English Studies

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  • Bleak House

    The labyrinthine, ingenious plot of Bleak House focuses on the seemingly endless lawsuit Jarndyce and Jarndyce, an inheritance dispute that has been moving through the…

  • Clarissa – An Abridged Edition

    This classic novel tells the story, in letters, of the beautiful and virtuous Clarissa Harlowe’s pursuit by the brilliant, unscrupulous rake Robert Lovelace. The epistolary…

  • The Return of the Soldier

    The Return of the Soldier tells the story of a shell-shocked soldier who returns home from the First World War believing that he is in…

  • Bertram Cope’s Year

    In 1918, when Henry Blake Fuller was 62 years old, he completed the manuscript of a novel, Bertram Cope’s Year. Though Fuller was well known…

  • Utopia

    This volume includes the full text of More’s 1516 classic, Utopia, together with a wide range of background contextual materials. For this edition the G.C.…

  • A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy

    The quintessential novel of sentiment, A Sentimental Journey masquerades as the fragmentary travel journal of Parson Yorick, a whimsical and amorous Englishman abroad. Accompanied through…

  • Amelia

    With its combination of satire and sentiment, its focus on the seedy side of London life, and its unexpected shifts in tone, Amelia has intrigued…

  • Cranford

    Elizabeth Gaskell’s episodic second novel, sometimes dismissed as nostalgically “charming,” is now considered by many critics to be her most sophisticated work. The country town…

  • The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket

    Edgar Allan Poe’s only long fiction has provoked intense scholarly discussions about its meaning since its first publication. The novel relates the adventures of Pym…

  • Camino Letters

    When Canadian writer and lawyer Julie Kirkpatrick went for a walk in Spain with her teenaged daughter, she intended it to be a holiday in…

  • 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…

  • The Sign of Four

    Arthur Conan Doyle’s second Sherlock Holmes novel is both a detective story and an imperial romance. Ostensibly the story of Mary Morstan, a beautiful young…

  • Waverley

    Sir Walter Scott’s first novel, Waverley enjoyed tremendous popularity upon its first publication. The novel is set during the Jacobite Rebellion of 1745, which sought…

  • British Literature: A Historical Overview, Volume A

    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…

  • British Literature: A Historical Overview, Volume B

    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…

  • Theory After Theory

    Theory After Theory provides an overview of developments in literary theory after 1950. It is intended both as a handbook for readers to learn about…

  • The Wood Beyond the World

    A groundbreaking fantasy novel, The Wood Beyond the World tells the story of a young man, Golden Walter, who finds himself in a strange and…

  • Old English Liturgical Verse

    This is a student edition with full Glossary of Old English poems, from manuscripts dated between A.D. 975 and 1060, which are based on liturgical…

  • The Cliff-Dwellers

    The Cliff-Dwellers was the first American realist novel to use the rapidly developing city of Chicago as its setting. Henry Blake Fuller’s depiction of social…

  • The Turn of the Screw and Other Stories

    In 1898, Henry James wrote a novella that would become one of the most famous and critically discussed ghost stories ever written, The Turn of…

  • Cleanness

    This edition provides a new facing-page translation of an important Middle English alliterative poem, generally attributed to the author of Sir Gawain and the Green…

  • 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…

  • An Imperative Duty

    An Imperative Duty tells the story of Rhoda Aldgate, a young woman on the verge of marriage who has been raised by her aunt to…

  • The Egoist

    In The Egoist, his comic masterpiece, George Meredith takes the traditional marriage plot of English domestic fiction and turns it on its head. The novel…