b'Literature CRITICAL INSIGHTS: WORKS37Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare Julius Caesar is one of William Shakespeares most famous and important plays, and one of the most frequently taught, especially in high schools. Dealing with one of the most significant events in the historyLITERATUREof Rome, the assassination of Julius Caesar and the subsequent end of the Roman Republic, the play has been performed and filmed numerous times. This volume examines the play from many different perspectives, including historical, aesthetic, and comparative points of view, among others, to add to theBEST SELLER!ongoing lively conversation the play has always stimulated.December 2021 | Print ISBN: 978-1-63700-067-0 | Library Price: $105King Lear, by William ShakespeareThis volume considers the historical background of Shakespeares play, as well as close readings of several key passages that distinguish differences between the first published version and revisions in the Folio versionBEST SELLER! CRITICAL INSIGHTS: WORKSof 1623. Other essays discuss popular and critical responses and contrast Lear with Marlowes Tamburlaine.September 2011 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-839-6 | Library Price: $105The Kite Runner, by Khaled HosseiniThe Kite Runner combines a moving narrative, memorable characters, powerful depictions of suffering and guilt, an urgent quest for redemption, and the complex relationship of Afghanistan and American culture. Essays in this volume look afresh at this remarkable work, its critical reception, its style, structure and themes, its mythical, moral, historical and political dimensions, and its continued relevance in the twenty-first century.June 2020 | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-377-9 | Library Price: $105Life of Pi, by Yann MartelYann Martels 2001 novel Life of Pi earned him the Man Booker Prize and also served as the basis for the critically acclaimed 2012 movie of the same title. The essays featured in this volume survey the novels critical reception, discussing topics ranging from narrative techniques through religion and philosophy to the cultural role of zoos, and also provide a brief introduction to the authors life and work.September 2020 | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-667-1 | Library Price: $105Little Women, by Louisa May AlcottThought-provoking analyses of one of the truly great works of American fiction. Recommended. ARBALittle Women paved the way for a new form of literature, changing the conversation regarding a womens journey from childhood to womanhood. This volume surveys the critical conversation regarding Alcotts achievement from all standard critical perspectives: social, gender-based, postmodern, psychological, and cultural.May 2015 | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-427-5 | Library Price: $105Lolita, by Vladimir NabokovThis compilation of critical essays examines the controversy behind Lolitas reception, Humbert Humberts role as an unreliable narrator, connections to Nabokovs other works, and comparisons to the 1962 film adaptation. BEST SELLER! BEST SELLER!March 2016 | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-846-4 | Library Price: $105Lord of the Flies, by William Golding New and innovative explorations.ARBAThis volume explores the novels initial critical reception, the moral issues it raises, its film adaptations, and the ways in which commentary about the novel has evolved. Additional essays explore the ways theCRITICALVIEW T LIBOOK esINSIGHTS CRITICALnovel has been received on both sides of the Atlantic and examine its themes, characters, and structur EvansON HIS NEhttps://online.salempress.com INSIGHTSfrom a diversity of critical perspectives. Robert C. Eyv, wherans was I. B. e he taught since 1982 and was awar d,The Lord ofthe RingsMontgomer Young Professor of English at Aded emeritus status upon uburn University atThe LordSeptember 2017 | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-567-5 | Library Price: $105his retirement in 2021. istinguished RWhile at AesearUM he rch Professored his P istinguished Teaching Pnivand was named D eceived the Faculty Excellence Awarrofessorersity, where he held, Dh.D. frand University Alumni P y (twice), the Mellon Foundation, theof the RingsWeaver and rofessorWhiting fello. He receivwships. His research has been supported by om Princeton USocieties, the F ewberry Library (twice), the American Council of Learned fellowships from the Nhakespearational Ee Librarndowment for the Humanities, the Americanby J.R.R. TolkienHuntington Librarolger Sy, the NThe Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R. TolkienPhilosophical Society, and the UCLA Center for MVarioredievum Eal and Rdition, and author or editor enaissance Studies.Edited by Robert C. EvansHe is a contributing editor to the John Donne of approximately 60 books on such topics as early modern women writers, pluralist e, and seventeenth-literary theory, twentieth-centure. Most ry American writers, Secently he was named Phakespearrofessor of the Year by the ugene century English literaturSouth A arcia Distinguished Scholar Award.epartments of English, and in 2020 he won the ECurrent-Gtlantic Association of DAmong the essays in this volume: ources of The Lord of the RingsSpeak Memory: Some Biographical SJ.R.R. Tolkiens The Lord of the Rings quickly became one of the most popular and influential nby N vels of the untingA D, Mancy Balice, and Agency ins SubcrThe Loreation bd of the Ringsy Matthew M. DPity o Tolkien Poem ineForrestThe E ohn R. Holmesusic: The Erendilby Jream of Mythic Pmotions of a eople of FirTe and olkien RTolkieneaders S bouthern Races in y Franco ManniMby Larry Swain The Lord of the Ringstwentieth century. It inspired not just one film but a series of well-received movies that broughtTolkiens highly imaginative fantasy epic to life on the big screen. This volume discusses the novel from numerous points of view, employing biographical, historical, cultural, mythic, and aesthetic approaches, among others.4Route12225, P01O Box 56 S PARLEESMSA9m1e9nei:a5N1Y8-789-8700 | 800-562-2139Fahxo:n 845-373-6360PJanuary 2022 | Print ISBN: 978-1-63700-071-7 | Library Price: $105wwwwwgsareleymhopuresessccoomm b booookkss@@gsraelempress.comyhouse.comwMacbeth, by William ShakespeareProvides the necessary context to make an enduring classic accessible to students.ARBAEssay topics include consciousness, conscience, and madness in Macbeth and the lasting influence of the play. The volume discusses the work on stage and screen and look at themes of environmentalism, nationalism, and witchcraft in one of Shakespeares most popular plays. FREENovember 2017 | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-563-7 | Library Price: $105Online 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 37 2023-12-19 1:59 PM'