b'Literature CRITICAL INSIGHTS: AUTHORS 23James Baldwin BEST SELLER! BEST SELLER!Although James Baldwin today holds a secure position in the canon of twentieth-century literature, decades after his death, he still remains one of Americas most evasive authors. The body of his work is wide-ranging, complex, and occasionally contradictory, the product of a mind in a tireless dialogue withLITERATUREitself and its paradoxical and swiftly changing culture.October 2010 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-701-6 | Library Price: $105Saul BellowBEST SELLER! BEST SELLER! BEST SELLER! BEST SELLER!Using a variety of literary approaches, essays examine all of Bellows full-length novels and two of his most important novellas, Seize the Day and The Bellarosa Connection. Additional essays examine his best collection of shorter works, Him with His Food in His Mouth and Other Stories, and early stories, Looking for Mr. Green, and Something to Remember Me By. CRITICAL INSIGHTS: AUTHORSSeptember 2011 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-824-2 | Library Price: $105Roberto BolaoThe New York Times once hailed Chilean poet and author Roberto Bolao as the most significant Latin American literary voice of his generation. An author of such acclaimed works as Los Detectives Salvajes, 2666, Amuleto, and Una novelita lumpen, Bolao led an unsettled, turbulent life of revolution and provocationtones that are prevalent throughout his writing. This volume examines that life, as well as Bolaos literary politics and influences.October 2015 | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-834-1 | Library Price: $105Ray BradburyCritical Insights: Ray Bradbury explores the work of a towering figure in American science fiction. Essay topics include: utopian/dystopian robotic technologies; translocality in The Martian Chronicles; faith and reason in Fahrenheit 451 and much, much more.September 2017 | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-571-2 | Library Price: $105The Bront SistersAn invaluable summary of the critical responses to the Bronts. Recommended. CHOICEThe Bront sisters, Charlotte, Emily, and Anne, are well known English poets and novelists of the nineteenth century.This volume closely examines Charlottes masterpiece Jane Eyre, Emilys influential Wuthering Heights, and Annes The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, among others, to give readers a deeper sense of the themes throughout these important works and the influences behind their creation.Common themes throughout the sisters works are love, gender, class, and the intersections of all three, and this volume explores these topics and more. January 2022 | Print ISBN: 978-1-63700-073-1 | Library Price: $105Gwendolyn BrooksEssays pay tribute to Gwendolyn Brooks legacy: her sustained dialectic with American historical events, cultural complexities of racial segregation, the Black Arts movement, rejection of the status quo in society, open critique of history and its chroniclers, and revisions of traditional literary forms as a means to incorporate a neglected black experience and contribution into American history and letters.October 2009 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-632-3 | Library Price: $105Albert CamusEssays discuss the reception of Camus oeuvre, themes that have inspired discussion, points of continuingcontroversy, and Camus own reaction to his hostile critics. Also discussed is his most famous work,The Stranger.September 2011 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-825-9 | Library Price: $105Raymond CarverRaymond Carver made the short story a viable literary form. Both as a model and as a teacher, he had such an influence on younger fiction writers that author Jay McInerney could truthfully say (alluding to a famous statement that Fyodor Dostoevsky made about Nikolai Gogol) that there is hardly a single American short-story writer younger than Carver who did not come out of Carvers overcoat.May 2013 | Print ISBN: 978-1-4298-3830-6 | 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.com2023-467 Salem 2024 Catalog R8.indd 23 2023-12-19 1:57 PM'