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Philosophizing About Sex

“A superb new text in the philosophy of sex! Shrage and Stewart review the central issues and classic texts along with the newest issues arising as law, technology, and mores change (for instance: cyber-rape). A first-rate overview of the literature, both historical and contemporary, and a rive...

The Merchant of Venice

"… extremely useful. The introductory materials are lucidly written and very thorough. Most impressive, I thought, was the range of background primary sources the editor provides…. The volume strikes me as suitable for courses not only in Shakespeare and early English drama but also those that ...

Victims and Victimhood

“This book is so necessary to ethics. With the distinctive sensitivity and care that we have come to expect from her, Trudy Govier attends to the lived experiences of individuals. She offers good reasons to seek a more nuanced understanding of victimhood rather than dismiss ‘victim’ as a mere lab...

The Red Badge of Courage

“With this insightful volume, James Nagel once again confirms his stellar reputation as one of the leading critics of American literature. From the engaging discussion of the novel’s craftsmanship, its structure and style, to the comprehensive overview of critical perspectives, Nagel’s introdu...


“Stephen Lewis explains the often complicated aspects of English syntax in a relatable way, providing writers with useful tools to simplify sentence structure. With his templates as a foundation, students will easily be able to develop their unique style, equipped with the knowledge of why it ...

The Broadview Introduction to Literature, Concise Edition

"Of all the anthologies available for introducing university students to the study of literature, this one stands apart as particularly valuable, comprehensive, and engaging." - Dana Medoro, University of Manitoba

Peru and Peruvian Tales

“Paula R. Feldman's edition of Williams' poem and related works is impeccably presented; the apparatus is erudite yet accessible. More important, Peru is a fascinating and satisfying read, worthy of the impressive treatment afforded it here. This edition makes available an important ...

The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: The Medieval Period - Third Edition

“Broadview offers the best selection of Old English texts I’ve ever seen in an anthology of this nature … Well done!” - Robert W. Barrett, Jr., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Critical Thinking - 7th Edition

“…I highly recommend it to anyone interested in improving their ability to distinguish the reasonable from the unreasonable in the realm of belief.” – David Matheson, Carleton University


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