The Broadview Anthology of American Literature: Reconstruction to the Twenty-First Century

These forthcoming volumes covering Reconstruction through to the twenty-first century will take the same approach as the first two volumes.

The Broadview Anthology of American Literature rethinks American literature, foregrounding a diverse range of voices  while also including a full range of major works.

“I am eager to teach with this cutting-edge anthology!”
— Koritha Mitchell, The Ohio State University

The Broadview Anthology of American Literature promises to be a dynamic addition to the genre—I’m very much looking forward to teaching from it.”
— Michael Borgstrom, San Diego State University

“I’m very excited to teach from this new anthology!”
— Megan Walsh, St. Bonaventure University

Forthcoming late 2024. To request a copy, write to examcopies@broadviewpress.com.

General Editors

Derrick Spires, Cornell University
Christina Roberts, Seattle University
Joseph Rezek, Boston University
Justine Murison, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Laura Mielke, University of Kansas
Christopher Looby, UCLA
Rodrigo Lazo, UC Irvine
Alisha Knight, Washington College
Hsuan Hsu, UC Davis
Rachel Greenwald Smith, Saint Louis University
Michael Everton, Simon Fraser University
Christine Bold, University of Guelph

Description

Covering American literature from Reconstruction through to the twenty-first century, these volumes represent a substantial reconceiving of the canon of American literature since the Civil War. Guided by the latest scholarship in American literary studies, and deeply committed to inclusiveness, social responsibility, and rigorous contextualization, the anthology balances representation of widely agreed-upon major works with a thoroughgoing reassessment of the canon that emphasizes American literature’s diversity, variety, breadth, and connections with the rest of the Americas.

Volumes and Format

In 2022 we will publish The Broadview Anthology of American Literature, Volume A: Beginnings to 1820 and Volume B: 1820 to Reconstruction.

Volumes A & B will also be available in a combination package, priced at a discount for survey courses.

Volumes covering Reconstruction to the twenty-first century are forthcoming, late 2024.