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Transgressive Tales

Queering the Grimms

Edited by Kay Turner and Pauline Greenhill

Contributors explore alternative readings and queer possibilities of the Grimm brothers' Kinder- und Hausmärchen (KHM, Children's and Household Tales).

Paperback
Published: October 2012
ISBN: 9780814334812
eBOOK
Published: October 2012
ISBN: 9780814338100

Deadwood

Ina Rae Hark

Considers the HBO series Deadwood in the context of the television Western genre and the intersection of capital and violence in American history.

Paperback
Published: March 2012
ISBN: 9780814334492
eBOOK
Published: March 2012
ISBN: 9780814336601

Soldiers, Rebels, and Drifters

Gay Representation in Israeli Cinema

Nir Cohen

A cultural history of gay filmmaking in Israel that explores its role in the rise of gay consciousness over the past three decades.

Paperback
Published: October 2011
ISBN: 9780814334782
eBOOK
Published: October 2011
ISBN: 9780814337097

If We Must Die

From Bigger Thomas to Biggie Smalls

Aimé J. Ellis

Investigates a variety of texts in which the self-image of poor, urban black men in the U.S. is formed within, by, and against a culture of racial terror and state violence.

Paperback
Published: June 2011
ISBN: 9780814334133
eBOOK
Published: June 2011
ISBN: 9780814336656

From Bourgeois to Boojie

Black Middle-Class Performances

Edited by Vershawn Ashanti Young with Bridget Harris Tsemo

Examines how generations of African Americans perceive, proclaim, and name the combined performance of race and class across genres.

Paperback
Published: April 2011
ISBN: 9780814334683
eBOOK
Published: April 2011
ISBN: 9780814336427

Dark Shadows

Harry M. Benshoff

Explores the cultural, industrial, formal, and generic contexts of the television soap opera Dark Shadows as a precursor to today’s popular gothic media franchises.

Paperback
Published: March 2011
ISBN: 9780814334393
eBOOK
Published: March 2011
ISBN: 9780814336328

In Her Hands

The Education of Jewish Girls in Tsarist Russia

Eliyana R. Adler

Illuminates the role that private schools for Jewish girls played in Russian Jewish society and documents their influence on contemporary political discourse and educational innovation.

Hardback
Published: December 2010
ISBN: 9780814334928
eBOOK
Published: December 2010
ISBN: 9780814336854

"The Events of October"

Murder-Suicide on a Small Campus

Gail Griffin

The true story of a murder-suicide at Kalamazoo College and its rippling effects on the campus community.

Paperback
Published: September 2010
ISBN: 9780814334720
eBOOK
Published: September 2010
ISBN: 9780814336922

I Love Lucy

Lori Landay

An analysis of I Love Lucy, one of the best loved sitcoms in the history of American television.

Paperback
Published: April 2010
ISBN: 9780814332610
eBOOK
Published: April 2010
ISBN: 9780814335734

Virgin Territory

Representing Sexual Inexperience in Film

Edited by Tamar Jeffers McDonald

A critical and in-depth investigation of how virginity is represented in film.

Paperback
Published: March 2010
ISBN: 9780814333181
eBOOK
Published: March 2010
ISBN: 9780814336953

There She Goes

Feminist Filmmaking and Beyond

Edited by Corinn Columpar and Sophie Mayer

Examines the exchanges within and through feminist film culture to expand critical horizons in film scholarship.

Paperback
Published: October 2009
ISBN: 9780814333907

The Honeymooners

David Sterritt

Examines the cultural, historical, and artistic significance of The Honeymooners in the context of postwar American values.

Paperback
Published: October 2009
ISBN: 9780814333969
eBOOK
Published: October 2009
ISBN: 9780814335451
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The Slasher Killings

A Canadian Sex-Crime Panic, 1945-1946

Patrick Brode

Examines the postwar Windsor slasher killings and the social consequences of the public paranoia that followed.

Paperback
Published: September 2009
ISBN: 9780814334485

Sex and the City

Deborah Jermyn

Examines the full run of Sex and the City and its production background, place in television history, innovations to the genre, and reception.

Paperback
Published: January 2009
ISBN: 9780814332887
eBOOK
Published: January 2009
ISBN: 9780814335642

Britton on Film

The Complete Film Criticism of Andrew Britton

Edited by Barry Keith Grant
With an Introduction by Robin Wood

Collects all published film criticism by Andrew Britton, a singular voice in film studies whose promising career was cut short by his untimely death.

Paperback
Published: December 2008
ISBN: 9780814333631
eBOOK
Published: December 2008
ISBN: 9780814335505

Red Riding Hood for All Ages

A Fairy-Tale Icon in Cross-Cultural Contexts

Sandra L. Beckett

A global study of modern adaptations for readers of all ages of Little Red Riding Hood.

Paperback
Published: September 2008
ISBN: 9780814333068
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Sister in Sorrow

Life Histories of Female Holocaust Survivors from Hungary

Ilana Rosen

A compassionate and insightful study of Hungarian women who lived through the Holocaust, with an appendix containing their complete stories.

Paperback
Published: March 2008
ISBN: 9780814331293
eBOOK
Published: March 2008
ISBN: 9780814338889

Brothers and Beasts

An Anthology of Men on Fairy Tales

Edited by Kate Bernheimer
With a Foreword by Maria Tatar and an Afterword by Jack Zipes

Breaks new ground in fairy-tale studies by offering male writers a chance to reflect on their relationships to fairy tales.

Paperback
Published: October 2007
ISBN: 9780814332672

Women Remaking American Judaism

Edited by Riv-Ellen Prell

Considers the changes in American Judaism across the four major denominations that resulted from the Jewish feminist movement of the 1960s through today.

Paperback
Published: August 2007
ISBN: 9780814332801
eBOOK
Published: August 2007
ISBN: 9780814335680

Running Scared

Masculinity and the Representation of the Male Body

Peter Lehman

An expanded, updated version of Peter Lehman’s classic text that became the leading source for the study of masculinity, the male body, and sexuality in film.

Paperback
Published: August 2007
ISBN: 9780814333396

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