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The Long Revolution

Raymond Williams, whose other works include Keywords, The Country and the City, Culture and Society, and Modern Tragedy, was one of the world’s foremost cultural critics. Almost uniquely, his work bridged the divides between aesthetic and socio-economic inquiry, between Marxist thought and mainstream liberal thought, and between the modern and post-modern world. When The Long…

Modern Tragedy

Modern Tragedy, first published in 1966, is a study of the ideas and ideologies which have influenced the production and analysis of tragedy. Williams sees tragedy both in terms of literary tradition and in relation to the tragedies of modern society, of revolution and disorder, and of individual experience. Modern Tragedy is available only in…

Twentieth-Century Literature

TWENTIETH-CENTURY LITERATURE *Lord Jim (1900) Joseph Conrad Heart of Darkness, third edition (1899 / 1902) Joseph Conrad Heart of Darkness, with Online Theory and Criticism (1899 / 1902) Joseph Conrad (Canada and US only) Heart of Darkness (Ed. Peters) (1902) Joseph Conrad The Secret Agent (1907) Joseph Conrad *Under Western Eyes (1911) Joseph Conrad *My Brilliant…

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 Expository Prose – Third Edition

The third edition of this anthology has been substantially revised and updated for a contemporary American audience; a selection of classic essays from earlier eras has been retained, but the emphasis is very much on twenty-first-century expository writing. Works of different lengths and levels of difficulty are represented, as are narrative, descriptive and persuasive essays—and,…

Broadview Online: Jane Austen in Context

Jane Austen in Context is a flexible and user-friendly online research tool that provides classrooms with a wide range of materials for the study of Austen’s novels, including critical articles, visual materials, and interactive timelines and maps. A selection of over thirty critical articles and chapters balances classic interpretations with more contemporary approaches, including feminist,…

New Contexts of Canadian Criticism

Times change, lives change, and the terms we need to describe our literature or society or condition—what Raymond Williams calls “keywords”—change with them. Perhaps the most significant development in the quarter-century since Eli Mandel edited his anthology Contexts of Canadian Criticism has been the growing recognition that not only do different people need different terms,…