Abrams, M. H.The Norton Anthology of English Literature W. W. Norton & Company 1996 0393968081 / 9780393968088 TRADE PAPERBACK Used; Good W W Norton & Co Inc (Np), 2006. Book Condition: Good. 6th. Has some hand written notes. This anthology aims to enable the reader to gauge the achievement of principal authors of English literature by providing examples of their most characteristic work. Works featured range from Beowulf written in the 15th century to contemporary literature from the likes of Larkin and Rushdie.