b'CRITICAL INSIGHTS:Each meticulously referenced volume is devoted to a 33single classic. Overall, a fresh take on the classics and WORKS an excellent choice.School Library JournalProvides a comprehensive critical analysis of the mostLITERATUREpopular and routinely studied classroom works.Absalom, Absalom!, by William FaulknerOriginal essays include a close reading of the novel from the critical standpoint of feminist theory, an analysis of the novels cultural and historical context, and a discussion of the critical reception of Absalom, Absalom!Additional essays provide a wide range of perspectives on such subjects as theme, protagonists, feminism, storytelling, race, style, Civil War, and time, among others. BEST SELLER! CRITICAL INSIGHTS: WORKSSeptember 2011 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-834-1 | Library Price: $105Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark TwainScholars and more casual readers will find this book fascinating. ARBAHenry Nash Smith remarked that Huckleberry Finn, made vernacular language, with its new sources of pleasure and new energy, available for American prose and poetry in the twentieth century. This volume of essays examines what made this vernacular so groundbreaking, as well as the ongoing controversy that still surrounds one of the first great American novels.January 2017 | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-122-6 | Library Price: $105The Aeneid, by VergilEssays discuss many different aspects of Vergils work, including the historical awareness of Romes future greatness, the significant psychological and ethical questions on fate and free will, personal glory versus responsibility by those who lead, and the profound influence The Aeneid has had on other authors.September 2011 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-835-8 | Library Price: $105All Quiet on the Western Front, by Erich Maria Remarque BEST SELLER!Finally, the truth about war, reviewers proclaimed when this work was published, just ten years after the end of World War I. Shockingly direct, it paints a decidedly unromantic portrait of the war in which Remarque had briefly fought and quickly became an international sensation. And today, after more than 100 years and millions of soldiers have died in wars, readers keep turning to the novel for answers.October 2010 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-719-1 | Library Price: $105Animal Farm, by George OrwellCritical Insights: Animal Farm offers a multidisciplinary range of perspectives on George Orwells classic satire. The volume of essays includes a biopolitical reading of the text, a consideration of the work within the tradition of beast fables, an analysis of Orwells use of humor and a comparison of narrative strategies in Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four. Through this collection, readers will appreciate Animal Farms influence on literature, politics, sociology, and history.October 2018 | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-918-5 | Library Price: $105Anna Karenina, by Leo Tolstoy NEW!Leo Tolstoys Anna Karenina is widely regarded as one of the best, most important, and most influential worksin world literature. Long and complex, it presents a detailed portrait of various kinds of life in Russia in the nineteenth century while exploring such broad themes as love, lust, class, family, marriage, adultery, and the relevance of religion to social and personal life. This volume offers a deliberately diverse range of essays on the novels major themes, its compelling literary features, and its complicated structure and intriguing presentations of characters.January 2021 | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-750-0 | Library Price: $105 BEST SELLER!The Awakening, by Kate Chopin NEW! A very good starting point for further study. ARBAThis volume presents a variety of new essays on Chopins landmark work of early feminism. Essays offer a variety of new approaches from various critical perspectives, including how the novel relates to race, humor, Chopins life, impressionist painting, irony and close reading, tourism and landscapes, regionalism and naturalism, and folly and engendered discourse.January 2014 | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-228-8 | 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'