The Norton Reader: An Anthology of Nonfiction

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Linda H. Peterson, John C. Brereton
W.W. Norton & Company, 2004 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1256 pages
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With a wide variety of genres, authors, subjects, a nd styles, The Norton Reader offers the largest and most thoughtfully chosen collection of essays available in one volume. Fifty-four new essays maintain the Reader's long-standing balance of classic and contemporary, canonical and lesser-known selections. The Eleventh Edition also includes important new coverage of visual and spoken textsover fifty photographs, paintings, drawings, and other images that were originally published with the essays, as well as a new prose form chapter on the spoken word. Available in this Shorter Edition, with fourteen thematic chapte rs, The Norton Reader has been carefully designed to support a wide range of teaching styles and situations.

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I really don't know why more people don't read this book or list it here. It is an incredible read, both for education or entertainment. I recommend anyone with an opportunity to read this do so. Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Linda H. Peterson is the Niel Gray, Jr. Professor of English at Yale University. Her books include "Victorian Women's Autobiography: The Poetics and Politics of Life Writing.

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