Social Justice in Literature, the Intersection of Cinema and Theater in Popular Works, and More in Literary Criticism Titles in Academic Best Sellers

A unique exploration of the life and work of Rudyard Kipling, an ambitious rethinking of H.G. Wells as both writer and thinker, and an earnest survey of how and why feminism has or has not been presented on the stage top the list of best-selling literary criticism books, as compiled by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO.

A unique exploration of the life and work of Rudyard Kipling, an ambitious rethinking of H.G. Wells as both writer and thinker, and an earnest survey of how and why feminism has or has not been presented on the stage top the list of best-selling literary criticism books, as compiled by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO.

1. If: The Untold Story of Kipling's American Years
Benfey, Christopher
Penguin Books. 2019. ISBN 9780735221437. $28.

2. Inventing Tomorrow: H.G. Wells and the Twentieth Century
Cole, Sarah
Columbia University Press. 2020. ISBN 9780231193122. $35.

3. From Aphra Behn to Fun Home: A Cultural History of Feminist Theatre
Purcell, Carey
Rowman & Littlefield. 2020. ISBN 9781538115251. $38.

4. Coventry: Essays
Cusk, Rachel
Farrar, Straus & Giroux. 2019. ISBN 9780374126773. $27.

5. Character: Three Inquiries in Literary Studies
Anderson, Amanda
University of Chicago Press. 2019. ISBN 9780226658520. $60.

6. Wordsworth’s Fun
Bevis, Matthew
University of Chicago Press. 2019. ISBN 9780226652054. $82.50.

7. Fiction Without Humanity: Person, Animal, Thing in Early Enlightenment Literature and Culture
Festa, Lynn M.
University of Pennsylvania Press. 2019. ISBN 9780812251319. $69.95.

8. Pure Filth: Ethics, Politics, and Religion in Early French Farce
Guynn, Noah D.
University of Pennsylvania Press. 2020. ISBN 9780812251685. $69.95.

9. Coming Together: The Cinematic Elaboration of Gay Male Life, 1945-1979
Powell, Ryan
University of Chicago Press. 2019. ISBN 9780226634234. $105.

10. Spenserian Moments
Teskey, Gordon
Belknap Harvard. 2019. ISBN 9780674988446. $45.

11. Struggle for Understanding: Elie Wiesel's Literary Works
Nesfield, Victoria
State University of New York Press. 2019. ISBN 9781438475455. $95.

12. The Cambridge Companion to Sherlock Holmes
Allan, Janice M.
Cambridge University Press. 2019. ISBN 9781316609590. $19.99.

13. Expanding the Black Film Canon: Race and Genre Across Six Decades
Alexander, Lisa Doris.
University Press of Kansas. 2019. ISBN 9780700628391. $60.

14. Cold Warriors: Writers Who Waged the Literary Cold War
White, Duncan
William Morrow. 2019. ISBN 9780062449818. $32.50.

15. Love in a Time of Slaughters: Human-Animal Stories Against Genocide and Extinction
McHugh, Susan
Penn State University Press. 2019. ISBN 9780271084619. $99.95.

16. Queer Timing: The Emergence of Lesbian Sexuality in Early Cinema
Potter, Susan
University of Illinois Press. 2019. ISBN 9780252042461. $99.

17. On Nineteen Eighty-Four: A Biography
Taylor, D.J.
Harry N. Abrams. 2019. ISBN 9781419738005. $24.

18. Fabulous Monsters: Dracula, Alice, Superman, and Other Literary Friends
Manguel, Alberto
Yale University Press. 2019. ISBN 9780300247381. $19.95.

19. Survive and Resist: The Definitive Guide to Dystopian Politics
Atchison, Amy L.
Columbia University Press. 2019. ISBN 9780231188906. $90.

20. Fake News Nation: The Long History of Lies and Misinterpretations in America
Cortada, James W.
Rowman & Littlefield. 2019. ISBN 9781538131107. $36.

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