b'Literature CRITICAL INSIGHTS: AUTHORS 29Abraham Lincoln RECENTThis invaluable resource for both general readers and scholars. Recommended. CHOICEAlthough Abraham Lincoln is typically remembered as one of the handful of Americas greatest presidents,LITERATUREhe was also a talented writer and has been the subject of much inspired writing. This volume examines Lincoln both as a craftsman of words and as the subject of others literary craft. These essays presentdiverse perspectives on Lincoln as a creator and subject of much memorable language, including writings from his own time as well as from the many decades since his death. June 2020 | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-659-6|Library Price: $105RECENTJack LondonOriginal essays include a discussion of the literary careers of Jack London and Mark Twain and a closeCRITICAL INSIGHTS: AUTHORSexamination of the critical reception of Londons works. Other essays discuss Londons use of Carl Jungs Psychology of the Unconscious, his use of naturalism in his early works and the themes of androgyny in his novels, along with a biography and brief description of his works.September 2011 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-830-3 | Library Price: $105James McBrideThis volume discusses the varied work of James McBride, including his memoir The Color of Water and his National Book Award winning novel The Good Lord Bird, among other works. The themes covered include: historical ties to World War II; the Civil War; his family relationships and unique upbringing. Essays provide in-depth critical analysis and close readings of his works.BEST SELLER! BEST SELLER! BEST SELLER!May 2018 | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-694-8 | Library Price: $105Cormac McCarthyA great starting point for students seeking an introduction to Cormac McCarthy, this volume discusses McCarthys life and rise to popularity, the critical responses to his work, and key themes surrounding his works. Titles discussed include The Orchard Keeper, The Crossing, No Country for Old Men, and The Road.September 2012 | Print ISBN: 978-1-4298-3725-5 | Library Price: $105Herman MelvilleThis volume discusses Herman Melville, one of Americas preeminent writers. Essays discuss the critical reception of his work, his views on faith and religion, and his responses to the issues of his day. Works discussed include Moby Dick, The Confidence Man, and Billy Budd, Sailor, as well as selected poems.September 2012 | Print ISBN: 978-1-4298-3726-2 | Library Price: $105Arthur MillerAmong the 20th centurys greatest playwrights, Arthur Miller is recognized as a formative influence on modern American drama. His best plays seamlessly combine the psychological and the social to produce riveting treatments of the fraught relationship between the individual and society. Original essays examine Millers life, works and critical reception.October 2010 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-697-2 | Library Price: $105Toni MorrisonMorrisons works are dedicated to providing African Americans ways of defining and developing identity for themselves, their community, and their literary tradition. As towering and daunting as this purpose may be, Morrison has achieved even more. Creating literature about and for African Americans, Morrison has gifted us with works that speak to and for all humankind.October 2009 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-622-4 | Library Price: $105Alice MunroFor more than forty years, Alice Munros reputation has slowly grown to a point where she is recognized as one of the finest living short story writers of today. This volume discusses this Nobel Prize winners life and works, including The Beggar Maid, Friend of My Youth, Lives of Girls and Women, and The Love of a Good Woman.September 2012 | Print ISBN: 978-1-4298-3722-4 | Library Price: $105 FREE Online Access All Critical Insights titles come with free online accessFREEGET ONLINE ACCESS(800) 221-1592 WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! www.salempress.com'