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After "Happily Ever After"

Romantic Comedy in the Post-Romantic Age

Edited by Maria San Filippo

Explores romantic comedy’s revitalizing response to shifting sexual and social mores of the past decade.

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Available May 2021
ISBN: 9780814346730
$92.99
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Available May 2021
ISBN: 9780814346747
$34.99
eBOOK
Available May 2021
ISBN: 9780814346754

Jewish Cultural Studies

Simon J. Bronner

Defines the distinctive field of Jewish cultural studies and its basis in folkloristic, psychological, and ethnological approaches.

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Available May 2021
ISBN: 9780814348284
$92.99
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Available May 2021
ISBN: 9780814338759
$39.99
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Available May 2021
ISBN: 9780814338766

The Jewish Heroes of Warsaw

The Afterlife of the Revolt

Avinoam J. Patt

Analyzes how the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising was interpreted and commemorated following the revolt.

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Available May 2021
ISBN: 9780814345160
$94.99
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Available May 2021
ISBN: 9780814348352
$46.99
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Available May 2021
ISBN: 9780814345177

The Compromise of Return

Viennese Jews after the Holocaust

Elizabeth Anthony

Explores the realities that Viennese Jews faced while reestablishing their lives upon returning home after the Holocaust.

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Available May 2021
ISBN: 9780814348123
$92.99
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Available May 2021
ISBN: 9780814348383
$36.99
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Available May 2021
ISBN: 9780814348130

The Mind of the Holocaust Perpetrator in Fiction and Nonfiction

Erin McGlothlin

Examines textual representations of the consciousness of men responsible for committing Holocaust crimes.

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Available May 2021
ISBN: 9780814346143
$92.99
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Available May 2021
ISBN: 9780814348345
$39.99
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Available May 2021
ISBN: 9780814346150

Mapping Fairy-Tale Space

Pastiche and Metafiction in Borderless Tales

Christy Williams

Examines how popular fairy tales collapse narrative borders and reimagine the genre for the twenty-first century.

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Available April 2021
ISBN: 9780814348277
$92.99
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Available April 2021
ISBN: 9780814343838
$32.99
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Available April 2021
ISBN: 9780814343845

Batman: The Animated Series

Joe Sutliff Sanders

A deep dive into the wildly successful 1990s animated series Batman.

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Available April 2021
ISBN: 9780814345405
$19.99
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Available April 2021
ISBN: 9780814345412

Rescue, Relief, and Resistance

The Jewish Labor Committee's Anti-Nazi Operations, 1934-1945

Catherine Collomp
Translated by Susan Emanuel

How American labor leaders came to the rescue of political and Jewish victims of Nazi persecution.b/b

Printed Paper Cased
Available April 2021
ISBN: 9780814346198
$94.99
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Available April 2021
ISBN: 9780814346204
$36.99
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Available April 2021
ISBN: 9780814346211

How Other People Make Love

Stories by Thisbe Nissen

Love stories wherein people ask themselves: what is love?

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Available April 2021
ISBN: 9780814348369
$18.99
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Available April 2021
ISBN: 9780814348376

When the Heart Needs a Stunt Double

Poems by Diane DeCillis

Poems about being a survivor and the choices we make to protect ourselves, our homes, and our hearts.

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Available April 2021
ISBN: 9780814348321
$16.99
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Available April 2021
ISBN: 9780814348338

Starring Tom Cruise

Edited by Sean Redmond

Interdisciplinary star study of one of the most iconic Hollywood celebrities of the last thirty-five years.

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Available March 2021
ISBN: 9780814347171
$92.99
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Available March 2021
ISBN: 9780814347188
$34.99
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Available March 2021
ISBN: 9780814347195

Scratching the Surface

Adventures in Storytelling

A Memoir by Harvey Ovshinsky
Foreword by Don Gonyea

The inspiring story of one of Detroit’s most creative and prolific storytellers.

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Available March 2021
ISBN: 9780814344743
$27.99
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Available March 2021
ISBN: 9780814344750

Getting to the Heart of the Matter

My 36 Years in the Senate

Carl Levin

Former senator Carl Levin’s memoir demonstrates the value of pragmatism, empathy, and compromise.

Hardback
Available March 2021
ISBN: 9780814348390
$29.99
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Available March 2021
ISBN: 9780814348406

Inviting Interruptions

Wonder Tales in the Twenty-First Century

Edited by Cristina Bacchilega and Jennifer Orme

Fairy-tale texts and images that address contemporary issues in unsettling, intersectional, and wondrous ways.

Printed Paper Cased
Available February 2021
ISBN: 9780814346990
$92.99
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Available February 2021
ISBN: 9780814347003
$32.99
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Available February 2021
ISBN: 9780814347010

That They Lived

African Americans Who Changed the World

Rochelle Riley and Cristi Smith-Jones

Biographies about African Americans who will inspire today’s youth.

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Available February 2021
ISBN: 9780814347546
$16.99
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Available February 2021
ISBN: 9780814347553

Luchino Visconti and the Fabric of Cinema

Joe McElhaney

Unveils the metaphoric and theoretical possibilities of fabric in the films of Luchino Visconti.

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Available February 2021
ISBN: 9780814348260
$94.99
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Available February 2021
ISBN: 9780814343081
$35.99
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Available February 2021
ISBN: 9780814343098

Brothers from Afar

Rabbinic Approaches to Apostasy and Reversion in Medieval Europe

Ephraim Kanarfogel

Revisionist approach to a status of apostates in medieval European rabbinic thought.

Printed Paper Cased
Available January 2021
ISBN: 9780814340288
$89.99
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Available January 2021
ISBN: 9780814348246
$34.99
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Available January 2021
ISBN: 9780814340295

New Approaches to Contemporary Adaptation

Edited by Betty Kaklamanidou

An innovative collection that emphasizes the relevance of adaptation studies in the current transmedia climate.

Printed Paper Cased
Available November 2020
ISBN: 9780814346242
$84.99
Paperback
Available November 2020
ISBN: 9780814346259
$34.99
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Available November 2020
ISBN: 9780814346266

I Hope This Reaches You

An American Soldier’s Account of World War I

Hilary Connor

A medic’s account of life during World War I.

Paperback
Available November 2020
ISBN: 9780814347072
$32.99
eBOOK
Available November 2020
ISBN: 9780814347089

V. F. Perkins on Movies

Collected Shorter Film Criticism

Edited by Douglas Pye

The collected shorter film criticism of one of the most brilliant English-language film critics.

Printed Paper Cased
Available November 2020
ISBN: 9780814346426
$84.99
Paperback
Available November 2020
ISBN: 9780814346433
$34.99
eBOOK
Available November 2020
ISBN: 9780814346440

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