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Best Anthology Books You Must Read

There are countless Anthology courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.

1. Concise Anthology of American Literature (7th Edition) (2010)

Best Anthology Books You Must ReadThis consise anthology offers a balanced approach to the enjoyment of reading American literature.  Over 20 new authors representing diverse cultural backgrounds allow students to read about unique experiences through the eyes of esteemed writers including Sonia Sanchez, Sherman Alexie, Maxine Hong Kingston, and Frances E.W. Harper.  New historical documents, including the romantic letters exchanged by John and Abigail Adams and an account of the Vietnam War through the eyes of a young soldier, provide an understanding for student readers.  Four groundbreaking…
Author(s): George McMichael, James S. Leonard, et al.

2. The Norton Anthology of American Literature (Ninth Edition) (Vol. Package 1: Volumes A and B) (2016)

Best Anthology Books You Must ReadA 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 reenergized 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…
Author(s): Robert S. Levine , Michael A. Elliott, et al.

3. Lives Through Literature: A Thematic Anthology (3rd Edition) (2000)

Best Anthology Books You Must ReadFor anyone—regardless of age, culture, or gender—in need of a catalyst to generate dynamic literary discussion and stimulating writing topics….
Author(s): Helane Levine Keating, Walter Levy

4. Retellings: A Thematic Literature Anthology (2003)

Best Anthology Books You Must ReadThis four-genre, thematically-arranged collection groups together selections that retell the same story or events: three interpretations of Cinderella from Walt Disney, The Brothers Grimm, and a Chinese folktale, for example, or the myth of Oedipus as told by Sophocles, Rita Dove, Randall Jarrell, and Sigmund Freud. Retellings includes many frequently taught works of fiction, poetry, drama, and non-fiction, as well as visual texts, and offers a complete introduction to reading, interpreting, and writing about literature….
Author(s): Arlene Clarke, Marlene B. Clarke , et al.

5. The Norton Anthology of American Literature (Ninth Edition) (Vol. Package 2: Volumes C, D, E) (Norton Anthology of American Literature, package 2) (2016)

Best Anthology Books You Must ReadA 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 reenergized 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…
Author(s): Robert S. Levine , Michael A. Elliott, et al.

6. Public Policy Theories, Models, and Concepts: An Anthology (1994)

Best Anthology Books You Must ReadWhile much has been written on public policy theory, this collection of Readings is a unique attempt to survey the literature and provide an overview and critique of the many theories, models, and concepts of public policy….
Author(s): Daniel C. McCool

7. Concise Anthology of American Literature (7th, 11) by [Paperback (2010)] (2010)

Best Anthology Books You Must ReadConcise Anthology of American Literature (7th, 11) by [Paperback (2010)]…
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8. The Norton Anthology of American Literature (Shorter Ninth Edition) (Vol. 1) (2017)

Best Anthology Books You Must ReadA responsive, refreshed, and media-rich revision of the market-leading anthology The most trusted anthology for complete works, balanced selections, and helpful editorial apparatus, The Norton Anthology of American Literature, Shorter Ninth Edition, features a cover-to-cover revision. General Editor Robert Levine and the four period editors―three of whom are new to the team―have reenergized the anthology. Fresh scholarship, NEW authors and topical clusters, a NEW ebook, and an enriched instructor site make the Norton Anthology an even better teaching tool for instructors and an unmatched value for students….
Author(s): Robert S. Levine

9. Touchstone Anthology of Contemporary Creative Nonfiction: Work from 1970 to the Present (2007)

Best Anthology Books You Must ReadFrom memoir to journalism, personal essays to cultural criticism, this indispensable anthology brings together works from all genres of creative nonfiction, with pieces by fifty contemporary writers including Cheryl Strayed, David Sedaris, Barbara Kingsolver, and more.Selected by five hundred writers, English professors, and creative writing teachers from across the country, this collection includes only the most highly regarded nonfiction work published since 1970. Contributers include: Jo Ann Beard, Wendell Berry, Eula Biss, Mary Clearman Blew, Charles…
Author(s): Lex Williford, Michael Martone

10. Reflections : An Anthology (2009)

Best Anthology Books You Must Read13 short stories, 8 speaches and alot more…
Author(s): Calvert School

11. The Longman Anthology of Drama and Theater: A Global Perspective (2004)

Best Anthology Books You Must ReadThe Longman Anthology of World Drama and Theatre is a fully-integrated text/anthology of drama with a global emphasis for the Introduction to Drama course. Divided into two parts: Part One covers the origins of drama: genres, conventions, styles and descriptions of roles, and Part Two is a six chapter anthology of plays, including plays from around the world with a solid core of western plays. Each chapter in Part Two includes visuals, maps, timelines, biographical and contextual headnotes, and an overview of the history and conventions of each period that help students gain a better…
Author(s): Mike Greenwald, Roger Schultz, et al.

