Title The Norton Anthology of American Literature, 9/e
Subtitle Volumes D: 1914-1945
Author Robert S. Levine, Michael A. Elliott, Sandra M. Gustafson, Amy Hungerford, Mary Loeffelholz
ISBN 9780393264494
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No of pages 1024
Book size 153 x 235 mm
Publishing year 2017
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A responsive, refreshed and media– rich revision of the market– leading anthology of American literature.

The most–trusted anthology for complete works, balanced selections and helpful editorial apparatus, The Norton Anthology of American Literature features a cover–to–cover revision. The ninth edition introduces new General Editor Robert Levine and three new– generation editors who have reenergised the volume across the centuries. Fresh scholarship, new authors—with an emphasis on contemporary writers—new topical clusters and a new ebook make the Norton Anthology an even better teaching tool and an unmatched value for students.





American Literature 1914– 1945



EDGAR LEE MASTERS (1868– 1950) Trainor, the Druggist     “Butch” Weldy     Margaret Fuller Slack     Nellie Clark     Abel Melveny  

EDWIN ARLINGTON ROBINSON (1869– 1935) Luke Havergal     Richard Cory     Miniver Cheevy     Eros Turannos

WILLA CATHER (1873– 1947) My Antonia     The Sculptor’s Funeral    

AMY LOWELL (1874– 1925) The Captured Goddess     Venus Transiens     Madonna of the Evening Flowers     September, 1918     St. Louis     New Heavens for Old

GERTRUDE STEIN (1874– 1946) The Making of Americans     [Introduction]     Tender Buttons     Objects



ALAN SEEGER: I Have a Rendezvous with Death ... 

ERNEST HEMINGWAY: Letter of August 18, 1918, to His Parents

E. E. CUMMINGS: From The Enormous Room

NEW YORK TIMES: Ethnological Map of the World

JESSIE REDMON FAUSET: From There Is Confusion

JOHN ALLAN WYETH JR.: Fromereville

GERTRUDE STEIN: From The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas

ROBERT FROST (1874– 1963) The Pasture     Mowing     Mending Wall     The Death of the Hired Man     Home Burial     After Apple– Picking     The Wood– Pile     The Road Not Taken     The Oven Bird     Birches     “Out, Out—”     Fire and Ice     Nothing Gold Can Stay     Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening     Desert Places     Design     Neither Out Far Nor In Deep     Provide, Provide     The Gift Outright     Directive     The Figure a Poem Makes

SUSAN GLASPELL (1876– 1948) Trifles

SHERWOOD ANDERSON (1876– 1941) Winesburg, Ohio     Hands     Mother     Adventure

CARL SANDBURG (1878– 1967) Chicago     Fog     Cool Tombs     Grass   

WALLACE STEVENS (1879– 1955) The Snow Man     A High– Toned Old Christian Woman     The Emperor of Ice– Cream     Disillusionment of Ten O’Clock     Sunday Morning     Anecdote of the Jar     Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird     The Idea of Order at Key West     Of Modern Poetry     The Plain Sense of Things

WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS (1883– 1963) The Young Housewife     Portrait of a Lady     Queen– Anne’s– Lace     The Widow’s Lament in Springtime     Spring and All     To Elsie     The Red Wheelbarrow     The Dead Baby     This Is Just to Say     A Sort of a Song     The Dance (“In Brueghel’s great picture, The Kermess”)     Burning the Christmas Greens     Landscape with the Fall of Icarus    

EZRA POUND (1885– 1972) To Whistler, American     Portrait dune Femme     A Virginal     A Pact     In a Station of the Metro     The River– Merchant’s Wife: A Letter     Villanelle: The Psychological Hour     Hugh Selwyn Mauberley (Life and Contacts)     The Cantos     I (“And then went down to the ship”)     XVII (“So that the vines burst from my fingers”)     XLV (“With Usura”)  

MODERNIST MANIFESTOS     F. T. MARINETTI: From Manifesto of Futurism     MINA LOY: Feminist Manifesto     EZRA POUND: From A Retrospect 

WILLA CATHER: From The Novel Demeuble     WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS: From Spring and All     LANGSTON HUGHES: From The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain

H.D. (HILDA DOOLITTLE) (1886– 1961) Mid– day     Oread     Leda     Fragment 113     Helen     From The Walls Do Not Fall

MARIANNE MOORE (1887– 1972) Poetry     Marriage     To a Snail     The Paper Nautilus     The Mind Is an Enchanting Thing     In Distrust of Merits

T. S. ELIOT (1888– 1965) The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock     Sweeney among the Nightingales     From Tradition and the Individual Talent     Gerontion     The Waste Land     The Hollow Men     Journey of the Magi     Four Quartets     Burnt Norton   

EUGENE O’NEILL (1888– 1953)     Long Day’s Journey into Night 

CLAUDE MCKAY (1889– 1948) The Harlem Dancer     Harlem Shadows     The Lynching    If We Must Die     Africa     America

KATHERINE ANNE PORTER (1890– 1980)     Flowering Judas     Pale Horse, Pale Rider 

ZORA NEALE HURSTON (1891– 1960)     Sweat     The Eatonville Anthology     How It Feels to Be Colored Me

