b'32 CRITICAL INSIGHTS: AUTHORS LiteratureBEST SELLER! Alice WalkerEssays in this volume discuss a multitude of critical viewpoints about Walkers work. Topics include a discussion of her symbolism, metaphysics, and aesthetics; her views on feminism; and her responses to the issues of politics, LITERATUREslavery, poverty, and sexism. Also included is a brief biography and a survey of Walkers critical reception.September 2012 | Print ISBN: 978-1-4298-3730-9 | Library Price: $105David Foster WallaceA well curated assortment of criticism. ARBAAmerican 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 | Library Price: $105CRITICAL INSIGHTS: AUTHORSEdith Wharton This volume examines a wide range of Whartons 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 later works. It addresses the relationship between Wharton and other writers, including Willa Cather, Henry James, and Charlotte Bront, and offers fresh perspectives on Whartons views on gender, motherhood, law, architecture, and the classical tradition.January 2018 | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-573-6 | Library Price: $105 Walt Whitman Walt Whitman is widely considered one of the most innovative and influential of all American poets, notable for his way of writing but also for the topics he addressed, including freedom, sexuality, the lives of common people, democratic values, and a kind of spirituality not necessarily tethered to conventional religion. This volume provides readers with a better understanding of Whitman the person, the thinker, and the artist.August 2019 | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-275-8 | Library Price: $105Oscar WildeRECENTTop 75 Community College Resources CHOICE, October 2020An interesting collection of scholarly approaches. Recommended. CHOICEThis volume examines the wide range of Wildes work, from the lighthearted to the tragically serious, and discusses Wilde and his exploration of themes of hedonism, morality, aestheticism, beauty, marriage, class, and social expectations.Essays discuss his enduringly popular play, The Importance of Being Earnest, his only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, along with several other works of prose and drama, BEST SELLER! including An Ideal Husband, and Lady Windermeres Fan.January 2020 | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-309-0 | Library Price: $105RECENTTennessee WilliamsThis 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 withan essay by Paris Review contributor Sasha Weiss.Richard Wright October 2010 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-687-3 | Library Price: $105Readers new to the author, as well as devotees, will take away valuable insights. Library JournalThis volume explores the enduring appeal of the groundbreaking author of Black Boy and Native Son, acknowledging his body of work in the canon of American literature, identity literature and literature of protest. The volume also explores Wrights 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.February 2019 | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-917-8 | Library Price: $105Malcolm XRECENTTop 75 Community College Resources CHOICE, October 2020Insightful, well-crafted collection of essays. Recommended. CHOICEMalcolm X is widely known as a leading advocate for African American rights, but he was also the author of numerous speeches and other works of prose, including his autobiography; Malcolm X Speaks; Malcolm X Talks to Young People; and The End of White World Supremacy: Four Speeches by Malcolm X. This volume examines Malcolm Xs legacy both as a writer himself and as the subject of works by others. RECENTJanuary 2020 | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-379-3 | 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 AccessGET ONLINE ACCESS FREE(800) 221-1592 WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! www.salempress.com'