Topics in Literature

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  • Heart and Science

    Wilkie Collins’s later novels are often as concerned with social issues as they are with simple storytelling—but as more and more critics are suggesting, the…

  • The Last Man

    Mary Shelley’s third published novel, The Last Man, is a disillusioned vision of the end of civilization, set in the twenty-first century. The book offers…

  • Something New

    To be a heroine is to be beautiful—such has been the unstated assumption from the time of chivalric romance to that of Harlequin romance. But…

  • The Clandestine Marriage

    David Garrick, the leading actor of his time, was also one of its most accomplished dramatists, and The Clandestine Marriage is perhaps his finest play.…

  • Millenium Hall

    In 1750 at the age of twenty-seven Sarah Scott published her first novel, a conventional romance. A year later she left her husband after only…

  • Sir Gawain and the Green Knight – Facing Page Translation

    The fourteenth-century poem Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is one of the greatest classics of English literature, but one of the least accessible to…

  • A Bold Stroke for a Wife

    Though critics and literary historians have always had to admit that Susanna Centlivre’s comedies were extremely popular, they have tended to devote themselves to a…

  • Improved by Cultivation

    This anthology combines some of the finest writing by such well-known writers as Leacock, Moodie, Ernest Thompson Seton and Lucy Maud Montgomery with fascinating pieces…

  • Animals: Themed Custom Text

    Broadview anthologies include many readings suitable for courses focused on the representation of animals in literature. If you are teaching a course in this area, we invite…

  • Death, Loss, and Mourning: Themed Custom Text

    Broadview anthologies include many readings suitable for courses focused on the representation of death, loss, and mourning in literature. If you are teaching a course in…

  • Disability and Sickness: Themed Custom Text

    Broadview anthologies include many readings suitable for courses focused on the representation of disability and sickness in literature. If you are teaching a course in this area,…

  • Feminism: Themed Custom Text

    Broadview anthologies include many readings suitable for courses focused on feminist and proto-feminist thought and/or literature. If you are teaching a course in this area,…

  • Gothic: Themed Custom Text

    Broadview anthologies include many readings suitable for literature courses focused on the Gothic. If you are teaching a course in this area, we invite you…

  • Government and Politics: Themed Custom Text

    Broadview anthologies include many readings suitable for courses focused on the representation of government and politics in literature. If you are teaching a course in…

  • Literature and the Environment: Themed Custom Text

    Broadview anthologies include many readings suitable for courses focused on literature and nature, non-human animals in literature, and/or literature and the environment. If you are…

  • Masculinity: Themed Custom Text

    Broadview anthologies include many readings suitable for courses on focused on the representation of masculinity in literature. If you are teaching a course in this area, we…

  • Medieval Women: Themed Custom Text

    Broadview anthologies include many readings suitable for literature courses on medieval women and/or medieval women writers. If you are teaching a course in this area,…

  • Monsters: Themed Custom Text

    Broadview anthologies include many readings suitable for courses focused on the monstrous in literature. If you are teaching a course in this area, we invite…

  • Postcolonial Studies: Themed Custom Text

    Broadview anthologies include many readings suitable for literature courses on race, colonization, and postcolonial studies. If you are teaching a course in these areas, we…

  • Queer Studies: Themed Custom Text

    Broadview anthologies include many readings suitable for literature courses with a queer studies focus. If you are teaching a course in this area, we invite…

  • Religion: Themed Custom Text

    Broadview anthologies include many readings suitable for courses focused on the representation of religion in literature. If you are teaching a course in this area,…

  • Science and Technology: Themed Custom Text

    Broadview anthologies include many readings suitable for courses ocused on the representation of science and technology in literature. If you are teaching a course in…

  • Slavery: Themed Custom Text

    Broadview anthologies include many readings suitable for literature courses with a focus on slavery and/or abolition. If you are teaching a course in these areas,…

  • War: Themed Custom Text

    Broadview anthologies include many readings suitable for courses with a focus on war writing and/or representations of war in literature. If you are teaching a…