b'Literature CRITICAL INSIGHTS: WORKS39Nineteen Eighty-Four, by George Orwell BEST SELLER! BEST SELLER! 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 LITERATUREevery 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. CHOICEWith 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 NEW! CRITICAL INSIGHTS: WORKSthemes, 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 cover the masculine psyche, alienation and the plight of migrants, and consideration of why this novel is still studied today.May 2017 | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-266-7 | Library Price: $105The Old Man and the Sea, by Ernest Hemingway Ernest Hemingways The Old Man and the Sea, a late work in this important writers long career, has oftenbeen examined not only in relation to his previous works but also as a new departure. An unusually brief novel, this book has been discussed not only in relation to the novella genre but also in connection to Hemingways own life, with the author himself often being compared to the old man of the title. This volume offers a wide range of approaches to the text, exploring it in terms of history, psychology, sociology, andlast but not leastartistic achievement.June 2022 | Print ISBN: 978-1-63700-345-9 | Library Price: $105On the Road, by Jack Kerouac NEW! NEW! Jack Kerouacs On the Road is one of the most famous works produced by a so-called beat writerone of a group of nonconformists who shocked many of their contemporaries. Initially attacked for its celebration of seemingly free-spirited attitudes and behavior, On the Road has lately been criticized for its allegedly outdated views, especially involving women. This volume examines why On the Road remained popular for decades after it was published, and why it has been the target of strong criticism, and how that criticism has changed overthe years. April 2022 | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-525-8 | Library Price: $105 NEW! One 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.September 2015 | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-830-3 | Library Price: $105One Hundred Years of Solitude, by Gabriel Garca MrquezLatin Americas most famous novel and an overnight sensation when it was published in 1967, it remains a perennial favorite of readers around the world. The works strange, mesmerizing blend of the real and the fabulous introduced the world to magical realism and has inspired countless writers.October 2010 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-709-2 | Library Price: $105Othello, by William Shakespeare Othello has long been considered (along with Hamlet, King Lear, and Macbeth) one of Shakespeares four greatest works of tragedy. Recently, however, Othello has taken on a special interest, partly because it deals so intriguingly with such issues as gender, race, and classissues particularly engaging to so many readers, critics, and playgoers. This volume explores Othello from numerous points of view, paying special attention to such matters as history, aesthetics, and various important productions, especially on film.May 2021 | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-998-6 | 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.com2022-480 Salem Catalog 2023 R7.indd 39 2022-12-28 11:13 AM'