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    Of One Blood

    The Afrofuturist plot of Pauline E. Hopkins’s Of One Blood (1902-03) weaves together a lost African city, bigamy, incest, murder, ancient prophecies, a thwarted leopard…

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    The Knight of the Burning Pestle

    This volume presents a fresh new edition of the most important play by one of Shakespeare’s most creative contemporaries. Francis Beaumont’s The Knight of the…

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    A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison

    A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison offers a remarkable perspective on eighteenth-century America. A white settler by birth, Mary Jemison was taken…

  • The Medieval Bestiary in English

    First written in Egypt between the second and fourth centuries, the Physiologus brought together poetic descriptions of animals and their Christian allegories. As the Physiologus…

  • The Widow Ranter

    In her final play, Aphra Behn looks across the Atlantic and reimagines Bacon’s Rebellion, the notorious revolt whose participants took up arms against the government…

  • The Broadview Anthology of American Literature Volume A: Beginnings to 1820

    About the Anthology Covering American literature from its pre-contact Indigenous beginnings through the Reconstruction period, the first two volumes of The Broadview Anthology of American…

  • The Broadview Anthology of American Literature Volume B: 1820 to Reconstruction

    About the Anthology Covering American literature from its pre-contact Indigenous beginnings through the Reconstruction period, the first two volumes of The Broadview Anthology of American…

  • The Broadview Anthology of American Literature Volumes A & B: Beginnings to Reconstruction

    About the Anthology Covering American literature from its pre-contact Indigenous beginnings through the Reconstruction period, the first two volumes of The Broadview Anthology of American…

  • Selimus

    This Broadview Edition of Robert Greene’s Selimus is the first single-volume, modernized edition of this underrated dramatic gem in over a century. First published in…

  • Jane Eyre – Second Edition

    Jane Eyre, the story of a young girl and her passage into adulthood, was an immediate commercial success at the time of its original publication…

  • The Uninhabited House

    Charlotte Riddell’s The Uninhabited House (1875) tells the story of River Hall and the secrets that are hidden behind its doors. Within this haunted house,…

  • Branded

    When Branded: A Diary was published in Berlin in 1920, Emmy Hennings was called the most important woman writer of her day. Her autobiographical novel…

  • A Writing Studies Primer

    Writing is omnipresent in our lives, yet we too rarely stop and consider its history, tools, technologies, and mythologies. This volume introduces student readers to…

  • Folk and Fairy Tales – Second Concise Edition

    This concise version of Folk and Fairy Tales is designed to provide a more compact and versatile collection for teaching children’s literature. Like the complete…

  • The Witch of Edmonton

    At the center of this remarkable 1621 play is the story of Elizabeth Sawyer, the titular “Witch of Edmonton,” a woman who had in fact…

  • How to Read (and Write About) Poetry – Second Edition

    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…

  • The Great Gatsby – Second Edition

    The Great Gatsby is widely regarded as one of the masterpieces of American fiction. It tells of the mysterious Jay Gatsby’s grand effort to win…

  • Pop Culture for Beginners

    Pop Culture for Beginners promotes reflective engagement with the world around us and provides tools for thinking critically about how meaning is created, reinforced, and…

  • Literary Theory and Criticism: An Introduction – Second Edition

    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…

  • The Broadview Anthology of British Literature, Volume 5: The Victorian Era – Third Edition

    Shaped by sound literary and historical scholarship, The Broadview Anthology of British Literature takes a fresh approach to many canonical authors and includes a broad…

  • 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 Broadview Anthology of Tudor Drama

    English drama between the late fifteenth and the late sixteenth centuries is as diverse as it is engaging; this anthology brings together eighteen of the…

  • Githa Sowerby: Three Plays

    Githa Sowerby’s Rutherford and Son took the London theatre by storm in 1912. Following its triumphant run, the play toured to New York, was produced…

  • The Tempest

    The world that William Shakespeare creates in The Tempest has many features that make it recognizably like our own. There are bad, self-seeking people; brothers…