b'Literature CRITICAL INSIGHTS: AUTHORS 25Harlan Ellison BEST SELLER! BEST SELLER! BEST SELLER!Essays discuss Ellisons relationship with the science fiction and fantasy community, his sense that mainstream critics slighted his work, and his easy postmodern accommodation of popular cultureLITERATUREreferences and images. Essays also compare Ellisons vision of dystopian hell with Cormac McCarthys, and examine the underlying mythological and psychological themes of Ellisons works.September 2011 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-828-0 | Library Price: $105Ralph Waldo Emerson NEW! As the celebrated author of Self-Reliance and a pioneer of American thought, Ralph Waldo Emerson remains a central figure in studies of 19th century America and the American Renaissance. This volume explores Emersons vast literary and social impact as well as his legacy beyond Self-Reliance. Emersons other writings are discussed in relation to themes of nationhood, oratory, social reform,BEST SELLER! CRITICAL INSIGHTS: AUTHORSspiritual education, and the environment. New essays discuss Emersons impact on his contemporaries, his relationship to antislavery reform, his poetry, and his influence on present-day literature and thought. August 2023 | Print ISBN: 978-1-63700-440-1 | Library Price: $105Louise Erdrich NEW! One of the great Native American novelists, Erdrich is known for her strong attachment to the people and places of her native North Dakota, her carefully constructed plots, and her wonderfully complex characters. This volume discusses her life and several of her works: Love Medicine, The Antelope Wife, The Beet Queen, The Bingo Palace, and The Plague of Doves. September 2012 | Print ISBN: 978-1-4298-3723-1 | Library Price: $105William FaulknerWhen William Faulkner received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1949, he completed an emergence from comparative obscurity. Since then, Faulkner has achieved the status of a world author and, perhaps, more critical books and articles have been written about him in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries than about any other writer with the exception of William Shakespeare.May 2013 | Print ISBN: 978-1-4298-3828-3 | Library Price: $105F. Scott FitzgeraldThis volume continues the work of rehabilitating Fitzgeralds reputation and re-examining his work. Essays examine Fitzgeralds enduring relevance, pointing out how the major themes persisting across his workwealth, success, love, youth, and tragedyare also enduring themes within the American consciousness.October 2010 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-693-4 | Library Price: $105Gustave FlaubertConsidered a prolific pioneer of literary realism and one of the founders of modern fiction, French author Gustave Flaubert is known for his strong sense of style and obsession with le mot juste (the right word). This volume examines Flauberts quest for literary perfection, his extensive correspondence with such contemporaries as Ivan Turgenev and Guy de Maupassant, and his most famous work, Madame Bovary.November 2015 | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-824-2 | Library Price: $105Horton Foote American playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote is most notably known for his 1962 adaptation ofTo Kill a Mockingbird, the screenplay for the 1983 film, Tender Mercies, and the Pulitzer Prize-winning 1995 play, The Young Man from Atlanta. This volume examines these works and more, such as thenine-play Orphans Home cycle, based on Footes own childhood. BEST SELLER!February 2016 | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-840-2 | Library Price: $105Benjamin FranklinThis collection brings together representative essays from a variety of critical perspectives to give some sense of Franklins achievement but also to draw attention to some of the inconsistencies, contradictions, and even failings, that made him who he was. Essays examine Franklin from many points of view to develop a composite portrait of the man and his works.October 2009 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-640-8 | 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 25 2023-12-19 1:57 PM'