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A Plea for Emigration; or Notes of Canada West

Mary Ann Shadd’s pamphlet A Plea for Emigration; or Notes of Canada West is, as the title promises, a settler guide designed to inform prospective immigrants of conditions in their proposed new home. But whereas most such works were addressed to potential white emigrants to North America from Britain or continental Europe, Shadd’s aimed to…

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,…

The Broadview Anthology of American Literature Volumes A & B: Beginnings to Reconstruction

About the Anthology Covering American literature from its pre-contact Indigenous beginnings through the Reconstruction period, the first two volumes of The Broadview Anthology of American Literature represent a substantial reconceiving of the canon of early American literature. Guided by the latest scholarship in American literary studies, and deeply committed to inclusiveness, social responsibility, and rigorous…

The Broadview Anthology of Expository Prose – Third Canadian Edition

The third Canadian edition of this anthology has been substantially revised and updated for a contemporary audience; a selection of classic essays from earlier eras has been retained, but the emphasis is very much on twenty-first-century expository writing. There is also a focus on issues of great importance in twenty-first-century Canada, such as climate change,…

The Broadview Anthology of American Literature

The Broadview Anthology of American Literature rethinks American literature, foregrounding a diverse range of voices while also including a full range of established major works. “The Broadview Anthology of American Literature breathes new life into the early American literature survey. Framed by expert commentary and invaluable contextual materials, its selections present early American literature in…

The Broadview Anthology of American Literature Volume B: 1820 to Reconstruction

About the Anthology Covering American literature from its pre-contact Indigenous beginnings through the Reconstruction period, the first two volumes of The Broadview Anthology of American Literature represent a substantial reconceiving of the canon of early American literature. Guided by the latest scholarship in American literary studies, and deeply committed to inclusiveness, social responsibility, and rigorous…

Canadian Literature

CANADIAN LITERATURE The Clockmaker (1835-36) Thomas Chandler Haliburton A Plea for Emigration (1852) Mary Ann Shadd The Manor House of De Villerai (1859-60) Rosanna Mullins Leprohon Winona (1873) Isabella Valancy Crawford Tekahionwake (1884-1913) Tekahionwake / E. Pauline Johnson A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder (1888) James De Mille Beautiful Joe (1894) Margaret Marshall…