b'28 CRITICAL INSIGHTS: AUTHORS LiteratureBEST SELLER! BEST SELLER! Zora Neale HurstonZora Neale Hurston is recognized as a major contributor to the Harlem Renaissance literature of the 1920s and American modernist literature. Hurstons most important works, Mules and Men and Their Eyes Were LITERATUREWatching God, emerge from her interest in African American oral and vernacular culture. Hurstons interest in preserving the culture of the black South remains among her most valuable contributions.May 2013 | Print ISBN: 978-1-4298-3831-3 | Library Price: $105Henry James From the novels The Turn of the Screw and The Portrait of a Lady to his extensive literary criticism, Henry James is recognized today as one of the central novelists and proponents of 19th-century realism. Original essays in this volume analyze the importance of James work to his contemporaries, the influence of Nathaniel Hawthorne in his writing, and his failed theatrical career.CRITICAL INSIGHTS: AUTHORSJanuary 2016 | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-836-5 | Library Price: $105Thomas JeffersonThomas Jefferson is best remembered as one of the founding fathers of the United States, the nations third president, and as the celebrated author of the Declaration of Independence and the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom. Jefferson not only wrote voluminously himself but has also been the subject of numerous works of creative writing and other works. This volume examines not only Jeffersons own writings but also many different works about him.December 2019 | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-375-5 | Library Price: $105BEST SELLER! James JoyceFrom the beginning of his career, Joyce was the most distinctive figure in the renaissance that occurred in Irish cultural life after the death of Charles Stewart Parnell. From the first, he set himself to liberate Ireland by Europeanizing its cultural institutions. His early stories are an exorcism of the spirit of paralysis he felt about himself in the Dublin of his youth.May 2013 | Print ISBN: 978-1-4298-3834-4 | Library Price: $105Jamaica Kincaid NEW! This volume explores the key works of the award-winning Caribbean-American author, Jamaica Kincaid. Originally from St. Johns, Antigua, Kincaid emigrated to America to study, and has published a variety of Caribbean-centered fiction and non-fiction. She explores a number of themes in her work, including colonialism, gender, sexuality, mother-daughter relationships, and racism. Kincaids works includeSee Now Then (2013), Mr. Potter (2002), The Autobiography of My Mother (1996), and Lucy (1990).March 2021 | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-752-4 | Library Price: $105NEW!Martin Luther King, Jr.The definitive guide on the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ARBAThis volume examines the speeches and writings of Martin Luther King, Jr., highlighting a variety of interpretive approaches, including rhetorical analysis, close reading, and explorations setting Kings work in social, cultural, historical, and political contexts.Critical analyses offer an overview of previous work on Kings writings and speeches while also making new contributions to the study of his written and spoken works. Race, class, and gender are closely examined, along with a discussion of the skill of Kings writing. December 2018 | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-030-3 | Library Price: $105Stephen KingFor nearly forty years, Stephen King has fed our imaginations with spooks and monsters, from telekinetic teenagers, vampires, and malevolent clowns to space aliens, crazed fans, haunted hotels, and our own psyches. Despite being one of the countrys most commercially successful writers, critics have long been hesitant to welcome him into the pantheon of American literature.October 2010 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-685-9 | Library Price: $105Barbara KingsolverThis volume brings together a set of materials to serve both as an introduction to Barbara Kingsolvers writings and as a guide to scholarly readings of her work. The volume begins with a general introduction to Kingsolvers life and work that provides a context for the beginning researcher.October 2009 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-642-2 | Library Price: $105 FREE eBooks are also available - visit www.salempress.com for more information All Critical Insights titles come with free online access Online AccessFREEGET ONLINE ACCESS(800) 221-1592 WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! www.salempress.com'