Kelly J. Mays
W. W. Norton & Company
The most reliable resource for teaching pupils to read closely and thoughtfully, as well as to write effectively.
The Norton Introduction to Literature provides an interesting and well-rounded selection of works of literature that can be used for a variety of classes. The Shorter Twelfth Edition is unparalleled in its guidance of understanding, analyzing, and writing about literature. It offers a thorough treatment of historical and critical context, the most comprehensive media package available, and a rich suite of tools to encourage close reading and thoughtful writing. Additionally, it is the only edition to offer all of these features at once.