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    Heart of Darkness – Ed. Goonetilleke – Third Edition

    The first incarnation of this Broadview edition of Heart of Darkness appeared in 1995, the second in 1999; both were widely acclaimed, and the Goonetilleke…

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    Oroonoko

    The best-known work by Aphra Behn, widely considered the first professional woman writer in England, Oroonoko is an important contribution to the development of the…

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    This Language, A River: Workbook

    This Language, A River is an introduction to the history of English that recognizes multiple varieties of the language in both current and historical contexts.…

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    The Broadview Anthology of Short Fiction – Fourth Canadian Edition

    This selection of 44 stories illustrates diverse narrative styles and a broad spectrum of human experience. Stories are organized chronologically, annotated, and prefaced by engaging…

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    Casino Royale

    Casino Royale (1953), Ian Fleming’s first novel, introduced James Bond and other recurring characters of the Bond series of novels and short stories. Complex, even…

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    Pearl

    The fourteenth-century Middle English poem Pearl is one of the best dream vision poems ever written, yet its language (the North-west Midlands dialect of late-medieval…

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    The Puzzle of Poetry

    The Puzzle of Poetry offers students a readable, reliable guide to understanding poetry. Instead of carving poems up into their elements, The Puzzle of Poetry…

  • Modern Love

    The Victorian writer George Meredith completed Modern Love, his most famous poem, in the months following his wife’s death in 1861. The series of 16-line…

  • Popular Culture

    Popular Culture: A Broadview Topics Reader is an accessible collection of non-fiction writing for composition students and students of popular culture. The anthology takes an…

  • The Dead Alive

    In this 1874 novella by Wilkie Collins, the celebrated British writer of sensation fiction tells the tale of two brothers sentenced to be executed for…

  • We

    Yevgeny Zamyatin’s novel We is one of the great classics of dystopian fiction. Experimental and provocative in both style and content, it was the first…

  • Benito Cereno

    “Benito Cereno,” a story of atmospheric Gothic horror and striking political resonance, represents Herman Melville’s most profound and unsettling engagement with the horrors of New…

  • The Odyssey

    This new edition of Homer’s epic poem is designed with the needs of undergraduate students in mind. The selections, totalling almost half the full work,…

  • London Labour and the London Poor

    Produced between 1850 and 1862, London Labour and the London Poor is one of the most significant examples of nineteenth-century oral history. The collection teems…

  • The Roaring Girl

    The titular “Roaring Girl” of Thomas Middleton and Thomas Dekker’s comedy is Moll Cutpurse, a fictionalized version of Mary Frith, who attained legendary status in…

  • Your First Page: First Pages and What They Tell Us about the Pages that Follow Them

    Your First Page is unlike any other craft book on writing. It is based on the premise that practically everything that can go right or…

  • Castle Wetterstein

    “At the beginning stands Wedekind.” So wrote German literary critic Rudolf Kayser in 1917 of the new forms of expressionist theater that were then becoming…

  • When the Sleeper Wakes

    As George Orwell wrote in 1940, “Everyone who has ever read When the Sleeper Wakes remembers it.” Graham, the “sleeper” of the title, falls into…

  • Captain Singleton

    Following the success of Robinson Crusoe, Daniel Defoe wrote a new fiction, the story of an English pirate whose success eclipsed every buccaneer the Atlantic…

  • 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…