Search results: “"William Shakespeare"”

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  • As You Like It

    Both a witty satire of literary cliché and a tender meditation on the varieties of love, As You Like It continues to be one of…

  • Hamlet

    In the introduction to this new edition, David Bevington explores some key dilemmas and puzzles in this most famous of Shakespeare’s tragedies. What is the…

  • Henry IV – Part One

    Henry IV, Part One has been one of Shakespeare’s most popular plays since it was first produced, and was reprinted several times during the playwright’s…

  • Henry V

    Upon opening their expensive new book in 1623, buyers of the folio collection of William Shakespeare’s plays were promised The Life of Henry the Fift.…

  • How to Read (and Write About) Poetry

    How to Read (and Write About) Poetry invites students and others curious about poetry to join the critical conversation about a genre many find a…

  • Julius Caesar

    Julius Caesar is a key link between Shakespeare’s histories and his tragedies. Unlike the Caesar drawn by Plutarch in a source text, Shakespeare’s Caesar is…

  • King Lear

    The text of the play included here, prepared by Craig Walker for The Broadview Anthology of British Literature, has been acclaimed for its outstanding introductory…

  • Literary Theory and Criticism: An Introduction

    Literary Theory and Criticism: An Introduction provides an accessible overview of major figures and movements in literary theory and criticism from antiquity to the twenty-first…

  • Othello

    Although other Shakespeare plays offer higher body counts, more gore, and more plentiful scenes of heartbreak, Othello packs an unusually powerful affective punch, stunning us…

  • Poems: A Concise Anthology

    Presenting a broad range of fully annotated selections from the long history of poetry in English, this anthology provides a rich and extensive resource for…

  • 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 Drama, Volume 1: From Antiquity Through the Eighteenth Century

    The Broadview Anthology of Drama: Plays from the Western Theatre is a chronological presentation of 43 plays in two volumes, ranging from the ancient theatre…

  • The Broadview Anthology of Drama: Concise Edition

    The Broadview Anthology of Drama: Plays from the Western Theatre, concise edition is an overview of Western drama that offers chronological range and artistic variety…

  • 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 Anthology of Seventeenth-Century Verse

    The publication of The Broadview Anthology of Seventeenth-Century Verse and Prose is a literary event; this comprehensive volume is the first anthology of the period…

  • 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: Drama – 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: Poetry – 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 Merchant of Venice

    The Merchant of Venice is best known for its complex and ambiguous portrait of the Jewish moneylender Shylock—and of European anti-Semitism. Fascinating in its engagement…

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    The Tempest

    The world that William Shakespeare creates in The Tempest has many features that make it recognizably like the world we live in. There are bad,…

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    The Trojan Women

    Trojan Women tells the story of the survivors of the Trojan War, the women and children taken into slavery by the victorious Greek army. Through…

  • The Winter’s Tale

    Neither comedy nor tragedy, The Winter’s Tale contains elements of each genre, and defies easy classification. It experiments, like many of Shakespeare’s late plays, with…