b'Literature CRITICAL INSIGHTS: AUTHORS 31David Foster WallaceA well curated assortment of criticism. ARBAAmerican novelist, essayist, and short story writer David Foster Wallace was known for his experimentalLITERATUREwriting style influenced by contemporary American culture. Essays from his most noted works, including his critically acclaimed novel, Infinite Jest, survey the various themes that appear in his work such as his exploration of philosophy, meta-fiction, satire, psychology, and the irony of postmodernism.April 2015 | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-513-5 | Library Price: $105Edith Wharton This volume examines a wide range of Whartons works, from her major novels The House of Mirth,The Custom of the Country, and The Age of Innocence to her war writings, gothic fiction, and later works. It addresses the relationship between Wharton and other writers, including Willa Cather, Henry James, and Charlotte Bront, and offers fresh perspectives on Whartons views on gender, motherhood, law,CRITICAL INSIGHTS: AUTHORSarchitecture, and the classical tradition.January 2018 | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-573-6 | Library Price: $105 Walt Whitman Walt Whitman is widely considered one of the most innovative and influential of all American poets, notable for his way of writing but also for the topics he addressed, including freedom, sexuality, the lives of common people, democratic values, and a kind of spirituality not necessarily tethered to conventional religion. This volume provides readers with a better understanding of Whitman the person, the thinker, and the artist.August 2019 | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-275-8 | Library Price: $105Oscar Wilde Top 75 Community College Resources CHOICE, October 2020An interesting collection of scholarly approaches. Recommended. CHOICEThis volume examines the wide range of Wildes work, from the lighthearted to the tragically serious, and discusses Wilde and his exploration of themes of hedonism, morality, aestheticism, beauty, marriage, class, and social expectations.Essays discuss his enduringly popular play, The Importance of Being Earnest, his only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, along with several other works of prose and drama. Tennessee Williams January 2020 | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-309-0 | Library Price: $105 BEST SELLER! BEST SELLER!This volume brings together a variety of essays on Williams life and works. The introduction considers Williams concept of the fugitive kind, the recurring figure of the persecuted artist, and how they are still granted respite in the temporary homes afforded by love. A brief biography of Williams follows, along withan essay by Paris Review contributor Sasha Weiss.October 2010 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-687-3 | Library Price: $105Virginia WoolfRECENTMore than 100 years after the publication of Jacobs Room (1922) Virginia Woolf is more popular than ever. The current social and political climate fosters a new appreciation for Woolfs writings, in particular her critiques of social marginalization, gender identities, queerness, and sexual cultures. This volume offers these valuable and necessary conversations in accessible and understandable language. October 2022 | Print ISBN: 978-1-63700-351-0 | Library Price: $105Richard Wright RECENTReaders new to the author, as well as devotees, will take away valuable insights. Library JournalThis volume explores the enduring appeal of the groundbreaking author of Black Boy and Native Son, acknowledging Wrights body of work in the canon of American literature, identity literature, and literature of protest. The volume also explores his relationships with other literary and creative forces such as Langston Hughes and Ralph Ellison, his attraction to Communism in the 1950s, and his self-imposed exile in France.February 2019 | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-917-8 | Library Price: $105Malcolm X Top 75 Community College Resources CHOICE, October 2020Insightful, well-crafted collection of essays. Recommended. CHOICEMalcolm X is widely known as a leading advocate for African American rights, but he was also the author of numerous speeches and other works of prose, including his autobiography; Malcolm X Speaks; Malcolm X Talks to Young People; and The End of White World Supremacy: Four Speeches by Malcolm X. This volume examines Malcolm Xs legacy both as a writer himself and as the subject of works by others. January 2020 | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-379-3 | 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 31 2023-12-19 1:58 PM'