Books published by Broadview Press

Oliver Twist

Broadview Press | May 31, 2005 | 432 pages
Charles Dickens’s famous second novel recounts the story of a boy born in the workhouse and raised in an infant farm as he tries to make his way in the world. Intended to raise feeling against the Poor Law Amendment Act of 1834 (which had emphasized the workhouse as an appropriate means of... More Info

Tess of the d'Urbervilles, second edition

Broadview Press | February 12, 2007 | 480 pages
This classic novel tells the story of how the poor rural couple John and Joan Durbeyfield become convinced that they are descended from the ancient family of d'Urbervilles. They encourage their innocent daughter Tess to cement a connection with the d'Urberville family, including their unprincipled... More Info

The History of Miss Betsy Thoughtless

Broadview Press | May 25, 1998 | 656 pages
Professor:  Prof. Paul Keen
Course Codes:  ENGL 4500
Prolific even by eighteenth-century standards, Eliza Haywood was the author of more than eighty titles, including short fiction, novels, periodicals, plays, poetry, and a political pamphlet for which she was briefly jailed. From her early successes (most notably Love in Excess) to later novels such... More Info

The Broadview Guide to Writing - Revised Canadian Sixth Edition

Broadview Press | December 15, 2016 | 750 pages
Increasingly, writing handbooks are seen as over-produced and overpriced. One stands out: The Broadview Guide to Writing is published in an elegant but simple format, and sells for roughly half the price of its fancier-looking competitors. That does not change with the new edition; what does change... More Info

Nellie McClung, the Complete Autobiography

Broadview Press | December 13, 2018 | 540 pages
Nellie McClung's two-volume autobiography provides a remarkable and very readable account of a truly extraordinary life. With her fine eye for detail, she makes the Canada of her time come vividly alive for readers.  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

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