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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 lớn many canonical authors, và includes a wide 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 issues of race, gender, class, and sexual orientation. It includes comprehensive introductions to lớn each period, providing in each case an overview of the historical & cultural as well as the literary background. It features accessible and engaging headnotes for all authors, extensive sầu explanatory annotations, & an unparalleled number of illustrations và contextual materials. Innovative sầu, authoritative và comprehensive, The Broadview Anthology of British Literature has established itself as a leader in the field.

The full anthology comprises six bound volumes, together with an extensive sầu trang web component; the latter has been edited, annotated, & designed according khổng lồ the same high standards as the bound book component of the anthology, & is accessible by using the passcode obtained with the purchase of one or more of the bound volumes.

The two-volume Broadview Anthology of British Literature: Concise Edition provides an attractive sầu alternative khổng lồ the full six-volume anthology. Though much more compact, the Concise Edition nevertheless provides instructors with substantial choice, offering both a svào selection of canonical authors and a sampling of lesser-known works. With an unparalleled number of illustrations và contextual materials, accessible và engaging introductions, và full explanatory annotations, this edition of the acclaimed Broadview Anthology provides concise yet wide-ranging coverage for British literature survey courses.

Sylvia Townskết thúc Warner, Stevie Smith, J.M. Coetzee, Eavan Bol&, và Zadie Smith are aý muốn those given full author entries for the first time. There are also new selections by a number of authors who were already included in the anthology―amuốn them Seamus Heaney, Margaret Atwood, và Carol Ann Duffy. There are new contextual materials as well―including material on “The Natural, the Supernatural, and the Sublime” in the Age of Romanticism section, và material on “The New Art of Photography” in The Victorian Era. The new edition concludes with a new section offering a range of poetry, fiction, and non-fiction prose under the heading “Literature, Politics, và Cultural Identity in the Late Twentieth- and Early Twenty-first Centuries.”

The Concise edition will also now include a substantial website component, providing for much greater flexibility. And an increasing number of works from the full six-volume anthology (or from its trang web component) are being made available in stand-alone Broadview Anthology of British Literature editions. (Tennyson’s In Memoriam, for example, which was previously included in these pages, will now be available both as part of a stand-alone Broadview Anthology of British Literature edition of Tennyson’s selected poetry & as part of the trang web component of the anthology’s Concise Edition.)

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About the Author:

General Editors: Joseph Black, University of Massachusetts Leonard Conolly, Trent University Kate Flint, University of Southern California Isobel Grundy, University of Alberta Don LePan, Broadview Press Roy Liuzza, University of Tennessee Jerome J. McGann, University of Virginia Anne Lake Prescott, Barnard College Barry V. Qualls, Rutgers University Claire Waters, University of California, Davis

Review:

Praise for the Broadview Anthology of British Literature, Concise

“I switched to using the Broadview Anthology of British Literature, Concise B years ago because it best models up-to-date và wonderfully circumspect ways of reading British writing since Blake. New majors are productively engaged và excited by the volume’s fine introductions, contexts sections, installments on the history of the English language and extended resources on the website; I can let them loose in a (wide) terrain that I know is well set-out, subtly teaching them by example how lớn start up research as well as how khổng lồ think about abyssal concepts lượt thích “modernity” or “Britishness.” I’m myself excited by the whole Broadview project, which exhibits deep commitment to dynamism in its ongoing revisions―lượt thích the new Concise B―improved through the involvement of advice from forward-thinking scholars at every màn chơi. I discuss that project with my students, who come lớn understvà their purchased anthologies as “the study of literature in process”―a phrase wherein all the nouns interact.” ― Romamãng cầu Huk, University of Notre Dame

“I am pleased to lớn say that my students and I really enjoyed using The Broadview Anthology of British Literature, Concise Edition this past fall và spring semesters in my survey of British literature. ... The final average of my spring survey class was one of the highest in my teaching career, & I am sure that the Broadview anthology was one of the many reasons for this excellent performance. My students were also excited about the Broadview editions of Frankenstein and Tess of the D’Urbervilles that we used.” ― Richard Branyon, Eastern Connecticut University

“I have sầu just reviewed the introductory material khổng lồ The Broadview Anthology of British Literature, and I am very impressed. I find the introductions to be democratic in their scope & selection of topics. The anthology as a whole is not a danh mục of ‘greademo hits,’ but rather a measured look at the enduring classics as well as forgotten, but important, literary movements and figures. ... A wealth of cultural and historical information is provided, và students will surely finish these introductory pieces with a profound lesson: context matters. The introductory essays show subtle expertise ... The editors bring British literary tradition to life with color illustrations và visual materials bring readers beyond the stereotypes of each era and inlớn a rich world where the past comes alive sầu.” ― Wendy Nielsen, Montclair State University

Comments on The Broadview Anthology of British Literature:

“ ... sets a new standard by which all other anthologies of British Literature will now have sầu lớn be measured.” ― Gramê mẩn Hammill, SUNY Buffalo

“With the publication of the Broadview Anthology of British Literature, teachers & students in survey and upper-level undergraduate courses have sầu a compelling alternative sầu lớn the established anthologies by Norton and Longman. ... This is a very real intellectual, as well as pedagogical, achievement.” ― Nicholas Watson, Harvard University

“ ... an excellent anthology. Good selections for my purposes (including some nice surprises), just the right màn chơi of annotation, affordable―& a hit with my students. I will definitely use it again.” ― Ira Nadel, University of British Columbia


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