Home


THE BROADVIEW BRITISH BOOKSHELF: A DIGITAL LIBRARY


FORTHCOMING


  • The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: Concise Volume A – Fourth Edition
    The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: Concise Volume A – Fourth Edition
    The two-volume Broadview Anthology of British Literature, Concise Edition provides an attractive alternative to the full six-volume anthology. Though much more compact, the concise edition …
  • A Field Guide to Climate Change
    A Field Guide to Climate Change

    This book is a guide for understanding climate change. The guide takes an interdisciplinary approach because climate change is simultaneously a matter of science, engineering, economics, politics, …

  • Vampire Literature
    Vampire Literature

    Vampire Literature: An Anthology is the first anthology of vampire literature designed specifically for use in the higher education classroom. As Nina Auerbach argues in her introduction …

  • Strengthening American Democracy: Reflection, Action, and Reform
    Strengthening American Democracy: Reflection, Action, and Reform
    Many experts have observed a world-wide trend toward “democratic deconsolidation,” reflected in America through declining trust in government at all levels and the rise of authoritarian thinking. …
  • Academic Writing Now - with Readings
    Academic Writing Now – with Readings

    Academic Writing Now: A Brief Guide for Busy Students is a rhetoric designed to cover the basics of a college writing course in a concise, student-friendly format. Anything inessential to …

  • Walt Whitman: Selected Poetry and Prose
    Walt Whitman: Selected Poetry and Prose
    This compact edition, designed for use in undergraduate courses, collects a substantial selection of Whitman’s poems. Highlights include the full text of the 1855 Preface to Leaves of …
  • Plain Aesthetics
    Plain Aesthetics
    Plain Aesthetics is an introduction to philosophical aesthetics and the philosophy of art written for all audiences. While students studying philosophy will find it informative, it is …
  • The Prince
    The Prince

    Provocative, brutally honest, and timeless, Machiavelli’s The Prince is one of the most important yet misunderstood writings in history. In it, Machiavelli lays bare the reality behind …

  • Black in America - Second Edition
    Black in America – Second Edition
    Black in America samples the breadth of nonfiction writing on African American experiences in the United States from the eighteenth century to the present. The anthology emphasizes …
  • The Broadview Guide to Grammar, Usage, and Punctuation
    The Broadview Guide to Grammar, Usage, and Punctuation

    For many years, the coverage of grammar and usage in The Broadview Guide to Writing has received particular praise. Now, for the first time, that material is made available in a …

NEW


  • The Broadview Introduction to Philosophy: Concise Edition
    The Broadview Introduction to Philosophy: Concise Edition

    The concise edition of The Broadview Introduction to Philosophy offers 44 historical and contemporary readings on core topics in Western philosophy, including philosophy of religion, …

  • A Youth in Germany
    A Youth in Germany

    This is the first critical, contextualized edition in English of Eine Jugend in Deutschland (1933), the remarkable autobiographical account of Ernst Toller (1893–1939), one of the most …

  • A Doll's House
    A Doll’s House

    This edition of one of the Western canon’s most iconic plays brings back into print the pivotal 1890 translation by William Archer. It was this translation that was largely responsible for the …

  • Hadji Murat
    Hadji Murat

    Based on historical events, Tolstoy’s beloved final novella tells the story of the rebel leader Hadji Murat—whom Tolstoy described as “the leading daredevil of the Caucasus”—and of the …

  • Passing
    Passing

    Written at the height of the Harlem Renaissance (the first sustained artistic movement by African Americans) and of Jim Crow (one of this cultural group’s greatest obstacles), Nella Larsen’s …

  • The Broadview Anthology of Medieval Arthurian Literature
    The Broadview Anthology of Medieval Arthurian Literature

    This teaching anthology collects texts from the vast archive of medieval Arthurian literature. It includes selections from mainstream canonical authors, such as Geoffrey of Monmouth and Sir Thomas …

  • The Essays Only You Can Write
    The Essays Only You Can Write

    The Essays Only You Can Write offers a perspective on essay writing that spotlights a writer’s uniqueness. Resisting the perception that personal and academic writing are at odds with …

  • Beyond the Binary: Thinking about Sex and Gender - Second Edition
    Beyond the Binary: Thinking about Sex and Gender – Second Edition

    How are sex and gender related? Are they the same thing? What exactly is gender? How many genders are there? What is the science on all of this? Is gender a product of nature, nurture, or both? …

  • The Mad Scientist’s Guide to Composition - MLA 2021 Update
    The Mad Scientist’s Guide to Composition – MLA 2021 Update

    Considering the composition classroom as a mad scientist’s laboratory, The Mad Scientist’s Guide to Composition introduces different kinds of writing as experiments. Writing an essay …

  • The Romance of the Forest
    The Romance of the Forest

    Adeline, the protagonist of Ann Radcliffe’s The Romance of the Forest, became a model for later Gothic heroines. Passionate, imaginative, and sensitive, in the course of the novel she …

  • The Noble Slaves
    The Noble Slaves

    This is the first ever critical edition of Penelope Aubin’s The Noble Slaves, a novel that shows women as both moral exemplars and independent adventurers in foreign lands. Its tales of …

  • Ways of Being in the World
    Ways of Being in the World
    Ways of Being in the World is an anthology of the Indigenous philosophical thought of communities across Turtle Island, offering readings on a variety of topics spanning many times and …

Recent Posts


  • Changes at Broadview Press

    Broadview Press CEO and Company Founder Don LePan today made the following announcement regarding management changes at the company, all of which are to take effect July 1. Leslie Dema, Broadview’s President since 2014, has decided for personal reasons to step down from that role. She will remain a valued member of Broadview’s Board of…

  • Three Ways to Divide Lear’s Kingdom

    Alexa Alice Joubin In the beginning of the tragedy, Shakespeare’s King Lear famously announces his abdication and decision to pass on the duty of governance to his daughters: “Divided in three our kingdom.” The scene of regal abdication of King Lear is folkloric in origin. Structurally, when the scene begins, there are other divisions paralleling…

  • “pray what is Man, but a Topsy-turvey Creature”

    Evan R. Davis; Nicholas D. Nace Are human beings nothing more than machines? Broadview is happy to offer this contrarian argument that we are, in fact, broomsticks. We look forward to the publication of The Broadview Anthology of British Satire, 1660-1750, edited by Evan R. Davis and Nicholas D. Nace.

  • Where There’s Smoke: A Spirited Early Defence of Tobacco

    Todd H.J. Pettigrew One of the great satisfactions of scholarship is discovering texts with which one is wholly unfamiliar and yet which one feels a real human connection. From the dim reaches of ages past, a voice finds its way to you, and you realize you have a friend who has not walked this earth…