Buying the right book editions (English students) Watch

AmeliaBaldwin
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Can any English students (or potential English students) tell me whether it is better to pay more for the recommended edition of a novel, e.g. Moll Flanders, or to go with a cheaper edition?
I have the Norton Anthology already but for modules like 'Introduction to the Novel' there is a reading list with the 'recommended edition' but then also a list of 'also available' editions. Thank you in advance.
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You can find them on abebooks maybe?
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I'm starting my first year of English Lit this year so have had the same worries as you. Both my unis have got recommended versions so I've been thinking whether to get the recommended editions, but my cousin is in her third year of a Lit degree starting September and she said if she's going to annotate a text etc. then she'll buy the cheaper editions (e.g. Wordsworth Classics), but she's still got the recommended editions too - so she owns the Arden Hamlet but she'll annotate the Wordsworth edition.

Personally, I'm taking my texts that I already own in whatever edition they are, but I'll buy the recommended editions as and when I need to just in case I turn up with two of the same text without having needed to. Everything I haven't got already tho I'll be buying in the recommended edition I think.
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i'm actually struggling to find the norton anthology that they suggest bc they specify m h abrams but also the ninth or tenth editions - could anyone help me out by showing me covers or sending me links of the definite edition we should buy?
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