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Jack of Newbury

“Expertly introduced and judiciously annotated by Peter Herman, this modernized Jack of Newbury will engage readers with what Herman excitingly calls ‘an alternative history of England.’” — Heidi Brayman Hackel, University of California, Riverside

Miracles of the Virgin in Middle English

Supremely powerful and fascinating to medieval believers, the Virgin Mary is presented in complex, compelling, and sometimes contradictory ways in this unique collection.

The Broadview Pocket Guide to Writing - Fourth Edition

“ The Broadview Guide to Writing is a carefully organized manual that will prove useful and engaging to instructors and students alike.” — Anne Quéma, Acadia University

The Second Treatise of Civil Government

This classic of modern political philosophy is contextualized for the student reader through a focused but concise introduction and helpful annotations.

The Western Captive and Other Indian Stories

“This is an impressive scholarly edition…. Clearly, there is no other major text of American literature to compare directly with The Western Captive ”  — Florence Howe

The Blithedale Romance

“The Broadview edition of The Blithedale Romance is an exceptional scholarly achievement.” — Eric J. Sundquist, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of the Humanities, Johns Hopkins University

The Wooing of Our Lord and The Wooing Group Prayers

“This edition is a long awaited gift for scholars and students alike. Catherine Innes-Parker has produced an extremely fine volume that includes an edition of all the Wooing Group texts in the original …” — Jennifer Brown, Marymount Manhattan College

How to Read (and Write About) Poetry

“Susan Holbrook’s How to Read (and Write About) Poetry is a terrific textbook for helping students become more confident and careful readers of poetry.” — Deborah Mix, Ball State University

Literary Theory and Criticism: An Introduction

“A skillful balancing of erudition and accessibility, Anne Stevens’s Literary Theory and Criticism is a welcome and much-needed addition to the small number of books that introduce theories of literature in the classroom.” — David Roh, University of Utah


Broadview Press acknowledges the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund, and also acknowledges the support of the Ontario Media Development Corporation. Freehand Books, an imprint of Broadview, acknowledges the support of the Canadian Council of the Arts.