12. Passageways (Anthology 2, Book B) (2003)

Best Anthology Books You Must ReadReading book with 15 interesting nonfiction selections. Each selection is followed by 18 multiple-choice questions, providing practice with key reading strategies. Selections also include 3 Explorations in Writing questions….
Author(s): Inc. editorial staff of Curriculum Assoc

13. Anthology of American Literature, Volume I (10th Edition) (2010)

Best Anthology Books You Must ReadThis two-volume anthology represents America's literary heritage from colonial times through the American renaissance to the contemporary era of post-modernism.  Volume I offers early contextual selections from Christopher Columbus and Gaspar Perez de Villagra, as well as an excerpt from the Iroquois League’s Constitution of the Five Nations, and ends with an extensive selection of the poetry of Emily Dickinson. This anthology is best known for its useful pedagogy, including extensive and straightforward headnotes and introductions, as well as its balanced approach to editorial…
Author(s): George McMichael, James S. Leonard, et al.

Books shelved as anthology: My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories by Stephanie Perkins, Must Love Hellhounds by Charlaine Harris, On the Prowl Anthology Editions uncovers and fashions cultural narratives as books, music collections, online experiences, and exhibitions. Stories of every caliber and color communicate and resonate within the new canon Anthology Editions seeks to establish. In book publishing, an anthology is a collection of literary works chosen by the compiler; it may be a collection of plays, poems, short stories, songs or excerpts by different authors. Anthologies are collections of smaller works which may be short stories, essays, or poems. Anthologies may be a blend of different authors following a central theme or genre, or else a book of short stories compiled by the same author. List of famous anthology books, listed alphabetically with jacket cover images of the books when available. Information for these popular anthology books is included as well, such as the author’s name and the book’s publication date. This list includes the best anthology novels, textbooks, and

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some anthology books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Eastern Systems for Western Astrologers: An Anthology

Author(s): Armstrong et al, Robin (Author)
Publisher: Weiser Books, Year: April 1, 1997, Size: 22 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2394605

Curiosities and Splendour: An anthology of classic travel literature

Author(s): Lonely Planet
Publisher: Lonely Planet, Year: 2019, Size: 3 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2339412

Enlightenment Thought: An Anthology of Sources

Author(s): Margaret L. King
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Year: 2019, Size: 1 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2339490

Enlightenment Thought. An Anthology of Sources

Author(s): Margaret L. King
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc., Year: 2019, Size: 5 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2340531

An Anthology of London in Literature, 1558-1914: 'Flower of Cities All'

Author(s): Geoffrey G. Hiller, Peter L. Groves, Alan F. Dilnot
Publisher: Springer International Publishing;Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2019, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2354601

Presumptions and Burdens of Proof: An Anthology of Argumentation and the Law

Author(s): coll.
Publisher: University Alabama Press, Year: 2019, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2386150

Chicano and Chicana Art: A Critical Anthology

Author(s): Jennifer A Gonzalez; Ondine Chavoya; Chon Noriega; Terezita Romo
Publisher: Duke University Press Books, Year: 2019, Size: 14 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2412637

Advances in Global Marketing: A Research Anthology

Author(s): Leonidas C. Leonidou, Constantine S. Katsikeas, Saeed Samiee, Bilge Aykol (eds.)
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2018, Size: 8 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2153044

Class : the anthology

Author(s): Aronowitz, Stanley; Roberts, Michael James
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Year: 2018, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2178473

Auroville: Dream and Reality: An Anthology of Writing

Author(s): Akash Kapur
Publisher: Penguin Random House, Year: 2018, Size: 5 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2186992

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are truly record-breakers according to Chicago Tribune, others are drafted by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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