b'Literature CRITICAL INSIGHTS: WORKS41Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare BEST SELLER!The essays feature extensive research and present topics that are of interest.ARBAThis volume examines many aspects of Shakespeares classic tale of star-crossed lovers including the historyLITERATUREof the plays criticism, issues of confession, trauma, and uses of the imagination. Essays on film adaptations and parodies as well as pluralistic approaches to the balcony scene are also included.April 2017 | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-264-3 | Library Price: $105The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne This volume examines how The Scarlet Letter brings together many vital strands in American literature and culture: Puritanism and the rise of religious liberalism; philosophical Romanticism and Transcendentalism; the role of women and gender; the nature of justice and democratic governance; and the relationship between the United States and the wider world. NEW! CRITICAL INSIGHTS: WORKSFebruary 2018 | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-688-7 | Library Price: $105Sense and Sensibility, by Jane AustenBeginning with a discussion of Austens life and its relevance to understanding Sense and Sensibility, this volume goes on to explore the enduring popularity, especially in recent decades, of Austens writings in general and of this novel in particular. Comparison to other literary texts helps readers explore Sense and Sensibility through the lens of the many literary theories currently available to serious students and readers of literature. Discussions of various film versions reveal how these visual versions can illuminate Austens novel. How this book succeeds (or fails) as a work of art is also examined, as is its continuing relevance inBEST SELLER! BEST SELLER!the twenty-first century to present-day concerns over gender, class, and race.NEW! August 2023 | Print ISBN: 978-1-63700-438-8 | Library Price: $105Short Fiction of Flannery OConnor As one of the prominent writers of the Southern Gothic genre, OConnor explored grotesque characters, Southern settings, questions of morality, and Roman Catholic themes. This volume examines a wide variety of OConnors works, such as A Good Man is Hard to Find, Good Country People, and Temple of the Holy Ghost. BEST SELLER! BEST SELLER!February 2016 | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-874-7 | Library Price: $105Slaughterhouse-Five, by Kurt VonnegutPublished at the height of the Vietnam War protests, Slaughterhouse-Five seized the imaginations of thousands and made Vonnegut an overnight sensation. More than 50 years later, scholars continue to assess Vonneguts unique achievement with this stoic yet compassionate treatment of one of the deadliest military strikes in European history.October 2010 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-721-4 | Library Price: $105The Sound and the Fury, by William FaulknerWhen William Faulkner published The Sound and the Fury in 1929, he presented the world with one ofthe greatest novels of all time and a foremost example of modernist art. Even as it explores life in theUnited States South, this novel delves deeply into individual psychology via literary techniques that strainrepresentation to its very limits.April 2014 | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-391-9 | Library Price: $105A Streetcar Named Desire, by Tennessee WilliamsEssays offer an examination of the play in light of postwar American culture and censorship, as well as a comparison of Williams treatment of tragedy with Arthur Millers in his equally iconic play, Death of a Salesman. Other essays consider how repression drives the plays action, and review a selection of Streetcar criticism.October 2009 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-628-6 | Library Price: $105 The Sun Also Rises, by Ernest HemingwayThough Hemingway went on to write dozens of works before winning the Nobel Prize, The Sun Also Rises, his second novel, endures as a quintessential American classic. With its vivid characters and spare, laconic prose, it effectively captures the despair, disillusionment, and muted hope of a generation struggling to find meaning in a world torn apart by war.October 2010 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-713-9 | 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 41 2023-12-19 2:00 PM'