b'24 CRITICAL INSIGHTS: AUTHORS LiteratureGeoffrey ChaucerGeoffrey Chaucer, fourteenth-century master storyteller and comic genius, was the greatest English author of LITERATUREthe Middle Ages. This volume includes essays that help explain why Chaucer is called the father of English letters. Essay topics include Chaucer as an international poet, gender and horror in The Canterbury Tales, Chaucers links to Shakespeare, among many others.March 2017 | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-256-8 | Library Price: $105BEST SELLER! BEST SELLER! BEST SELLER! John CheeverEssays discuss the basic facts of Cheevers life and critical reputation, a man prone to self-invention andself-mythologizing. Though his version of his life was long accepted as fact, after his death it has been complicated by unflattering revelations in his daughters memoirs, his published journals, and two biographies. Other essays discuss Cheevers decorous style, fragmented structure, and fascination with language.CRITICAL INSIGHTS: AUTHORSSeptember 2011 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-827-3 | Library Price: $105Joseph ConradAn excellent guide to the life and works of this important writer. ARBAPolish-British writer Joseph Conrad was known for his adventurous talesmany of them based on his experiences as a merchant marineas well as his anti-heroic characters and exploration of human psychology in a European-dominated world. Essays in this volume profile Conrads political beliefs, examine his narrative style, and analyze his most renowned stories, including Heart of Darkness and Lord Jim.December 2016 | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-114-1 | Library Price: $105Charles DickensThis volume brings together a variety of new, classic, and contemporary essays on Dickens most widely read works. Essays celebrate Dickens dramatic and imaginative powers, his characters capacity to achieve selflessness in love, and Dickens realism and childlike awe of the world.October 2010 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-691-0 | Library Price: $105Emily DickinsonBEST SELLER! Emily Dickinsons poetry, letters, and life have astounded readers and scholars alike for more than one hundred years. By turns strangely intimate, witty, sardonic, ebullient, and frighteningly sublime, the poems have fascinated generations of readers and generated endless speculation about the poets mind and life.October 2010 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-695-8 | Library Price: $105Frederick DouglassWell-researched and well-written critical essays. Highly Recommended. CHOICEAs a former slave who became a powerful writer, orator, rhetorician, social critic, and abolitionist leader, Frederick Douglass is one of nineteenth-century Americas most important figures. In addition to offering new perspectives of Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, Written by Himself, this volume contains critical essays about What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?, The Heroic Slave, and Douglass later autobiographies. It also considers Douglass writings alongside the works of his contemporaries and explores his continuing literary legacy in the global twenty-first century. July 2020 | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-665-7|Library Price: $105George EliotAn ample foundation for beginning scholars of Eliot. ARBAMary Ann Evans, also known as George Eliot, published under a male pen name during the Victorian Era to ensure her fiction was taken as seriously as her male counterparts. This volume of critical essays compares Eliot to those male contemporaries, and studies some of her greatest works, including Silas Marner, Middlemarch, and The Mill on the Floss. March 2016 | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-838-9 | Library Price: $105T. S. EliotThis collection provides a variety of materials to approach this influential writer: overviews of his career and his importance; relevant contexts, critical reception and interpretive choices; a critical analysis of Eliots writing, his drama, and the whole range of his poetry from early to late in his career.October 2009 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-606-4 | Library Price: $105 FREE eBooks are also available - visit www.salempress.com for more information All Critical Insights titles come with free online access Online AccessFREEGET ONLINE ACCESS(800) 221-1592 WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! www.salempress.com2022-480 Salem Catalog 2023 R7.indd 24 2022-12-28 11:12 AM'