Salem’s Critical Insights series distills the best of both classic and current literary criticism of the world’s most-studied literature. The series focuses on an individual author’s entire body of work and on single works of literature.Critical Insights Dystopia Free PDF Download Download PDF

This book is an overview of the history of American fiction written in the 1920s. The American Novel Free PDF Download Download PDF

Describes the indecision which leads to Hamlet’s ruin, suggests a fresh interpretation, and discusses Shakespeare’s themes and techniques Hamlet Free PDF Download Download PDF

A mysterious, melancholic, brooding Hamlet has gripped and fascinated four hundred years’ of readers, trying to “find” and know him as he searches for and avenges his father’s name. Setting itself apart from the usual discussions about Hamlet, Hunt here demonstrates that Hamlet is much

Theological and psychological interpretations of Shakespeare’s most problematic play have been pursued as complementary to each other. In this bold reading, Walter N. King brings twentiethcentury Christian existentialism and post-Freudian psychological theory to bear upon Hamlet and his famous problems. King draws on the support

Using a variety of approaches, from postcolonialism and New Historicism to psychoanalysis and gender studies, the international contributors to Hamlet: New Critical Essays contribute major new interpretations on the conception and writing, editing, and cultural productions of Hamlet. This book is the most up-to-date and

This original and provocative reinterpretation of Hamlet presents the play as the original audiences would have viewed it–a much bleaker, stronger, and more deeply religious play than it has usually been assumed to be. Arthur McGee draws a picture of a Devil-controlled Hamlet in the

Published in the year 1964, On Hamlet is a valuable contribution to the field of Performance. On Hamlet Free PDF Download Download PDF

What are the differences between traditional readings of Hamlet and those produced by modern criticism? What sort of questions does structuralist or feminist criticism raise? What issues are foregrounded by contemporary critics and how do these challenge our understanding of the play? This new collection

In the tradition of Eric Lott’s award-winning Love and Theft, Hartman’s new book shows how the violence of captivity and enslavement was embodied in many of the performance practices that grew from, and about, slave culture in antebellum America. Using tools from anthropology and history