b'42 CRITICAL INSIGHTS: WORKS LiteratureA Tale of Two Cities, by Charles DickensSet during a time of great historical turmoil, presenting a fascinating cast of memorable characters, and exploring some of the most important themes, this book has long commanded the intense attention of anyone LITERATUREwho has read it. This volume explores the novel from various deliberately diverse perspectives, setting it in historical, critical, and aesthetic contexts. BEST SELLER! BEST SELLER! August 2021 | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-992-4 | Library Price: $105The Tales of Edgar Allan PoeThe original essays in this volume illuminate the influences that shaped Poe, contextualize his work, and assess his enduring impact on American and European poetry and fiction. Featured essays include critical readings of The Fall of the House of Usher, The Black Cat, The Tell-Tale Heart, and Berenice.October 2009 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-616-3 | Library Price: $105Their Eyes Were Watching God, by Zora Neale HurstonCRITICAL INSIGHTS: WORKSZora Neale Hurstons Their Eyes Were Watching God is now seen as one of the most important books in twentieth-century American literature, after being nearly forgotten until the 1970s. This volume explores the book from numerous and diverse perspectives, including race, gender, and class; and gives full attention to its remarkable artistry. December 2020 | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-746-3 | Library Price: $105Things Fall Apart, by Chinua AchebeIntroductory essays reflect on Achebes pioneering achievement and evaluate its enduring international popularity. Also included is a comparison of Things Fall Apart to major literary works within the Western canon, such as The Odyssey and The Iliad; the novels depiction of gender; presentation of cultural violence; and portrayal of colonization. October 2010 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-711-5 | Library Price: $105To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper LeeThe Woman Warrior BEST SELLER! BEST SELLER! Overview essays consider the cultural contexts surrounding the novel and the critical reception of Lees work. Other essays offer a close examination of the novel as wisdom literature and consider the lessons being taught in the novel, and a consideration of narrative strategies in both the novel and the film.October 2009 | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-618-7 | Library Price: $105Twelfth Night, or What You Will, NEW! Spring 2024 by William ShakespeareTwelfth Night is one of Shakespeares most-loved but also most complex comedies. The play is famously funny, presenting abundant humor of various shades (from slapstick to subtle, raucous to witty) while also presenting nuanced shades of darkness and many reasons for serious reflection. This volume explores this notoriously gender-bending comedy, offering historical, comparative, stylistic, psychological, and philosophical perspectives. January 2024 | Print ISBN: 978-1-63700-728-0 | Library Price: $105CRITICALTwelve Years a Slave, by Solomon NorthupNEW! Fall 2024This volume explores numerous perspectives of Twelve Years a Slave including those of race, class, history, INSIGHTSNEW!biography, psychology, and sociology. Solomon Northups narrative is examined in terms of its initial Twelve Yearsreception, its rediscovery by scholars, its adaptations for television and film, its relevance to the history of A SlaveBy Solomon Northup American slavery, and its effectiveness as a piece of writing. It is compared and contrasted with other works, such as Harriet Beecher Stowes Uncle Toms Cabin (to which it bears intriguing similarities), and it is set in the context of the American abolitionist movement and later movements for civil rights in the United States.October 2024 | Print ISBN: 978-1-63700-734-1 | Library Price: $105War and Peace, by Leo TolstoyNEW!The student of War and Peace is sure to find new insights in this resource.ARBATolstoys epic novel is one of the most famous pieces of Russian literature and is on the short list of the most important works of literature in the world. War and Peace expresses concern whether Russia should continue to conform its culture to the Western European ways, through the lens of five Russian aristocratic CRITICAL CRITICAL families. Essay topics explore historical fiction, war drama, and realism.INSIGHTSLinda Trinh Moser teaches and writes about multicultural American and worldMoser INSIGHTS April 2014 | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-393-3 | Library Price: $105Westliterature and womens literature at Missouri State University where she is pred in Cofessor riticalThe Woman WarriorInsights: American Multiculturui Sal Identityin Far (Edith Eaton). D Edited by Linda Trinh Moser by Maxine Hong Kingstonand Kathryn West The Woman Warrior, by Maxine Hong Kingstonand Assistant Head of the English Depar, coedited with Kathrr. Mshe contributed an essay on S tment. Her work has appearyn oser has edited and West, for which introduced the work of OA Hnoto alf Caste and Other eparWtment of Eritings (U of Inglish at BMississippi, 1997) andWatanna in Me: A Book of Remembrance (UP of , 2003).llinois Pellarmine Kniv yn West is professor and chair of the Dentucky. She teaches primarily twentieth- and twenty-rst-Uathrersity in Louisville, Kcentury American literature, womens literaturContempore, and womenary Liters and gender studies. ature, 1970 to Pal Identityresent, for .An excellent compilation of quality essays.ARBAWith Linda Tr. Mrinh Moser, she edited oser, Dr. West edited Critical Iherman Alexiensights: American Ms \x1fe Absolutely ulticulturTrue Diary of a Also with Dwhich she contributed an essay on SLiter ndian. She is coauthor of istory (OxforWomen d, 1994).Writers in the United States: A Timeline of Part-Tarime Iy, Cultural, and Social Holume: Among the essays in this v This volume features international scholars revisiting long-standing debates about authenticity, genre, Deliberately Forgetting: \x1ee Invention of Unnamed Ancestors in Maxine Hong\x1eKingston and Me Mothers Maraya Angelouk on the Daughter by David Borman s Speech in \x1fe Woman Warrior byCWreating M elf-Armation through Stories: Existentialism and \x1f e and identity in the text, as well as pushing forward into little explored contexts, such as transnationalism, Jerey Westover oman Warrioreaning and S, b y Alex P\x1fe WomaninnonWarrior and Kingstons Transformational Genres ruths andeal T bellings:y Elizabeth RodriguesTof the Rmythopoesis, diaspora, and relational selfhood. Additional essays compare Kingstons masterwork to other key ethnic American writings by authors such as Amy Tan, Maya Angelou, and Lan Cao.T S PARLEESMS November 2016 | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-394-7 | Library Price: $105Hwo Un nsiaveckrs iNtyJP0l7a6z0a1, Suite 310P acke 500FREE Fahxo:n 2e0: 12-0916-89-6085-101All 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 42 2023-12-19 2:00 PM'