BEST SELLER! Literature CRITICAL INSIGHTS: AUTHORS BEST SELLER! NEW! NEW! BEST SELLER! NEW! NEW! Kurt Vonnegut Critical acclaim eluded Vonnegut until Slaughterhouse-Five was published in 1969. An immediate best seller, it earned the author respect from critics who had previously dismissed him as a mediocre science-fiction writer. Through his insightful and sympathetic treatment of the psychologically and morally crippled victims of the modern world, Vonnegut is one of the greatest humanist writers of his time. March 2013 | Print ISBN: 978-1-4298-3832-0 | $105 Alice Walker Essays in this volume discuss a multitude of critical viewpoints about Walker’s work. Topics include a discussion of her symbolism, metaphysics, and aesthetics; her views on feminism; and her responses to the issues of politics, slavery, poverty, and sexism. Also included is a brief biography and a survey of Walker’s critical reception. September 2012 | Print ISBN: 978-1-4298-3730-9 | $105 David Foster Wallace American novelist, essayist, and short story writer David Foster Wallace was known for his experimental writing style influenced by contemporary American culture. Essays from his most noted works, including his critically acclaimed novel, Infinite Jest, survey the various themes that appear in his work such as his exploration of philosophy, meta-fiction, satire, psychology, and the irony of postmodernism. April 2015 | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-513-5 | $105 Edith Wharton This volume examines a wide range of Wharton’s works, from her major novels The House of Mirth, The Custom of the Country, and The Age of Innocence to her war writings, Gothic fiction, and late works, such as The Children and The Glimpses of the Moon. It addresses the relationship between Wharton and other writers, including Willa Cather, Henry James, and Charlotte Brontë, and offers fresh perspectives on Wharton’s views on gender, motherhood, law, architecture, and the classical tradition. January 2018 | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-573-6 | $105 Tennessee Williams This volume brings together a variety of essays on Williams’ life and works. The introduction considers Williams’ concept of the “fugitive kind,” the recurring figure of the persecuted artist, and how they are still granted respite in the temporary homes afforded by love. A brief biography of Williams follows, along with a new essay by Paris Review contributor Sasha Weiss. October 2010 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-687-3 | $105 Richard Wright Critical Insights: Richard Wright explores the work of this groundbreaking author of Black Boy and Native Son, acknowledging his body of work in the canon of American literature, the literature of identity and literature of protest. The volume discusses the critical reception of Wright’s work at the time of publication and examines its enduring appeal. The volume also explores Wright’s relationships with other literary and creative forces such as Langston Hughes and Ralph Ellison, his attraction to Communism in the 1950s, and his self-imposed exile in France. November 2018 | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-917-8 | $105 NEW! NEW! Fall 2018 AND GET FREE ONLINE ACCESS WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! • Free Online Access • Unlimited Simultaneous Users • Remote Access •  Get Instant Access Online When You Order! https://online.salempress.com All Critical Insights titles come with free online access (800) 221-1592 www.salempress.com GET ONLINE ACCESS WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! FREE Online Access FREE CRITICAL INSIGHTS: AUTHORS LITERATURE 33