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  • An Essay on the Art of Ingeniously Tormenting

    Perhaps the first extended non-fiction prose satire written by an English woman, Jane Collier’s An Essay on the Art of Ingeniously Tormenting (1753) is a…

  • A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder

    Drifting on a sailing boat off the Canary Islands, four British gentlemen take turns reading a manuscript that they find inside a copper cylinder discovered…

  • Clear Writing

    Clear Writing is a compact, varied, and very readable collection of prose, designed to provide models of excellent and engaging writing for courses in rhetoric,…

  • Gulliver’s Travels

    In this narrative of the gullible ship’s doctor Lemuel Gulliver and his extraordinary travels, Jonathan Swift takes readers through a series of apparently child-like fantasy…

  • Love in Excess – Second Edition

    Eliza Haywood (1693-1756) was one of the most successful writers of her time; indeed, the two most popular English novels in the early eighteenth-century were…

  • Moll Flanders

    Born to a petty thief in London’s notorious Newgate prison and determined to make her way in a rapacious and materialistic society, Moll Flanders recounts…

  • The Adventures of Rivella

    Delarivier Manley is increasingly coming to the fore as a prominent figure in early eighteenth-century fiction, and The Adventures of Rivella in particular has been…

  • The Age of Authors

    Eighteenth-century critics differed about almost everything, but if there was one point on which they almost universally agreed, it was that they were living through…

  • 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 Expository Prose – Third Canadian Edition

    The third Canadian edition of this anthology has been substantially revised and updated for a contemporary audience; a selection of classic essays from earlier eras…

  • The Broadview Anthology of Expository Prose – Third Edition

    The third edition of this anthology has been substantially revised and updated for a contemporary American audience; a selection of classic essays from earlier eras…

  • The Broadview Anthology of Poetry

    “The purpose of The Broadview Anthology of Poetry is to present a wide range of poetry written in English. [Though the poems are arranged chronologically],…

  • The Broadview Anthology of Poetry – Second Edition

    Among the poets new to this edition are such leading names as Americans Robert Pinsky, Louise Erdrich and Louise Glück; Britons James Fenton and Carol…

  • The Broadview Introduction to Literature – Second Edition

    Designed for courses taught at the introductory level in Canadian universities and colleges, this new anthology provides a rich selection of literary texts. Unlike many…

  • The Broadview Introduction to Literature: Concise Edition – Second Edition

    A contemporary, Canadian, and diverse update of Broadview’s concise introduction to literature. Pedagogically current and uncommon in its breadth of representation, The Broadview Introduction to…

  • The Broadview Introduction to Literature: Literary Non-Fiction – Second Edition

    Designed for courses taught at the introductory level in Canadian universities and colleges, this new anthology provides a rich selection of literary texts. Unlike many…

  • The Broadview Reader – Third Edition

    This new edition includes most of the essays that have made The Broadview Reader one of the most popular first-year textbooks in Canada, and adds…

  • The Excellencies of Robert Boyle

    Robert Boyle, one of the most important intellectuals of the seventeenth century, was a gifted experimenter, an exceptionally able philosopher, and a dedicated Christian. In…

  • The Great Irish Famine: A History in Documents

    In the fall of 1845, a mysterious blight ravaged Ireland’s potato harvest, beginning a prolonged period of starvation, suffering, and emigration that reduced the Irish…

  • The Time Machine

    Wells was interested in the implications of evolutionary theory on the future of human beings at the biological, sociological, and cultural levels, and The Time…

  • The Tragedy of Tragedies

    Best known today for the novels Joseph Andrews and Tom Jones, Henry Fielding was just as renowned in his own time as a prolific and…

  • The Travels of Hildebrand Bowman

    The Travels of Hildebrand Bowman (1778) tells the story of a fictional midshipman abandoned in Queen Charlotte Sound, New Zealand, after a battle with Maori…

  • Understanding the Essay

    This is a book on how to read the essay, one that demonstrates how reading is inextricably tied to the art of writing. It aims…