b'28 CRITICAL INSIGHTS: AUTHORS LiteratureC.S. Lewis NEW!C.S. Lewis is widely recognized as one of the most popular Christian apologists of the twentieth century, buthe has also been valued as an immensely talented writer, not only of nonfiction but of fiction as well. Bestknown for the acclaimed Chronicles of Narnia series, Lewis works have been translated into more than 30LITERATURElanguages and have sold millions of copies. The Narnia books have been the subject of numerous stage, TV,radio, and cinema adaptations. This volume explores Lewis writings from numerous critical and historicalperspectives and focuses especially on assessing the literary skills that made Lewis such an effectiveauthor.February 2023 | Print ISBN: 978-1-63700-434-0 | Library Price: $105NEW!Abraham LincolnInvaluable resource for both general readers and scholars. Recommended. CHOICEAlthough Abraham Lincoln is typically remembered as one Americas greatest presidents, he was alsoCRITICAL INSIGHTS: AUTHORSBEST SELLER! BEST SELLER! BEST SELLER! BEST SELLER! a talented writer and has been the subject of much inspired writing. This volume examines Lincoln both as a craftsman of words and as the subject of others literary craft. These essays present diverse perspectives on Lincoln as a creator and subject of much memorable language, including writings from his own time as well as from the many decades since his death. June 2020 | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-659-6|Library Price: $105Jack LondonOriginal essays include a discussion comparing the literary careers of Jack London and Mark Twain along with a close examination of the critical reception of Londons works. Other essays discuss Londons use of Carl Jungs Psychology of the Unconscious, his use of naturalism in his early works and the themes of androgyny in his novels, along with a biography and brief description of his works.September 2011 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-830-3 | Library Price: $105James McBrideThis volume discusses the varied work of James McBride, including his memoir The Color of Water and his National Book Award-winning novel, The Good Lord Bird, among other works. The themes covered include: historical ties to World War II; the Civil War; and his family relationships and unique upbringing. Essays provide in-depth critical analysis and close readings of his works.May 2018 | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-694-8 | Library Price: $105Cormac McCarthyBEST SELLER! BEST SELLER! A great starting point for students seeking an introduction to Cormac McCarthy, this volume discusses McCarthys life and rise to popularity, the critical responses to his work, and key themes surrounding his works. Titles discussed include The Orchard Keeper, The Crossing, No Country for Old Men, and The Road.September 2012 | Print ISBN: 978-1-4298-3725-5 | Library Price: $105Herman MelvilleThis volume discusses Herman Melville, one of Americas preeminent writers. Essays discuss the critical reception of his work, his views on faith and religion, and his responses to the issues of his day. Works discussed include Moby-Dick, The Confidence Man, and Billy Budd, Sailor, as well as selected poems.September 2012 | Print ISBN: 978-1-4298-3726-2 | Library Price: $105Arthur MillerAmong the 20th centurys greatest playwrights, Arthur Miller is recognized as a formative influence on modern American drama. His best plays seamlessly combine the psychological and the social to produce riveting treatments of the fraught relationship between the individual and society. Original essays examine Millers life, works, and critical reception.October 2010 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-697-2 | Library Price: $105Toni MorrisonMorrisons works are dedicated to providing African Americans ways of defining and developing identity for themselves, their community, and their literary tradition. As towering and daunting as this purpose may be, Morrison has achieved even more. Creating literature about and for African Americans, Morrison has gifted us with works that speak to and for all humankind.October 2009 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-622-4 | Library Price: $105Alice MunroFor more than fifty years, Alice Munros reputation has slowly grown to a point where she is recognized as one of the finest short story writers of today. This volume discusses this Nobel Prize winners life and works, including The Beggar Maid, Friend of My Youth, Lives of Girls and Women, and The Love of a Good Woman.September 2012 | Print ISBN: 978-1-4298-3722-4 | Library Price: $105 FREE eBooks are also available - visit www.salempress.com for more information All Critical Insights titles come with free online access Online AccessFREEGET ONLINE ACCESS(800) 221-1592 WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! www.salempress.com2023-467 Salem 2024 Catalog R8.indd 28 2023-12-19 1:58 PM'