b'Literature CRITICAL INSIGHTS: THEMES49Power & Corruption NEW! Fall 2023 CRITICAL Lord Acton famously claimed that absolute power corrupts absolutely. When and why does power leadINSIGHTS to corruption? This volume focuses on literary texts that have dealt most memorably with this theme toPower & help readers better understand different views and treatments of this concept. These important works areCorruptionLITERATUREcrafted to be effective as literature, not mere statements. The essays in this volume seek to define how definitions of power and corruption have changed throughout history, the criteria by which some uses of power are judged corrupt, and whether or not these criteria can be considered objective or universal. Power & Corruption also delves into how human differences (gender, race, and class) affect definitions and perceptions of power and corruption. October 2023 | Print ISBN: 978-1-63700-442-5 | Library Price: $105 NEW! Pulp Fiction of the 20s and 30sFrom the end of the nineteenth century to the 1950s, pulp magazines entertained the masses with luridCRITICAL INSIGHTS: THEMESadventure, Western, romance, crime, fantasy, horror, and science fiction stories. Notable publications, such as Weird Tales, also served as apprenticeships for many new writers, including H.P. Lovecraft, Robert E. Howard, and Clark Ashton Smith.May 2013 | Print ISBN: 978-1-4298-3827-6 | Library Price: $105RebellionAn excellent resource for any undergraduate class. ARBAThis volume explores the history, themes, styles, and forms of rebellion in literature. It focuses on defining works, especially from British and American writers such as Melville, Dickinson, Shelley, and Amis. Authorsrepresented are diverse in gender and ethnicity as well as in their economic, spiritual, and political orientations.November 2017 | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-557-6 | Library Price: $105Russias Golden AgeCombines meaningful historical and cultural contextualization with literary analysis. ARBAThe Golden Age refers to literature in nineteenth-century Russiaan unrivaled, rapidly evolving period of literary development, out of which emerged some of the most famous Russian authors in the West: Fyodor Dostoevsky, Leo Tolstoy, and Anton Chekhov. Presenting a diverse range of essays, this text considers the critical responses to these works and explores its cultural and historical contexts.SatireJanuary 2014 | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-222-6 | Library Price: $105Particularly useful for students new to the genre. Recommended. CHOICETop 75 Community College Resources, CHOICE, September 2020Satire is one of the oldest, most common, and most important literary genres. This volume not only explores various particular works of satire, including the classics Don Quixote, Catch-22, and Animal Farm but alsoBEST SELLER! BEST SELLER! CRITICALexamines satire as a specific kind of writing. In particular, the volume explores the purposes, tones, andINSIGHTS reception of various satirical works and the roles that satire has played in human culture.The SlaveNarrative Edited by Kimberly DrakeFebruary 2020 | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-383-0 | Library Price: $105The Slave NarrativeThis volume analyzes the more widely read slave narratives, including those by Frederick Douglass, Harriet Jacobs, and Solomon Northup, but also relatively lesser-known narratives, such as neo-slave narrative novels and slave narratives about slavery outside the United States. Individual chapters provide researchers with a wideBEST SELLER!range of approaches to the slave narrative genre, from its origins to the present day. April 2014 | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-397-1 | Library Price: $105Social Justice and American LiteratureEssays truly provide an in-depth exploration. ARBAEssays examine the work of Richard Wright, Amy Lowell, Philip Roth, Kate Chopin, and James Baldwin, among others. This volume provides an in-depth exploration of the following themes: gender and feminism; gay writers; Native American, Asian American, and Hispanic/Border writers; Appalachian writers; and socioeconomic justice. November 2017 | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-565-1 | Library Price: $105Southern Gothic LiteratureOne of the few book-length surveys of the genre, this volume offers a collection of original essays that present Southern Gothic as a field of study within American literature. Coverage includes poetry, plays, and novels from established writers, such as Eudora Welty, Flannery OConner, Carson McCullers, and Cormac McCarthy. FREEMarch 2013 | Print ISBN: 978-1-4298-3823-8 | Library Price: $105Online 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 49 2022-12-28 11:14 AM'