Norton Critical Editions:Nineteenth-Century Literature

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  • 9780393935561 72

    The Sufferings of Young Werther

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Stanley Corngold

    First Edition


    “Corngold’s new translation is of the very highest quality, punctiliously faithful to Goethe’s German and sensitive to gradations of style in this extraordinary, trail-blazing first novel.”
    —J. M. Coetzee, New York Review of Books

  • 9780393935608 72

    The Communist Manifesto

    Karl Marx, Frederic L. Bender

    Second Edition


    Karl Marx’s 1848 text is reframed in this revised Norton Critical Edition in the context of twenty-first-century theoretical debates, capitalist globalization, the information technology revolution, and contemporary struggles up to and including the 2011 “Arab Spring.”

  • 9780393911534 72


    Jane Austen, Patricia Meyer Spacks

    Second Edition


    Jane Austen’s last complete novel is now available in a revised Norton Critical Edition. The volume emphasizes new trends in critical discourse, which have enormous importance for our understanding of Austen’s achievement.

  • 9780393927641 72


    Jane Austen, George Justice

    Fourth Edition


    Jane Austen’s beloved comedic novel is now available in a revised and updated Norton Critical Edition.

  • 9780393925609 72

    Byron's Poetry and Prose

    George Gordon Byron, Alice Levine

    First Edition


    Byron's Poetry and Prose presents an extensive selection of Byron's poetry, letters, and journal entries in chronological clusters, allowing readers to see the changes that took place in his writing in the context of the places he lived and his fame, exile, and travels.