b'Literature CRITICAL INSIGHTS: WORKS37The Joy Luck Club, by Amy Tan BEST SELLER! BEST SELLER!This volume surveys the critical reception of Tans works, and considers the structure, narration, style, and themes of Joy Luck, comparing them with Michael Cunninghams The Hours. Essays also examine traditionalLITERATUREChinese beliefs in the novel, compare Joy Luck to The Kitchen Gods Wife, and provide two author interviews.October 2009 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-626-2 | Library Price: $105Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare NEW! Julius Caesar is one of William Shakespeares most famous and important plays, and one of the most frequently taught, especially in high schools. Dealing with one of the most significant events in the history of Rome, the assassination of Julius Caesar and the subsequent end of the Roman Republic, the play has been performed and filmed numerous times. This volume examines the play from many differentCRITICAL INSIGHTS: WORKSperspectives, including historical, aesthetic, and comparative points of view, among others, to add to the ongoing lively conversation the play has always stimulated.January 2022 | Print ISBN: 978-1-63700-067-0 | Library Price: $105 NEW! King Lear, by William ShakespeareThis volume considers the historical background of Shakespeares play, as well as close readings of several key passages that distinguish differences between the first published version and revisions in the Folio version of 1623. Other essays discuss popular and critical responses and contrast Lear with Marlowes Tamburlaine.September 2011 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-839-6 | Library Price: $105The Kite Runner, by Khaled HosseiniThe Kite Runner combines a moving narrative, memorable characters, powerful depictions of suffering and guilt, an urgent quest for redemption, and the complex relationship of Afghanistan and American culture. Essays in this volume look afresh at this remarkable work, its critical reception, its style, structure and themes, its mythical, moral, historical and political dimensions, and its continued relevance in the twenty-first century.June 2020 | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-377-9 | Library Price: $105Life of Pi, by Yann MartelYann Martels 2001 novel Life of Pi earned him the Man Booker Prize and also served as the basis for the critically acclaimed 2012 movie of the same title. The essays featured in this volume survey the novels critical reception, discussing topics ranging from narrative techniques through religion and philosophy to the cultural role of zoos, and also provide a brief introduction to the authors life and work.September 2020 | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-667-1|Library Price: $105Little Women, by Louisa May AlcottThought-provoking analyses of one of the truly great works of American fiction. Recommended. ARBALittle Women paved the way for a new form of literature, changing the conversation regarding a womens journey from childhood to womanhood. This volume surveys the critical conversation regarding Alcotts achievement from all standard critical perspectives: social, gender-based, postmodern, psychological, and cultural.May 2015 | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-427-5 | Library Price: $105Lolita, by Vladimir NabokovThis compilation of critical essays examines the controversy behind Lolitas reception, Humbert Humberts role as an unreliable narrator, connections to Nabokovs other works, and comparisons to the 1962 film adaptation. BEST SELLER!March 2016 | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-846-4 | Library Price: $105Lord of the Flies, by William Golding New and innovative explorations.ARBAThis volume explores the novels initial critical reception, the moral issues it raises, its film adaptations, and the ways in which commentary about the novel has evolved. Additional essays explore the ways the novel has been received on both sides of the Atlantic and examine its themes, characters, and structures from a diversity of critical perspectives.September 2017 | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-567-5 | 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.com2022-480 Salem Catalog 2023 R7.indd 37 2022-12-28 11:13 AM'