Introduction to Literature

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  • 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…

  • Dubliners

    This group of fifteen brief narratives connected by a place and a time—the city of Dublin at the beginning of the twentieth century—was written when…

  • 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 Metamorphosis and Other Stories

    A man awakens to find himself transformed into a giant vermin; a performer starves himself to death as a circus attraction; a fiendish engine of…

  • 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 Dead and Other Stories

    That James Joyce’s “The Dead” forms an extraordinary conclusion to his collection Dubliners, there can be no doubt. But as many have pointed out, “The…

  • The Broadview Anthology of Short Fiction – Third Edition

    This selection of 45 stories, from Nathaniel Hawthorne to Shaun Tan, shows the range of short fiction in the past 150 years. This third edition…

  • 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…

  • Frankenstein – Third Edition

    D.L. Macdonald and Kathleen Scherf’s edition of Frankenstein has been widely acclaimed as an outstanding edition of the novel—for the general reader and the student…

  • 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…

  • Robinson Crusoe

    Robinson Crusoe is one of the most famous literary characters in history, and his story has spawned hundreds of retellings. Inspired by the life of…

  • Roxana

    Almost three hundred years after its first publication, Roxana continues to challenge readers, who, though compelled by Roxana’s story, are often baffled by her complex…

  • 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…

  • Wuthering Heights – Ed. Newman

    Over a hundred and fifty years after its initial publication, Emily Brontë’s turbulent portrayal of the Earnshaws and the Lintons, two northern English households nearly…

  • The Mill on the Floss

    This classic novel, first published in 1860, tells the story of Maggie Tulliver. Intelligent and headstrong but trapped by the conventions of family tradition and…

  • Tess of the d’Urbervilles – Second Edition

    This classic novel tells the story of how the poor rural couple John and Joan Durbeyfield become convinced that they are descended from the ancient…

  • 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,…

  • The Broadview Anthology of British Literature Volume 6: The Twentieth Century and Beyond

    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…

  • Adam Bede

    The seemingly peaceful country village of Hayslope is the setting for this ambitious first novel by one of the nineteenth century’s great novelists. With sympathy,…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Middlemarch

    George Eliot’s Middlemarch (1871-72) is one of the classic novels of English literature and was admired by Virginia Woolf as “one of the few English…

  • 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…

  • 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…