Books published by Broadview Pr



Broadview Press | October 16, 2006 | 336 pages
Course Codes:  CDN 5003
Semester:  Fall-2017
The prize-winning entry in a national competition for distinctively Canadian fiction, Winona was serialized in a Montreal story paper in 1873. The novel focuses on the lives of two foster-sisters raised in the northern Ontario wilderness: Androsia Howard, daughter of a retired military officer, and... More Info

Jane Eyre

Broadview Press | January 12, 1999 | 680 pages
Professor:  Prof. Patricia Whiting
Course Codes:  ENGL 2108
Semester:  Fall-2017
Jane Eyre, the story of a young girl and her passage into adulthood, was an immediate commercial success at the time of its original publication in 1847. Its representation of the underside of domestic life and the hypocrisy behind religious enthusiasm drew both praise and bitter criticism, while... More Info

The Romance of a Shop

Broadview Press | March 28, 2006 | 278 pages
Professor:  Prof. Patricia Whiting
Course Codes:  ENGL 2108
Semester:  Fall-2017
The Romance of a Shop is an early “New Woman” novel about four sisters, who decide to establish their own photography business and their own home in central London after their father’s death and their loss of financial security. In this novel, Amy Levy examines both the opportunities and... More Info


Broadview Press | June 20, 2012 | 375 pages
Professor:  Prof. Paul Keen
Course Codes:  ENGL 3502
Semester:  Fall-2017
D.L. Macdonald and Kathleen Scherf’s edition of Frankenstein has been widely acclaimed as an outstanding edition of the novel—for the general reader and the student as much as for the scholar. The editors use as their copy-text the original 1818 version, and detail in an appendix all of... More Info

Age of Authors

Broadview Press | December 11, 2013 | 488 pages
Professor:  Prof. Paul Keen
Course Codes:  ENGL 3502
Semester:  Fall-2017
Eighteenth-century critics differed about almost everything, but if there was one point on which they almost universally agreed, it was that they were living through an age of extraordinary change. The texts in this collection respond to a series of fundamental questions about the changing nature... More Info

Hard Times

Broadview Press | March 12, 1996 | 460 pages
Despite the title, Dickens’s portrayal of early industrial society here is less relentlessly grim than that in novels by contemporaries such as Elizabeth Gaskell or Charles Kingsley. Hard Times weaves the tale of Thomas Gradgrind, a hard-headed politician who raises his children Louisa and Tom... More Info

Leviathan, Parts I and II

Broadview Press | December 22, 2010 | 428 pages
This revised Broadview Edition of Hobbes's classic work of political philosophy includes the full text of Part I (Of Man), Part II (Of Commonwealth), and the Review and Conclusion. The appendices, which set the work in its historical context, include a rich selection of contemporary responses to... More Info

One Hour in Paris

Broadview Press | April 22, 2014 | 208 pages
In this powerful memoir, philosopher Karyn L. Freedman travels back to a Paris night in 1990 when she was twenty-two and, in one violent hour, her life was changed forever by a brutal rape. At once deeply intimate and terrifyingly universal, One Hour in Paris takes the reader on a harrowing yet... More Info

The Green and Purple Skin of the World

Broadview Press | April 1, 2013 | 240 pages
"In any skin purple is a heavy tone that penetrates to the core." paulo da costa's stories get under your skin, bruise your consciousness with their exploration of the forces that hold us together, not always benignly, and those that pull us apart. A hunter and cougar ponder the positions of... More Info


Broadview Press | April 1, 2013 | 240 pages
Claudia, single mom of two, pines for her past independent life. Her ex, after all, has moved on to a new wardrobe, new hobbies and—worst of all—new adult friends. But in Claudia's house she's still finding bananas in the sock drawer, cigarettes taped to wrestling figures, and colourful doodles... More Info

An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

Broadview Pr | August 26, 2011 | 312 pages
"Over a series of elegantly written, engaging essays, the Enquiry examines the experiential and psychological sources of meaning and knowledge, the foundations of reasoning about matters that lie beyond the scope of our sensory experience and memory, the nature of belief, and the limitations of our... More Info

The Communist Manifesto

Broadview Pr | August 30, 2004 | 256 pages
L.M. Findlay's elegant new translation is a work of textual and historical scholarship. Few books have had as much of an impact on modern history as The Communist Manifesto. Since it was first published in 1848, it has become the rallying cry for revolutionary movements around the world. This new... More Info

Corporate Social Responsibility

Broadview Pr | March 22, 2011 | 176 pages
The term corporate social responsibility (CSR) is often used in the boardroom, classroom, and political platform, but what does it really mean? Do corporations have ethical or philanthropic duties beyond their obligations to comply with the law? How does CSR relate to business ethics, stakeholder... More Info

The Female American; or, The Adventures of Unca Eliza Winkfield

Broadview Press | October 20, 2000 | 196 pages
When it first appeared in 1767, The Female American was called a "sort of second Robinson Crusoe; full of wonders." Indeed, The Female American is an adventure novel about an English protagonist shipwrecked on a deserted isle, where survival requires both individual ingenuity and careful... More Info

Beyond the Pleasure Principle

Broadview Pr | March 2, 2011 | 396 pages
Beyond the Pleasure Principle is Freud's most philosophical and speculative work, exploring profound questions of life and death, pleasure and pain. In it Freud introduces the fundamental concepts of the "repetition compulsion" and the "death drive," according to which a perverse, repetitive,... More Info


Broadview Pr | August 26, 2011 | 191 pages
Suicide: The Philosophical Dimensions is a provocative and comprehensive investigation of the main philosophical issues surrounding suicide. Readers will encounter seminal arguments concerning the nature of suicide and its moral permissibility, the duty to die, the rationality of suicide, and the... More Info