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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 eclectic range of topical subjects addressed in the play includes the influence of Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen on British middle-class social mores (the second act of The Philanderer is set…

Mrs Warren’s Profession

One of Bernard Shaw’s early plays of social protest, Mrs Warren’s Profession places the protagonist’s decision to become a prostitute in the context of the appalling conditions for working class women in Victorian England. Faced with ill health, poverty, and marital servitude on the one hand, and opportunities for financial independence, dignity, and self-worth on…

The Broadview Anthology of British Literature Package: The Eighteenth Century through the Victorian Era

This package contains volumes 3-5 of The Broadview Anthology of British Literature, covering the Eighteenth Century through the Victorian Era. PACKAGE ISBN: 978-1-0393-0018-7 / 1-0393-0018-9 PACKAGE CONTENTS: The Broadview Anthology of British Literature, Volume 3: The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century – Second Edition The Broadview Anthology of British Literature, Volume 4: The Age of…

The Broadview Anthology of British Literature Volume 6B: The Twentieth Century and Beyond: From 1945 to the Twenty-First Century

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 and historical scholarship, the anthology takes a fresh approach to many canonical authors, and includes a wide selection of work by lesser-known writers. The anthology also provides wide-ranging coverage of…

The Broadview Anthology of British Literature Volume 6A: The Twentieth Century and Beyond: From 1900 to Mid Century

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 and historical scholarship, the anthology takes a fresh approach to many canonical authors, and includes a wide selection of work by lesser-known writers. The anthology also provides wide-ranging coverage of…

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 and historical scholarship, the anthology takes a fresh approach to many canonical authors, and includes a wide selection of work by lesser-known writers. The anthology also provides wide-ranging coverage of…

The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: Volume 3: The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century – Second 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 and historical scholarship, the anthology takes a fresh approach to many canonical authors, and includes a wide selection of work by lesser-known writers. The anthology also provides wide-ranging coverage of…

The Broadview Anthology of British Literature Volumes 1 & 2

This package contains volumes 1 & 2 of The Broadview Anthology of British Literature, covering the Medieval Period through the early Seventeenth Century. PACKAGE ISBN: 9781488102820 / 1488102821 PACKAGE CONTENTS: The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: Volume I: The Medieval Period 3/e ISBN: 9781554812028 The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: Volume II: The Renaissance and…

The Broadview Anthology of British Literature Volume 1: The Medieval Period – Third 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 and historical scholarship, the anthology takes a fresh approach to many canonical authors, and includes a wide selection of work by lesser-known writers. The anthology also provides wide-ranging coverage 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 and historical scholarship, the anthology takes a fresh approach to many canonical authors, and includes a wide selection of work by lesser-known writers. The anthology also provides wide-ranging coverage of…

The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: Concise Volume A – Third 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 and historical scholarship, the anthology takes a fresh approach to many canonical authors, and includes a wide selection of work by lesser-known writers. The anthology also provides wide-ranging coverage of…

The Broadview Anthology of British Literature Volume 4: The Age of Romanticism – Third 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 and historical scholarship, the anthology takes a fresh approach to many canonical authors, and includes a wide selection of work by lesser-known writers. The anthology also provides wide-ranging coverage of…

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 and historical scholarship, the anthology takes a fresh approach to many canonical authors, and includes a wide selection of work by lesser-known writers. The anthology also provides wide-ranging coverage of…

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 and historical scholarship, the anthology takes a fresh approach to many canonical authors, and includes a wide selection of work by lesser-known writers. The anthology also provides wide-ranging coverage of…

The Broadview Anthology of Romantic Poetry

Intended for courses with a major focus on poetry during the Romantic period, this volume includes all the poetry selections from Volume 4 of The Broadview Anthology of British Literature, along with a number of works newly edited for this volume. The Broadview Anthology of Romantic Poetry maintains the Broadview Anthology of British Literature’s characteristic…

The Broadview Anthology of British Literature, Volume 5: The Victorian Era – Third Edition

Shaped by sound literary and historical scholarship, The Broadview Anthology of British Literature takes a fresh approach to many canonical authors and includes a broad selection of work by lesser-known writers. The anthology also provides wide-ranging coverage of the worldwide connections of British literature, and it pays attention throughout to matters such as race, gender,…

Manfred

The quintessential depiction of the Byronic hero is accompanied in this edition by a substantial selection of contextual materials, including Byron’s original draft of the play’s conclusion; influences on the poem, such as Paradise Lost, Goethe’s Faust, and Vathek; further examples of the Byronic hero from the poet’s other writings; a selection of contemporary reviews;…

The Broadview Anthology of British Literature Package A: The Medieval Period through the Eighteenth Century

This package contains volumes 1-3 of The Broadview Anthology of British Literature, covering the Medieval Period through the Eighteenth Century. PACKAGE ISBN: 9781488102714 / 1488102716 PACKAGE CONTENTS: The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: Volume I: The Medieval Period 3/e ISBN: 9781554812028 The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: Volume II: The Renaissance and the Early Seventeenth Century 3/e…

BEs are Special

There are many competing editions of most of the Broadview Editions (BEs) published by Broadview Press. Our main competitors are usually Penguin, Norton, Oxford, and Modern Library. It is crucial to the success of the BE series that we maintain not just a competitive price with these publishers (as we do) but also a distinctive…

The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: Concise Volume B – Third Edition

The two-volume Broadview Anthology of British Literature: Concise Edition provides an attractive alternative to the full six-volume anthology. Though much more compact, the Concise Edition nevertheless provides substantial choice, offering both a strong selection of canonical authors and a sampling of lesser-known works. With an unparalleled selection of illustrations and of contextual materials, accessible and…

The Broadview Anthology of British Literature Volume 2: The Renaissance and the Early Seventeenth Century – Third 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 and historical scholarship, the anthology takes a fresh approach to many canonical authors, and includes a wide selection of work by lesser-known writers. The anthology also provides wide-ranging coverage of…

The Broadview Anthology of British Literature Package B: The Age of Romanticism through the Present

This package contains volumes 4-6 of The Broadview Anthology of British Literature, covering the Romantic era through present day. PACKAGE ISBN: 978-1-0393-0019-4 / 1-0393-0019-7 PACKAGE CONTENTS: The Broadivew Anthology of British Literature: Volume 4: The Age of Romanticism – Third Edition ISBN: 9781554813117 The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: Volume 5: The Victorian Era – Third Edition ISBN:…

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 capital punishment engraves the letter of the law into the body of the condemned. Such are the nightmare scenarios that emerge in the short stories of Franz Kafka, one of…

The Broadview Anthology of British Literature Volume 1: The Medieval Period – Revised Third 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 and historical scholarship, the anthology takes a fresh approach to many canonical authors, and includes a wide selection of work by lesser-known writers. The anthology also provides wide-ranging coverage of…