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The Broadview Anthology of British Literature : Concise Volume A - Second Edition

"With the publication of The Broadview Anthology of British Literature , teachers and students in survey and upper-level undergraduate courses have a compelling alternative to the established anthologies from Norton and Longman. ... This is a very real intellectual, as well as pedagogical, achi...

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The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: Concise Volume B - Second Edition

"Sets a new standard by which all other anthologies of British literature will now have to be measured." – Graham Hammill, SUNY Buffalo

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The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: The Medieval Period - Second Edition

This new edition of the Anthology offers expanded selections from authors such as Chaucer and Langland and also includes material from new authors such as Gower.

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The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: The Renaissance and the Early Seventeenth Century - Second Edition

This is the new edition of the second volume of the Broadview Anthology of British Literature, the "new standard" in British literature anthologies.

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The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century - Second Edition

"...a compelling alternative to the established anthologies by Norton and Longman. … This is a very real intellectual, as well as pedagogical, achievement." – Nicholas Watson, Harvard University

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The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: The Age of Romanticism - Second Edition

This is a new edition of Volume 4 of the anthology that has been called "the new standard."

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The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: The Victorian Era - Second Edition

"...an exciting achievement ... It sets a new standard by which all other anthologies of British literature will now have to be measured." - Graham Hammill, SUNY Buffalo

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The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: The Twentieth Century and Beyond

"Broadview has done an exquisite job in assembling this exceptional and exhaustive collection. Very nice indeed!" - Nat Hardy, Rogers State University

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The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: The Early Twentieth Century

Volume 6 of The Broadview Anthology of British Literature is now available in a two-volume format, with Volume 6A: The Early Twentieth Century extending to the end of WWII, and Volume 6B: The Late Twentieth Century and Beyond covering beyond WWII. 

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The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: The Late Twentieth Century and Beyond

Volume 6 of The Broadview Anthology of British Literature is now available in a two-volume format, with Volume 6A: The Early Twentieth Century extending to the end of WWII, and Volume 6B: The Late Twentieth Century and Beyond covering beyond WWII. 

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The Broadview Introduction to Literature

"Informative, accessible, and far from dry, The Broadview Introduction to Literature encourages students to make the transition from literary appreciation to literary analysis and, equally importantly, to enjoy doing so." - Vanessa Warne, University of Manitoba

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The Broadview Introduction to Literature: Drama

"This is an excellent text for a generalist audience of first-year students and for more advanced readers." - Patricia Rigg, Acadia University

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The Broadview Introduction to Literature: Poetry

"Provides a full picture of the breadth of literature in English.... It is an excellent choice for any introductory college or university English literature course." - Jeoff Bull, Humber College

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The Broadview Introduction to Literature: Short Fiction

" The Broadview Introduction to Literature presents a judicious selection of literature from around the world and across the centuries….[T]his anthology invites readers to consider markedly different … orientations to the study of literature and the multiple ways writers present complex ide...

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The Broadview Introduction to Literature: Literary Non-Fiction

"The new Broadview Introduction to Literature has something for everyone, from the classical and canonical to the contemporary and quirky." - Lorraine DiCicco, King’s University College

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Folk and Fairy Tales - Fourth Edition

This new edition of Broadview’s best-selling textbook includes more in-depth critical material and more variations on classic fairy tales.

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Folk and Fairy Tales - Concise Edition

"An engaging, accessible anthology of well-loved as well as overlooked tales, the latest edition of Folk and Fairy Tales would be my first choice among the many fairy-tale anthologies available for students." - Kristiana Willsey, Marvels & Tales

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The Broadview Anthology of Short Fiction - Second Edition

"This anthology is a perfect blend of the canonical stories essential in an anthology aimed at undergraduates, and adventurous and thought-provoking selections from recent years." - Maude Hines, Portland State University

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The Broadview Anthology of Short Fiction - Third Edition

"The third edition of The Broadview Anthology of Short Fiction is another Broadview masterpiece. As in previous editions, a canonical core blends beautifully with the inclusion of fresh contemporary authors, creating an anthology that is useful in a wide variety of settings." - Katie ...

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The Broadview Anthology of Expository Prose - Second Edition

"Broadview has surpassed itself. This eclectic anthology represents the essay as a supple form of expression, and its subject as all that pertains to the human condition. Invaluable for the classroom, this collection will also challenge, amuse, provoke, and console the general reader." –...

