b'Literature CRITICAL INSIGHTS: WORKS39Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck BEST SELLER! BEST SELLER!Any student. will benefit from the insights and explanations of the text provided here. ARBAWritten by leading Steinbeck scholars, this volume provides a rich array of fresh perspectives and valuableLITERATUREinformation on this short but beloved text. Essay topics cover the masculine psyche, alienation and the plight of migrants, and consideration of why this novel is still studied today.May 2017 | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-266-7 | Library Price: $105The Old Man and the Sea, by Ernest HemingwayRECENTErnest Hemingways The Old Man and the Sea was a late work in this important writers long career, one of the last published during his lifetime. An unusually brief novel, this book has been discussed not only in relation to the novella genre but also in connection to Hemingways own life, with the author himself often being compared to the old man of the title. This volume offers a wide range of approaches to the text, exploring it in terms ofCRITICAL INSIGHTS: WORKShistory, psychology, sociology, andlast but not leastartistic achievement.June 2022 | Print ISBN: 978-1-63700-345-9 | Library Price: $105On the Road, by Jack Kerouac Jack Kerouacs On the Road is one of the most famous works produced by a so-called beat writerone ofRECENTa group of nonconformists who shocked many of their contemporaries. Initially attacked for its celebration of seemingly free-spirited attitudes and behavior, On the Road has lately been criticized for its allegedly outdated views, especially involving women. This volume examines why On the Road remained popular for decades after it was published, and why it has been the target of strong criticism, and how that criticism has changed over BEST SELLER!the years.April 2022 | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-525-8 | Library Price: $105One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest, by Ken Kesey Ken Keseys pivotal novel tackled ideas of institutionalization in a time when mental illness was highly stigmatized. Essays in this volume survey the novels critical reception, compare Cuckoos Nest to The Grapes of Wrath, and examine themes such as race, gender roles, and early American humor.September 2015 | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-830-3 | Library Price: $105One Hundred Years of Solitude, by Gabriel Garca MrquezLatin Americas most famous novel and an overnight sensation when it was published in 1967, it remains a perennial favorite of readers around the world. The works strange, mesmerizing blend of the real and the fabulous introduced the world to magical realism and has inspired countless writers.October 2010 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-709-2 | Library Price: $105Othello, by William Shakespeare Othello has long been considered (along with Hamlet, King Lear, and Macbeth) one of Shakespeares four greatest works of tragedy. Recently, however, Othello has taken on a special interest, partly because it deals so intriguingly with such issues as gender, race, and classissues particularly engaging to so many readers, critics, and playgoers. This volume explores Othello from numerous points of view, paying special attention to such matters as history, aesthetics, and various important productions, especially on film.May 2021 | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-998-6 | Library Price: $105The Outsiders, by S.E. HintonThis volume celebrates Hintons groundbreaking novel about teenaged greasers by exploring concepts of The Other, the portrait of Ponyboy Curtis as an artist, and The Outsiders as a postmodern work. While the novel is often recognized for its maturation themes and its novelty as a young adult work, it also explores ideas such as free will vs. determinism and the definition of heroism.April 2018 | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-686-3 | Library Price: $105Paradise Lost, by John MiltonAn excellent volume of insight and research on this epic and important piece of literature. ARBAParadise Lost is widely regarded as one of the most influential poems in the English language. This volume looks at Miltons epic from many different critical and theoretical perspectives and offers students and researchers multiple ways of engaging with a writer whom many critics consider the equal of William Shakespeare. February 2019 | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-024-2 | 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 39 2023-12-19 2:00 PM'