b'Literature CRITICAL INSIGHTS: WORKS39Midnights Children, by Salman Rushdie CRITICALINSIGHTS CritiCalMidnights Children marked a change in the global literary scene, inaugurating a heightened interest inKuortti Midnights Children iNsiGhtswritings from formerly colonized countries. In its richness, full with magical realistic depiction and historio- Midnights ChildrenEdited by Joel Kuortti, Professor of Ey Cnglish at the Uulture at the Univniversity of ersity of JTuryvku, and also askyla, Finland. Adjunct Professor of ContemporarHe has published a number of important books, including \x1fe Salman R, and ushdie TenseLITERATUREBibliography, Place of the Sacred: the Rhetoric of the Satanic Verses AairPast, Tense Present: Changing Women WWriting in Eorlds/Changing Nnglish. Pations: the Concept of Nrofessor Kuortti has co-edited sevation in the eral graphical narration, Rushdies novel became a trendsetter. The essays in this volume discuss topics suchby Salman Rushdiebooks, including Transnational Era, and has contributed to a number of literary anthologies and journals. Edited by Joel KuorttiAmong the essays in this vUnder Scrutiny: Midnightolume:s Childrundhati Ren and Ioy: Its Cssues of Continuity in Iritics, Joel Kuorttias ethics, nationalism, translation, and the culture of globalization. From Salman Rushdie to Ar ndian Fiction inIndian Oral Narrative in Parwahostmodern Historiograhy: A Reading of Midnights English, Anuradha MChildren, Manda M. Se Parmaossibility of Ethical Deconstruction in Midnights NChildren, Tuomas Huttunenasal Connections: \x1fFebruary 2014 | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-389-6 | Library Price: $105A Midsummer Nights Dream, RECENT by William Shakespeare T Unsiaveckrs iNtyJP0l7a6z0a1, Suite 310 S ParleeSmSHwaoc kenP 00Fahxo:n 2e0: 12-0916-89-6085-1015Shakespeares most loved comedy, this intricately structured drama employs a rich range of poetry and prose to juxtapose fairies and mortals, fantasy and reality, reason and madness. This volume offers new perspectives on its complex form, rich language, key themes and reinterpretations in light of twenty-firstCRITICAL INSIGHTS: WORKScentury concerns about gender, harassment, social division and trauma. February 2020 | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-381-6 | Library Price: $105Moby-Dick, by Herman MelvilleRECENTHerman Melvilles Moby-Dick is a vast epic that combines deep philosophy and high adventure as well as rich comedy and profound tragedy. Containing numerous essays by many prominent Melville scholars, the book places Melville and his epic novel in their various historical contexts while also showing how the novel continues to be relevantand powerfultoday. September 2014 | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-405-3 | Library Price: $105Mrs. Dalloway, by Virginia WoolfOriginal essays present an overview of Mrs. Dalloway, the works origins and composition, an analysis of the world events and social conditions that provide context for the work, the connections between Mrs. Dalloway and Toni Morrisons Sula, and discuss Woolfs efforts to create a new form of the novel appropriate for a new age.September 2011 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-841-9 | Library Price: $105Nineteen Eighty-Four, by George Orwell BEST SELLER!A good foundation for understanding the novel. Recommended. ARBAThe novel depicts one of the classic dystopias of all time: a totalitarian society where Big Brother watches every move, history is revised to suit the Partys wishes, and Thought Police torture suspected thoughtcriminals. This volume includes essays that profile the life of George Orwell and his politics, and compares Nineteen Eighty-Four to other dystopian novels such as Brave New World, We, and Fahrenheit 451.October 2016 | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-118-9 | Library Price: $105The Odyssey, by HomerNearly exhaustive in its embrace of approaches, the volume is marked by an authenticity, balance, and relevance that will impress even the strictest classicists. Highly Recommended. CHOICETop 75 Community College Resources CHOICE, December 2020With its emphasis on strange adventures, personal challenges, and the celebration of enduring marital love, The Odyssey relates to all generations of readers from the ancient Greeks to present day. This volume explores the themes, structure, artistry, influence, and critical reception of one of the most important works ever composed.September 2019 | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-271-0 | Library Price: $105Of Mice and Men, by John SteinbeckAny student. will benefit from the insights and explanations of the text provided here. ARBAWritten by leading Steinbeck scholars, this volume provides a rich array of fresh perspectives and valuable information on this short but beloved text. Essay topics include the masculine psyche, alienation and the plight of migrants, and consideration of why this novel is still studied in high schools today.May 2017 | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-266-7 | Library Price: $105One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest, by Ken Kesey Ken Keseys pivotal novel tackled ideas of institutionalization in a time when mental illness was highly stigmatized. Essays in this volume survey the novels critical reception, compare Cuckoos Nest to The Grapes of Wrath, and examine themes such as race, gender roles, and early American humor. FREESeptember 2015 | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-830-3 | Library Price: $105Online Access All Critical Insights titles come with free online accessFREEGET ONLINE ACCESS(800) 221-1592 WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! www.salempress.com'