English Studies

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    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…

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    Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass

    First published in 1865, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland began as a story told to Alice Liddell and her two sisters on a boating trip in…

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    On Perpetual Peace

    Kant’s landmark essay “On Perpetual Peace” is as timely, relevant, and inspiring today as when it was first written over 200 years ago. In it…

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    Frankenstein, with Online Theory and Criticism Passcode

    Broadview's Online Theory and Criticism augments the outstanding selection of historical materials included in the Broadview Edition of Frankenstein by providing a wide selection of…

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    Heart of Darkness, with Online Theory and Criticism Passcode

    Broadview's Online Theory and Criticism augment the outstanding selection of historical materials included in the Broadview Edition of Heart of Darkness by providing a wide…

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    Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, with Online Theory and Criticism Passcode

    Broadview's Online Theory and Criticism augment the outstanding selection of historical materials included in the Broadview Edition of Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr…

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    Vandover and the Brute

    Written circa 1894-95 but published posthumously in 1914, Frank Norris’s Vandover and the Brute presents an unflinching portrait of unconventional sexuality, moral dissolution, and physical…

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    Miracles of the Virgin in Middle English

    During the Middle Ages, Mary was the most powerful of saints, and the combination of her humanity and her proximity to the divine captured the…

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    Jack of Newbury

    Jack of Newbury is an incisive yet remarkably entertaining work of narrative prose—and one that was extremely popular when it was published in the 1590s.…

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    The Western Captive and Other Indian Stories

    This edition recovers Elizabeth Oakes Smith’s successful 1842 novel The Western Captive; or, The Times of Tecumseh and includes many of Oakes Smith’s other writings…

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    The Blithedale Romance

    Inspired by Nathaniel Hawthorne’s own experience as a member of the famous Brook Farm Community, which the author describes in his preface as the “most…

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    The Wooing of Our Lord and The Wooing Group Prayers

    The Wooing of Our Lord and the Wooing Group prayers occupy a key position in the history of English literature and the development of English…

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    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…

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    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…

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    The Philanderer

    The second of Shaw’s “unpleasant” plays, written in 1893, published in 1898, but not performed until 1905, The Philanderer is subtitled “A Topical Comedy.” The…

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    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…

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    Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, an African

    A contemporary critic described Ignatius Sancho as “what is very uncommon for men of his complexion, A man of letters.” A London shopkeeper, former butler,…

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    Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde – Third Edition

    First published in 1886 as a “shilling shocker,” Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde takes the basic struggle between good and evil and adds to the…

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    Salome

    Salome is Oscar Wilde’s most experimental—and controversial—play. In its own time, the play, written in French, was described by a reviewer as “an arrangement in…

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    Beautiful Joe

    One of the first animal viewpoint novels published in North America, Margaret Marshall Saunders’s Beautiful Joe tells the story of an abused dog and his…

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    Domestic Manners of the Americans

    Frances Trollope’s Domestic Manners of the Americans, complemented by Auguste Hervieu’s satiric illustrations, took the transatlantic world by storm in 1832. An unusual combination of…

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    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 Red Badge of Courage

    The story of a young soldier, Henry Fleming, who flees a Civil War battle, The Red Badge of Courage has been celebrated for its depiction…

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    The Broadview Introduction to Literature: Concise Edition

    Designed for courses taught at the introductory level in Canadian universities and colleges, this new anthology provides a rich selection of literary texts. In each…