New for this edition:
* 3 new chapters on Reading, Writing an Essay, and Reflecting
* Updated Works Cited
* Texts discussed in the book keyed to the latest edition of the Norton Anthology of English Literature
Dermot Cavanagh is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Edinburgh. His interests centre on early modern political theatre, especially its relationship to late medieval drama and poetry.
Alan Gillis teaches creative writing as well as modern and contemporary poetry at the University of Edinburgh.
Michelle Keown is Lecturer in English Literature and the University of Edinburgh and specialises in Postcolonial literature and theory, particularly that of the Pacific region.
James Loxley works on Renaissance and early modern poetry and drama, especially the work of Ben Jonson; the literature and political discourse of the civil war period and the writing of Andrew Marvell; and contemporary literary theory, particularly issues of performativity.
Randall Stevenson is Professor of Twentieth-Century Literature at the University of Edinburgh.