Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Contest: Norton Anthology Recitation

The Norton Anthology – the people who bring you volumes 1 through 5 of American literature in your survey course, and A through F – bring you their annual Student Recitation Contest!
  • Deadline: March 23, 2015
  • Prizes: Four prizes, $200 each—one for each option to recite a poem
Brief directions:
  • Choose one of these four poems:
William Shakespeare, Sonnet 116: “Let me not to the marriage of true minds”
Walt Whitman, “Beat! Beat! Drums!”
Phillis Wheatley, “To S.M., a Young African Painter, on Seeing His Works”
Emily Dickinson, “After great pain, a formal feeling comes”
  • Each can be found in Norton’s anthologies.
  • Submissions must be under 5 minutes long.
  • Email a video link (such as YouTube).
  • Supply:
1) Name of entrant; 2) Email address
; 3) Type of student (college or high school)
; 4) Name of school
; 5) Work recited.
  • Questions? Contact, or tweet @NortonAnthology.
Printable poster below. For updates, visit Norton on Facebook or Twitter.

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