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The Broadview Anthology of Poetry - First Edition

"In reconsidering the canon of English language poetry, the editors have been as creative as they are generous." - David Shevin, Tiffin University

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The Broadview Anthology of Poetry - Second Edition

"An excellent anthology, bringing together the necessary and the unfamiliar. Nicely presented, with unobtrusive annotation—almost not a textbook at all." - C.J.S. Lock, University of Toronto

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The Broadview Anthology of Drama (Volume I)

"The expertly written introductions provide excellent orientations to each historical era and individual play. A useful and thoroughly engaging anthology!" - Jerry Dickey, University of Arizona

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The Broadview Anthology of Drama (Volume II)

"Introductions are clear, footnotes are useful, and many translations are freshly commissioned, making this an appealing text for both undergraduate and graduate survey courses." - Andrew Sofer, Boston College

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The Broadview Anthology of Drama, concise edition

"With its broad representation of women and multi-ethnic playwrights, this new volume makes itself available to a considerable range of teaching, learning, and production circumstances." - David Fancy, Brock University

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"We Must Be Up and Doing"

The diverse readings in this unique anthology give students a sense of early black feminism across regions, movements and organizations.

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Academic Reading

" Academic Reading offers accessible examples of real scholarly discourse." - Brian Turner, University of Winnipeg

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Across Cultures/Across Borders

Provocative and nuanced, these essays, newly written for this anthology, offer fresh perspectives on Aboriginal literatures today.

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The Age of Authors

"Including a rich selection of essays by both important and freshly discovered writers, with a lively introduction setting out the cultural context of the period, th[is] book is an essential guide for any reader interested in eighteenth-century literature and print and book history." - B...

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British Literature: A Historical Overview, Volume A

An introductory overview volume designed for British Literature survey courses being taught independent of a survey anthology.

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British Literature: A Historical Overview, Volume B

An introductory overview volume designed for British Literature survey courses being taught independent of a survey anthology.

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The Broadview Anthology of Literature of the Revolutionary Period 1770-1832

This groundbreaking and comprehensive new anthology broadens our understanding of Romantic-era literature without sacrificing coverage of major authors.

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The Broadview Anthology of Medieval Drama

"...the ideal undergraduate text for demonstrating the teeming richness of the earliest British theatre." - Gail McMurray Gibson, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of English, Davidson College

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The Broadview Anthology of Nineteenth-Century British Performance

"I know of no better introduction to the lavish, witty, foolish, and romantic plays of the period; the range of subject matter and the exuberant music and acting will astonish and delight readers. Nineteenth-century drama, at last, comes alive in this brilliant collection." - Martha Vicinus, El...

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The Broadview Anthology of Restoration and Early Eighteenth-Century Drama

This comprehensive and inclusive anthology is the best of its kind.

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The Broadview Anthology of Restoration and Early Eighteenth-Century Drama, Concise Edition

With twenty-one plays, the concise edition is half the length of the full anthology without compromising its breadth. Each play is fully annotated and prefaced with an historical introduction.

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The Broadview Anthology of Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Comedy

"This volume offers editions of the plays ideal for classroom use and the contextual material necessary in order to better understand Restoration and eighteenth-century comedy." - Fiona Ritchie, McGill University

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The Broadview Anthology of Romantic Drama

This comprehensive and wide-ranging anthology includes ten fully edited and annotated Romantic plays, as well as an Appendix of reviews and contemporary essays on the theater, a Glossary of Actors and Actresses, and a guide to further reading.

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The Broadview Anthology of Seventeenth-Century Prose

"This ambitious and thoughtful anthology deserves a large audience." - Tom Clayton, University of Minnesota

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The Broadview Anthology of Seventeenth-Century Verse

"This ambitious and thoughtful anthology deserves a large audience." - Tom Clayton, University of Minnesota

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The Broadview Anthology of Seventeenth-Century Verse and Prose

"This ambitious and thoughtful anthology deserves a large audience." - Tom Clayton,  University of Minnesota

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The Broadview Anthology of Sixteenth-Century Poetry and Prose

"This compendium is destined to become the anthology of choice for teaching the literature of the sixteenth century." - Don Beecher, Carleton University

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The Broadview Anthology of Victorian Poetry and Poetic Theory

"A comprehensive and intelligent selection...fills a long-standing need." - Thomas Hoberg, Northeastern Illinois University

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The Broadview Anthology of Victorian Poetry and Poetic Theory, Concise Edition

"A long-overdue collection that balances representative and canonical works with traditionally under-represented ones" - Barbara Gates, University of Delaware

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The Broadview Anthology of Victorian Prose, 1832-1901

"A cause for celebration! ...this anthology will be a blessing to teachers, students, and scholars interested in the explosive growth of print media in the Victorian period." - Christopher Keep, University of Western Ontario

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The Broadview Anthology of Victorian Short Stories

"A ground-breaking contribution to teaching and research, with a wide-ranging and original selection of stories by 19th-century writers." - Elaine Showalter, Princeton University

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The Broadview Reader

One of the most popular first year textbooks in Canada, maintaining a balance of Canadian and non-Canadian essays.

