b'Literature CRITICAL INSIGHTS: WORKS35The Color Purple, by Alice WalkerNEW! Spring 2022 CRITICAL The Color Purple is one of the most celebrated and influential novels of recent American and AfricanINSIGHTS American literature. The subject of a major film, this book explores important issues of race and genderThe Color PurpleLITERATUREat a time when these topics were less widely studied than they are today. This volume examines WalkersBy Alice Walker work from many different vantage points, including biographical, historical, sociological, cultural, and aesthetic points of view.March 2022 | Print ISBN: 978-1-63700-069-4 | Library Price: $105The Crucible, by Arthur Miller This collection of critical essays is marvelous and, surprisingly, quite the page-turner. Each analysisNEW! reminds the reader why The Crucible is a classic of the theater and a play that will be studied and performed for generations to come.The Arthur Miller JournalThis volume offers diverse perspectives on one of Arthur Millers most popular, most controversial, andBEST SELLER! CRITICAL INSIGHTS: WORKSmost frequently staged plays. The volume situates the play within many different contextshistorical, critical, literary, biographical, social, cultural, and others.March 2018 | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-684-9 | Library Price: $105Death of a Salesman, by Arthur MillerIncludes an examination of Death of a Salesman in the context of literary naturalism and monetary theory, as well as an in-depth analysis of Willys comparison of Biff to Hercules. Other essays look at the differences between dream and reality while also considering the competing dreams of the Loman family.October 2009 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-610-1 | Library Price: $105The Diary of a Young Girl, by Anne FrankI highly recommend this resource for all libraries.ARBAThis volume highlights the continued relevance and poignancy of The Diary of a Young Girl. The Diary is contextualized with contemporary and WWII diaries, blogging, notions of childhood, adolescence, andBEST SELLER!gender. It explores the Diarys diverse and dynamic representations in comics, theater, TV, YouTube, and in the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam.March 2017 | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-262-9 | Library Price: $105Dracula, by Bram StokerOverview essays examine the literary history of the vampire and the critical reception of Stokers most BEST SELLER! BEST SELLER!famous work. Other essays offer a psychological examination of sacred rituals within the novel, and combine Marxist, feminist, and postcolonialist readings into a discussion of race, capitalism, and aesthetics.October 2009 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-612-5 | Library Price: $105Fahrenheit 451, by Ray BradburyThis volume fully examines the historical and cultural context of Fahrenheit 451. Other chapters explore Bradburys creation and reworking of the story and issues, such as memory, love, morality, domesticity,BEST SELLER!intellectual property and censorship, and the appeal of Fahrenheit 451 in other media.December 2013 | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-224-0 | Library Price: $105The Grapes of Wrath, by John SteinbeckEssays offer a comprehensive introduction to the novels key themes, social context, and critical history, as well as a complete survey of Steinbeck criticism. Other essays discuss the novels Christian symbolism, assess the politics of the novel, and analyze Steinbecks feminine archetypes.October 2010 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-715-3 | Library Price: $105Great Expectations, by Charles DickensCentral to this analysis is the moral character of the protagonist, Pip. Some essays argue that Pip achieves a sort of moral autonomy as the novel progresses while others view Pip as a victim of both hisBEST SELLER!own demons, and the plotting of others. Others essays examine Christian imagery and the treatment of gender and class.October 2009 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-614-9 | Library Price: $105The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott FitzgeraldThis volume of criticism begins with essays that provide the reader with cultural, historical, comparative, and critical contexts for understanding Gatsby. Several essays consider the cultural and historical contexts of Fitzgeralds work while critical comparisons link the novel to the poetry of Keats and the novels Daisy Miller and Passing.October 2009 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-608-8 | 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'