b'Literature CRITICAL INSIGHTS: WORKS41Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen BEST SELLER!Essays include a biography of Jane Austen, the critical reception of Pride and Prejudice, an examination of the novels historical milieu, and a reading of the novel that stresses the importance Austen places on female educationLITERATUREas a means of redefining the role of women in society. Several essays are written from a feminist perspective.September 2011 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-843-3 | Library Price: $105The Red Badge of Courage, by Stephen CraneMore vivid, unflinching, artistically and philosophically complex than any prior war novel, Red Badge made Stephen Crane an overnight international celebrity. Readers were gripped by Cranes lucid descriptions of war and the vacillating mind of his young, untested soldier, Henry Fleming. October 2010 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-707-8 | Library Price: $105 CRITICAL INSIGHTS: WORKSRomeo and Juliet, by William ShakespeareThe essays feature extensive research and present topics that are of interest.ARBAThis volume examines many aspects of Shakespeares classic tale of star-crossed lovers including the history of the plays criticism, issues of confession, trauma, and uses of the imagination. Essays on film adaptations and parodies as well as pluralistic approaches to the balcony scene are also included.April 2017 | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-264-3 | Library Price: $105The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne This volume examines how The Scarlet Letter brings together many vital strands in American literature and culture: Puritanism and the rise of religious liberalism; philosophical Romanticism and Transcendentalism; the role of women and gender; the nature of justice and democratic governance; and the relationship between the United States and the wider world. BEST SELLER!February 2018 | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-688-7 | Library Price: $105Short Fiction of Flannery OConnor As one of the prominent writers of the Southern Gothic genre, OConnor explored grotesque characters, Southern settings, questions of morality, and Roman Catholic themes. This volume examines a wide variety of OConnors works, such as A Good Man is Hard to Find, Good Country People, and Temple of the Holy Ghost.February 2016 | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-874-7 | Library Price: $105Slaughterhouse-Five, by Kurt Vonnegut BEST SELLER! BEST SELLER!Published at the height of the Vietnam War protests, Slaughterhouse-Five seized the imaginations of thousands and made Vonnegut an overnight sensation. More than 50 years later, scholars continue to assess Vonneguts unique achievement with this stoic yet compassionate treatment of one of the deadliest military strikes in European history.October 2010 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-721-4 | Library Price: $105The Sound and the Fury, by William FaulknerWhen William Faulkner published The Sound and the Fury in 1929, he presented the world with one ofthe greatest novels of all time and a foremost example of modernist art. Even as it explores life in theUnited States South, this novel delves deeply into individual psychology via literary techniques that strainrepresentation to its very limits.April 2014 | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-391-9 | Library Price: $105A Streetcar Named Desire, by Tennessee WilliamsEssays offer an examination of the play in light of postwar American culture and censorship, as well as a comparison of Williams treatment of tragedy with Arthur Millers in his equally iconic play, Death of a Salesman. Other essays consider how repression drives the plays action, and review a selection of Streetcar criticism.October 2009 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-628-6 | 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'