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Critical Insights: Gabriel García Márquez (Info | Start here)
Gabriel García Márquez, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982, "is credited for almost single-handedly reinventing Latin America." García Márquez, a trained journalist, made his indelible mark on literature with the 1967 publication of
Critical Insights: Great Expectations (Info | Start Now)
A great starting point for students or casual readers looking for a introduction to the themes and discussions on Charles Dickens' novel, Great Expectations.
Critical Insights: Gwendolyn Brooks (Info | Start here)
With her mastery of traditional verse forms and insightful treatment of race, Gwendolyn Brooks carved a unique space for herself within American poetry.
Critical Insights: I Know why the Caged Bird Sings (Info | Start Now)
A great starting point for students or casual readers looking for a introduction to the themes and discussions on Maya Angelou's autobiography, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.
Critical Insights: Isabel Allende (Info | Start here)
The border between fact and fiction has always been a porous one for Isabel Allende.
Critical Insights: James Baldwin (Info | Start here)
Although James Baldwin today holds a secure position in the canon of twentieth-century literature, more than twenty years after his death he still remains one of America's most illusive authors.
Critical Insights: John Cheever (Info | Start here)
This collection provides broad coverage of Cheever and his work. Original essays discuss the basic facts of Cheever's life and critical reputation.
Critical Insights: John Steinbeck (Info | Start here)
Easily one of America's most important novelists, John Steinbeck has been a favorite among readers of all kinds for decades.
Critical Insights: Mark Twain (Info | Start here)
One hundred years after his death, Mark Twain remains one of America's most beloved literary figures.
Critical Insights: Pride & Prejudice (Info | Start Now)
A great starting point for students or casual readers looking for a introduction to the themes and discussions on Jane Austen's novel, Pride and Prejudice.

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