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The Broadview Reader in Book History

Covering topics from the dawn of print to hypertext, this anthology is a current and comprehensive look at book history.

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A Companion to Chaucer and his Contemporaries

This is the only current, student-friendly anthology of source texts designed for a course on Chaucer or medieval literature.

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Concert of Voices - Second Edition

This new edition of Concert of Voices is a wide-ranging and compelling collection of literature from the English-speaking world.

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Glances Backward

" Glances Backward breaks new ground in gay studies. It offers the best introduction to the period when homosexuality was just finding its voice. A landmark text." - David Van Leer, University of California, Davis

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Gothic Evolutions

Gothic Evolutions celebrates gothic literature's contentious, contradictory history with a distinctive selection of poetry, short fiction, and theory.

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Her Kind

"Professor Cahill's reinvention of these myths is brilliant and salutory." - Professor David Ball, Smith College

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Improved by Cultivation

"A wonderful collection. Popular and entertaining writing that will still resonate with readers today." - David Marshall, University of Calgary

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King Lear

"The Broadview chooses the Folio as the basic text, but, significantly, adds notes throughout that point out the differences appearing in the Quarto version. In addition, in the case of the three scenes in which differences are most pronounced, the anthology prints both Folio and Quarto versio...

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Literary Pluralities

"Offers many informed and impassioned insights on contemporary Canadian Culture and literature." - Books in Canada

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Literature of the Women's Suffrage Campaign in England

"This is an invaluable anthology." - Valerie Sanders, The University of Hull

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Marvelous Transformations

"...a most original book that will be useful to readers who seek to grasp the mysterious changes that fairy tales have undergone ever since once upon a time." - Jack Zipes, Professor Emeritus, University of Minnesota

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Native Poetry in Canada: A Contemporary Anthology

"Such a gathering of writers and words, to borrow a phrase from Wayne Keon, makes 'all the stars/cooperate/and come out shining.'" - Lorna Crozier, University of Victoria

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Nightwalkers

"This anthology will open up new avenues for debate about the intersection of sex, labour and representation not only in eighteenth-century studies, but also in the analysis of British social history more generally." - Daniel O'Quinn, University of Guelph

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Nine Medieval Romances of Magic

Marijane Osborn translates into modern English nine lively medieval verse romances, in a form that both reflects the original and makes them inviting to a modern audience.

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Nineteenth-Century Stories by Women

This anthology brings together stories by both British and North American writers.

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Novel Definitions

The only anthology of its kind, Novel Definitions is a perfect addition to a course on the history of the novel or the 18th century novel.

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Old English Liturgical Verse

This is a student edition of Old English poems, dated from between 975 and 1060, that are based on liturgical material used in the Anglo-Saxon Church.

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Popular Plays by Women in the Restoration and Eighteenth Century

"Racy, funny, and sometimes downright bizarre, these plays are a delight to read and represent an exciting new resource for teachers of eighteenth-century drama and women's literature." - Jean I. Marsden, University of Connecticut

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Revolutions in Romantic Literature

This Broadview anthology of primary source materials is unique in its focus on Romantic literature and the ways in which the period was characterized by wide-ranging, self-conscious debates about the meaning of literature. 

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Science and Society

A unique anthology combining popular and academic science writing.

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Secret Commissions

"This is a book full of amazing stuff--Victorian in its facts, but contemporary in its themes. Great reporters doing great stories." - Nick Davies, investigative reporter, The Guardian

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A Serious Occupation

"Solveig C. Robinson's important and welcome collection, with knowledgeable headnotes and helpful footnotes, recovers substantial works of literary criticism by eighteen Victorian women." - Sally Mitchell, Temple University

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Sexing the Maple

"This book is bold, ambitious, and provocative." - Irene Gammel, Ryerson University  

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Twelfth Night

Shakespeare's Twelfth Night is presented in a stand-alone volume with introductory and contextual materials closely based on those found in the online component of The Broadview Anthology of British Literature .

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Unhomely States

"This book brings together the last forty years of impassioned Canadian debate on what remains our most charged, most unresolved, and always timely argument with and amongst ourselves." - Neil Besner, University of Winnipeg

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The Victorian Art of Fiction

The Victorian Art of Fiction presents important Victorian statements on the form and the function of fiction.

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The Waste Land and Other Poems

Only available in the US. "...an excellent text for classroom use. Students will appreciate the notes, which provide helpful and straightforward guidance. ...The introductory material is clear and informative, and the contextual material gathered in the last section of the book would enrich...

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Working-Class Women Poets in Victorian Britain

This unique new anthology brings to light a selection of previously unpublished poetry by working-class women of the Victorian era. It is the result of years of research in libraries, private collections, and archives.

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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.