b'Literature CRITICAL INSIGHTS: THEMES45Contemporary Latin American FictionThis volume explores contemporary Latin American fiction through authors born after 1950 and works published since the mid-1990s. Authors include Chilean Roberto Bolao, Mexican Daniel Sada, and Costa Rican Ana Cristina Rossi. The volume also deals with the presence of social media and newLITERATUREtechnology in current Latin American literature. November 2017 | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-561-3 | Library Price: $105Contemporary Speculative Fiction BEST SELLER! BEST SELLER! BEST SELLER!Speculative fiction has a long and progressive history, from the mythos of J.R.R. Tolkien to theeco-feminism of Suzanne Collins. The last twenty years have witnessed a surge in the critical reception of speculative fiction, as more work continues to move beyond the Tolkien tradition and open up the pertinent discussion of the permeable boundary between fantasy and science fiction. BEST SELLER! CRITICAL INSIGHTS: THEMESMarch 2013 | Print ISBN: 978-1-4298-3820-7 | Library Price: $105Crime and Detective FictionCrime and Detective Fiction examines the richness of the field of crime writing and the many ways in which crime, its depiction, and its investigation cross narrative, national, and other boundaries. Authors covered include Arthur Conan Doyle and Raymond Chandler, as well as important recent works such as Steig Larssons The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.March 2013 | Print ISBN: 978-1-4298-3822-1 | Library Price: $105Crisis of FaithCrisis of Faith evokes intense spiritual strife and doubt, the eternal struggle between good and evil and has become a pervasive theme of literature, manifesting itself within and embodying a broad range of human affairs and secular ideals, from the moral ambiguities of patriotism and war to mankinds critical questioning of meaning in an increasingly modern world.March 2013 | Print ISBN: 978-1-4298-3825-2 | Library Price: $105Cultural EncountersThough it has been only in the last few decades that scholars have read literary works through the lenses of ethnicity and the history and aftermath of colonialism, the theme of cross-cultural encounters has a long history, stretching back as far as Shakespeare. This volume explores this theme in such classic works as The Tempest and Robinson Crusoe.September 2012 | Print ISBN: 978-1-4298-3732-3 | Library Price: $105DystopiaThe popular theme of dystopia is considered in this volume of Critical Insights. Essays explore this theme in a variety of critical contexts. Works discussed include Utopia, Looking Backward, We, Brave New World, Anthem, Make Room! Make Room!, Fahrenheit 451, 1984, The Handmaids Tale, and Little Brother.September 2012 | Print ISBN: 978-1-4298-3733-0 | Library Price: $105FamilyStretching all the way back to the earliest Greek dramas, the theme of family is truly one of the great themes of literature. This volume addresses the theme of family through a diverse set of texts, including Anna Karenina, Pride and Prejudice, King Lear, The Tempest, A Raisin in the Sun, among others. Readers will encounter stories about everyday domestic tribulations, love and intense hatred, joy and stifled disappointment. September 2012 | Print ISBN: 978-1-4298-3734-7 | Library Price: $105The FantasticFrom The Odysseys adventures to the extraordinary history of the Buenda family in One Hundred Years of Solitude, stories of the fantastic have thrilled, mystified, and terrorized readers for centuries. Essays survey the critical conversation regarding the theme, explore its cultural and historical contexts, and offer close readings of key texts in the genre.September 2012 | Print ISBN: 978-1-4298-3735-4 | 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'