All Critical Insights titles come with free online access (800) 221-1592 GET ONLINE ACCESS WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! FREE Online Access FREE American Writers in Exile For many American writers, living abroad has been a necessary task to finding the freedom, identity, and perspective that the United States has failed to offer. Writers profiled and analyzed in this volume include Henry James, Ezra Pound, James Baldwin, Richard Wright, and members of the “Lost Generation” such as Ernest Hemingway, Gertrude Stein, and T.S. Eliot. December 2015 | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-517-3 | $105 Censored & Banned Literature Censored & Banned Literature examines the wide range of important literary texts that have been subjected to censorship, either at the time of their first publication, later in their history, or both. Because important works frequently offer challenging responses to social, historical, and political issues, often it is the very best works that provoke – at least initially – the most hostility or discomfort. This volume includes The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain (1884), The Catcher in the Rye, J. D. Salinger (1951) and Beloved, Toni Morrison (1987). February 2019 | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-028-0 | $105 Civil Rights Literature, Past & Present American civil rights literature has largely been associated with speeches, letters, and nonfiction works produced by African-American activists of the 1950s and 60s such as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X. This volume not only examines key works of the African-American civil rights debate past and present, it also explores issues of gender equality and sexual orientation integral to civil rights studies. February 2017 | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-268-1 | $105 Coming of Age Coming of age has been one of the great themes of literature for over two thousand years. From the maturation of Telemachus in The Odyssey to the stunted adolescence of Holden Caulfield in The Catcher in the Rye, it has spanned eras, countries, and cultures. It is the theme of every young person’s life, and a time that many adults look back on as one of the most formative periods of their lives. September 2012 | Print ISBN: 978-1-4298-3731-6 | $105 Contemporary Canadian Fiction Contemporary Canadian Fiction takes readers on a journey across Canada, bringing together a full, rich idea of the important themes, struggles, and questions prevalent in Canadian literature, through the scope of a modern-day lens. Exploring ideas of personal fulfillment, multicultural communities, obligations to the common good, and the individual versus society, nature, and him/herself. November 2014 | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-415-2 | $105 Contemporary Immigrant Short Fiction The life of an immigrant living in America is a difficult one, as immigrants often find themselves struggling with their families, their sense of identity, and the balance between past and present cultures. Essays in this volume review and analyze contemporary short stories by such authors as Junot Diaz, Sui Sin Far, William Saroyan, Isaac Bashevis, Jhumpa Lahiri, Edwidge Danticat, Yi-yun Li, Ernesto Quiñonez, and Ha Jin. November 2015 | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-832-7 | $105 Contemporary Latin American Fiction This volume explores contemporary Latin American fiction, through authors born after 1950 and works published since the mid-1990s. Authors include Chilean Roberto Bolaño, Mexican Daniel Sada, and Costa Rican Ana Cristina Rossi. The volume also deals with the presence of social media and new technology in current Latin American literature. November 2017 | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-561-3 | $105 Contemporary Speculative Fiction Speculative fiction has a long and progressive history, from the mythos of J.R.R. Tolkien to the eco- feminism of Suzanne Collins. The last twenty years have witnessed a surge in the critical reception of speculative fiction, as more work continues to move beyond the Tolkien tradition and opens up the pertinent discussion of the permeable boundary between fantasy and science fiction. March 2013 | Print ISBN: 978-1-4298-3820-7 | $105 Crime and Detective Fiction Crime and Detective Fiction examines the richness of the field of crime writing and the many ways in which crime, its depiction, and its investigation cross narrative, national and other boundaries. Authors covered include Arthur Conan Doyle and Raymond Chandler, as well as important new works such as Steig Larrson’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. March 2013 | Print ISBN: 978-1-4298-3822-1 | $105 RECENT NEW! Spring 2019 RECENT CRITICAL INSIGHTS Censored & Banned Literature BEST SELLER! NEW! NEW! RECENT RECENT Literature CRITICAL INSIGHTS: THEMES CRITICAL INSIGHTS: THEMES LITERATURE 43