NELLA LARSEN (1891– 1964)     Passing

EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY (1892– 1950)     Recuerdo     I Think I Should Have Loved You Presently     [I, being born a woman]     Apostrophe to Man     I Too beneath Your Moon, Almighty Sex     I Forgot for a Moment 

E. E. CUMMINGS (1894– 1962)     Thy fingers make early flowers of     in Just–      O sweet spontaneous     Buffalo Bill ‘s     the Cambridge ladies who live in furnished souls     “next to of course god america i     i sing of Olaf glad and big     somewhere i have never travelled,gladly beyond     anyone lived in a pretty how town     my father moved through dooms of love     pity this busy monster,manunkind

JEAN TOOMER (1894– 1967)     Cane     Georgia Dusk     Fern     Portrait in Georgia     Blood– Burning Moon     Seventh Street

F. SCOTT FITZGERALD (1896– 1940) Winter Dreams     Babylon Revisited

JOHN DOS PASSOS (1896– 1970) U.S.A.     The Big Money     Newsreel LXVIII     The Camera Eye (51)   

WILLIAM FAULKNER (1897– 1962) As I Lay Dying     A Rose for Emily     Barn Burning 

HART CRANE (1899– 1932) Chaplinesque     At Melville’s Tomb     The Bridge     To Brooklyn Bridge     From II. Powhatan’s Daughter     VII. The Tunnel  

ERNEST HEMINGWAY (1899– 1961) The Sun Also Rises     Chapter III [It was a warm spring night]     Hills Like White Elephants

THOMAS WOLFE (1900– 1938) The Lost Boy 

STERLING BROWN (1901– 1989) Mister Samuel and Sam     He Was a Man     Master and Man     Break of Day     Bitter Fruit of the Tree

LANGSTON HUGHES (1902– 1967) The Negro Speaks of Rivers     Mother to Son     I, Too     The Weary Blues     Mulatto     Song for a Dark Girl     Genius Child     Visitors to the Black Belt     Note on Commercial Theatre     Vagabonds     Words Like Freedom     Madam and Her Madam    Freedom [1]     Madam’s Calling Cards     Silhouette     Therne for English B    

JOHN STEINBECK (1902– 1968)     The Chrysanthemums

SOUNTEE CULLEN (1903– 1946)     Yet Do I Marvel     Incident     Heritage     From the Dark Tower     Uncle Jim  

NATHANAEL WEST (1903– 1940)     The Day of the Locust

RICHARD WRIGHT (1908– 1960)     The Man Who Was Almost a Man





About the General Editor:

Robert S. Levine (Ph.D. Stanford) is Distinguished University Professor of English and Distinguished Scholar– Teacher at the University of Maryland, College Park. He is the author of Conspiracy and Romance: Studies in Brockden BrownCooper, Hawthorne, and MelvilleMartin Delany, Frederick Douglass, and the Politics of Representative Identity; and Dislocating Race and Nation: Episodes in Nineteenth– Century American Literary Nationalism. He has edited a number of books, including The Cambridge Companion to Herman MelvilleMartin R. Delany: A Documentary ReaderHemispheric American Studies; and a Norton Critical Edition of Hawthorne’s The House of the Seven Gables.

About the Editors:

Michael A. Elliott (Editor, 1865–1914) Ph.D. Columbia, is Professor of English and American Studies at Emory University. He is the author of The Culture Concept: Writing and Difference in the Age of Realism and Custerology: The Enduring Legacy of the Indian Wars and George Armstrong Custer. He is also the co– editor of two additional books: The American Novel, 1865– 1940 (Volume 6 of the Oxford History of the Novel in English) and American Literary Studies: A Methodological Reader.

Sandra M. Gustafson (Editor, Beginnings to 1820), Ph.D. University of California at Berkeley, is Professor of English and American Studies at the University of Notre Dame. She is the author of Imagining Deliberative Democracy in the Early American Republic and Eloquence Is Power: Oratory and Performance in Early America and co– editor of Cultural Narratives: Textuality and Performance in American Culture before 1900. Since 2008 she has edited the MLA– affiliated journal Early American Literature. She is a faculty affiliate of Notre Dame’s Center for Civil and Human Rights and a faculty fellow at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.

Amy Hungerford (Editor, Literature Since 1945), Ph.D. Johns Hopkins, is Professor of English and American Studies and Director of the Division of the Humanities at Yale University. She is a scholar of twentieth– and twenty– first– century American literature and the author of The Holocaust of Texts: Genocide, Literature, and Personification; Postmodern Belief: American Literature and Religion Since 1960; and, most recently, Making Literature Now. She is a founder of the Post45 collective and site editor of the group’s open access journal on post– 1945 American literature and culture (post45.org).

Mary Loeffelholz (Ph.D. Yale) is Professor of English and Vice Provost for Academic Affairs at Northeastern University. She is the author of Dickinson and the Boundaries of Feminist TheoryExperimental Lives: Women and Literature, 1900–1945; and, most recently, From School to Salon: Reading Nineteenth– Century American Women’s Poetry. With Martha Nell Smith, she edited the Blackwell Companion to Emily Dickinson. Her essays have appeared in such journals as American Literary HistoryEnglish Literary History, the Yale Journal of Criticism, and Modern Language Quarterly.

Target Audience:

Students and Academicians of Literature, especially those interested in American Literature.


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