b'32 CRITICAL INSIGHTS:Each meticulously referenced volume is devoted to aWORKS single classic. Overall, a fresh take on the classics and an excellent choice.School Library JournalProvides a comprehensive critical analysis of the most popular and routinely studied classroom works.LITERATUREBEST SELLER! BEST SELLER! Absalom, Absalom!, by William FaulknerOriginal essays include a close reading of the novel from the critical standpoint of feminist theory, an analysis of the novels cultural and historical context, and a discussion of the critical reception of Absalom, Absalom!Additional essays provide a wide range of perspectives on such subjects as theme, protagonists, feminism, storytelling, race, style, Civil War, and time, among others.September 2011 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-834-1 | Library Price: $105BEST SELLER! BEST SELLER! Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark TwainCRITICAL INSIGHTS: WORKSScholars and more casual readers will find this book fascinating. ARBAHenry Nash Smith remarked that Huckleberry Finn, made vernacular language, with its new sources of pleasure and new energy, available for American prose and poetry in the twentieth century. This volume of essays examines what made this vernacular so groundbreaking, as well as the ongoing controversy that still surrounds one of the first great American novels.January 2017 | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-122-6 | Library Price: $105The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, by Mark TwainRECENTNever out of print since its original publication in 1876 and beloved by both children and adults, Tom Sawyer is one of the most widely-read American novels. Despite its enduring popularity, Tom Sawyer has received surprisingly little scholarly attention. Original essays in this volume discuss the novels approach to nature and realism, a comparative analysis of Tom Sawyer and J. K. Rowlings Harry Potter series, Tom Sawyer in modern classrooms and as bad-boy literature, the novel as autobiography, Mark Twains depictions of Native Americans, and the role of girls in the novel.June 2022 | Print ISBN: 978-1-63700-343-5 | Library Price: $105RECENTAeneid, by VergilEssays discuss many different aspects of Vergils work, including the historical awareness of Romes future greatness, the significant psychological and ethical questions on fate and free will, personal glory versus responsibility by those who lead, and the profound influence Aeneid has had on other authors.September 2011 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-835-8 | Library Price: $105All Quiet on the Western Front, by Erich Maria RemarqueFinally, the truth about war, reviewers proclaimed when this work was published, just ten years after the end of World War I. Shockingly direct, it paints a decidedly unromantic portrait of the war in which Remarque had briefly fought, and quickly became an international sensation. And today, after more than 100 years, readers keep turning to the novel for answers.October 2010 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-719-1 | Library Price: $105All the Pretty Horses, by Cormac McCarthy NEW! The first of McCarthys Border Trilogy, All the Pretty Horses won both the National Book Critics Circle Award and the National Book Award. Taking place in 1949, the novel explores the intimate story of relationships at the same time presenting a global consideration of the American economic expansion that would set the tone for the second half of the twentieth century. As a sociocultural, political, and economic tour de force, McCarthys novel remains compelling and provocative today.September 2023 | Print ISBN: 978-1-63700-436-4 | Library Price: $105NEW! Animal Farm, by George OrwellThis volume offers a multidisciplinary range of perspectives on George Orwells classic satire. This volume of essays includes a biopolitical reading of the text, a consideration of the work within the tradition of beast fables, an analysis of Orwells use of humor and a comparison of narrative strategies in Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four. Through this collection, readers will appreciate Animal Farms influence on literature, politics, sociology, and history.October 2018 | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-918-5 | Library Price: $105 FREE 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 32 2023-12-19 1:58 PM'