The Norton Anthology of American Literature

The Norton Anthology of American Literature TH EDITION NINA BAYM

  • Title: The Norton Anthology of American Literature
  • Author: Nina Baym
  • ISBN: 9780393979015
  • Page: 190
  • Format: Unknown Binding

    One thought on “The Norton Anthology of American Literature”

    1. Why Norton? I'm glad you asked, friend! There are many schools of thought on anthologies, some negative, some positive, all fascinating. Of course, if you're buying this because it's a university textbook then really you have no choice; for the rest of us, there's more than meets the eye.The negative responses tend to come in a few forms:1: Anthologies reward superficiality. Much like surtitles at the opera, which help convey the surface meaning but encourage people not to "read" the music and t [...]

    2. Excellent content. It should have an e-book edition. As a physical book, the pages are rice paper thin. However, with its excessive weight it makes a sturdy door stop.

    3. I had this text for Creative Writing. We only read a small number of works from it, but it seems to have a good variety. It was not at thick as the other two I had for my English classes this semester and that made it my favorite of the three if I had to choose.

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