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Literary Theory and Criticism: An Introduction

"A skillful balancing of erudition and accessibility, Anne Stevens’s Literary Theory and Criticism is a welcome and much-needed addition to the small number of books that introduce theories of literature in the classroom." - David Roh, University of Utah

Academic Writing Now: A Brief Guide for Busy Students

This handy guide helps time-pressed students write successful academic essays.

The Broadview Guide to Writing - Sixth Edition

“The Broadview Guide remains the most readable writing guide available—at any price. It’s the only usage guide I’ve ever actually read for fun. Moreover, it’s sensible, and it’s complete. The authors  assume nothing, but they don’t condescend. … The 6th edition gives more ...

Academic Writing, Real World Topics

"With Academic Writing, Real World Topics , Rectenwald and Carl have prepared the definitive writing-across-the-curriculum textbook. This book engages students and teachers in lively and robust topics, but it also introduces them to the world of academic disciplines and their various concerns." ...

Critical Thinking, 7th Edition, Canadian

"I cannot think of a better introduction to critical thinking that does not compromise philosophical rigor…. Not only does the book offer an excellent introduction to standard elements of critical thinking, it also addresses issues surrounding the media, assessing and organizing argumentat...

Theories of Happiness: An Anthology

A wide array of different perspectives on happiness are represented in this collection of historical and contemporary readings.

Happy Lives, Good Lives: A Philosophical Examination

This book offers a thoughtful look at a variety of compelling answers to the question, “What does it mean to be happy?”

The Philanderer

L.W. Conolly’s new edition of one of Shaw’s most controversial plays restores an early final act of the play removed from all previous published versions.

Essays and Arguments

A clear, concise, and classroom-tested guide to writing argumentative essays in college and university.


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