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The Norton Reader with 2016 MLA Update (Paperback)

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By Melissa Goldthwaite (General editor), Joseph Bizup (Editor), John Brereton (Editor), Anne Fernald (Editor), Linda Peterson (Editor)
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THIS TITLE HAS BEEN UPDATED TO REFLECT THE 2016 MLA UPDATE.


The classic reader that has introduced millions of students to the essay as a genre.


The Norton Reader features the largest and most diverse collection of essays, from classic to contemporary—155 in the Full edition, 95 in the Shorter. With 60 new essays almost all written in the last decade, a new ebook option, and a unique companion website that makes the book searchable by theme, genre, rhetorical mode, author, keyword—and more, the Fourteenth Edition is ideal for today’s composition classes.

About the Author


Melissa A. Goldthwaite (Ph.D., The Ohio State University), General Editor, is Professor of English at Saint Joseph’s University, where she teaches composition, creative writing, and rhetorical theory. Her books include Books That Cook: The Making of a Literary Meal (New York University Press, 2014), The Norton Pocketbook of Writing by Students (2010), Surveying the Literary Landscapes of Terry Tempest Williams (University of Utah Press, 2003), and The St. Martin’s Guide to Teaching Writing (Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2003, 2008, 2014).

Joseph Bizup (Ph.D., Indiana University) is an Associate Professor of English and Director of the College of Arts & Sciences Writing Program at Boston University. He previously taught and directed writing programs at Yale University and Columbia University in the City of New York. His scholarly interests include nineteenth-century literature, especially nonfiction prose, and writing studies, especially genre, style, and argumentation.

John Brereton (Ph.D., Rutgers University) is a Professor of English, Emeritus, at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. Previously he served as Executive Director of the Calderwood Writing Initiative at the Boston Athenaum. He has taught writing at Harvard University, Wayne State University, Brandeis University, and the City University of New York. His scholarship focuses on the history of teaching English literature and composition.

Anne E. Fernald is Professor of English and Women's Studies at Fordham University. She is the author of Virginia Woolf: Feminism and the Reader and editor of a textual edition of Mrs. Dalloway for Cambridge University Press. Her articles have appeared in Feminist Studies, Modern Fiction Studies, Guernica, Open Letters Monthly, and multiple edited collections.

Linda Peterson (Ph.D., Brown University) was Professor of English at Yale University and was published widely on nonfiction prose, notably life-writing and women's authorship. She co-directed the Bass Writing Program at Yale for twenty-five years and served as president of the Council of Writing Program Administrators.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780393617405
ISBN-10: 0393617408
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: October 31st, 2016
Pages: 1200
Language: English