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  • Bleak House

    The labyrinthine, ingenious plot of Bleak House focuses on the seemingly endless lawsuit Jarndyce and Jarndyce, an inheritance dispute that has been moving through the…

  • City & Country: A Broadview Gift Package

    Broadview Gift Packages contain thematically linked editions that are perfect for gift-giving—or for stocking your own library. Broadview staff have drawn together compelling combinations of…

  • Cranford

    Elizabeth Gaskell’s episodic second novel, sometimes dismissed as nostalgically “charming,” is now considered by many critics to be her most sophisticated work. The country town…

  • Emma

    Jane Austen’s Emma (1816) tells the story of the coming of age of Emma Woodhouse, “handsome, clever, and rich,” who “had lived nearly twenty-one years…

  • Hard Times

    Despite the title, Dickens’s portrayal of early industrial society here is less relentlessly grim than that in novels by contemporaries such as Elizabeth Gaskell or…

  • Investigating Cholera in Broad Street: A History in Documents

    This book features various accounts of a cholera outbreak in West London that killed over 500 people in ten days during the late summer of…

  • John Halifax, Gentleman

    This 1856 novel, one of the most beloved of the Victorian period, follows the life, from childhood to death, of an orphaned boy who grows…

  • Mary Barton

    Mary Barton first appeared in 1848, and has since become one of the best known novels on the ‘condition of England,’ part of a nineteenth-century…

  • Nineteenth-Century Stories by Women

    “The female novelist of the nineteenth century may have frequently encountered opposition and interference from the male literary establishment, but the female short story writer,…

  • Phoebe Junior

    Margaret Oliphant, one of the most prolific and popular Victorian novelists, essayists, and reviewers, has been compared both in her day and our own to…

  • The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: Concise Volume B, 3e – Modified eBook International Edition

    This Modified Ebook version of The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: Concise Volume B, 3rd edition is available for purchase in select international territories, and…

  • The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: One-Volume Compact Edition

    In all six of its volumes, The Broadview Anthology of British Literature presents British literature in a truly distinctive light. Fully grounded in sound literary…

  • The Broadview Anthology of Social and Political Thought: From Machiavelli to Nietzsche – Modified Ebook Edition

    This modified ebook version of The Broadview Anthology of Social and Political Thought: From Machiavelli to Nietzsche  includes 90% of the material available in the…

  • The Broadview Anthology of Victorian Short Stories

    The Broadview Anthology of Victorian Short Stories beautifully demonstrates the astonishing variety and ingenuity of Victorian short stories. This collection brings together works focused on…