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African American Cinema through Black Lives Consciousness

Edited by Mark A. Reid

Employs an interdisciplinary critical approach to discuss a selected group of black-oriented films.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: January 2019
ISBN: 9780814345498
Paperback
Published: January 2019
ISBN: 9780814345481
eBOOK
Published: January 2019
ISBN: 9780814345504

Staging Fairyland

Folklore, Children's Entertainment, and Nineteenth-Century Pantomime

Jennifer Schacker

Examines pantomime and theatricality in nineteenth-century histories of folklore and the fairy tale.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: December 2018
ISBN: 9780814345917
Paperback
Published: December 2018
ISBN: 9780814345900
eBOOK
Published: December 2018
ISBN: 9780814345924

Cinematic Cryptonymies

The Absent Body in Postwar Film

Ofer Eliaz

How postwar film represents absent bodies via the cinematic practices of audiovisual erasure by key filmmakers.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: November 2018
ISBN: 9780814345610
Paperback
Published: November 2018
ISBN: 9780814345627
eBOOK
Published: November 2018
ISBN: 9780814345634

Robin Wood on the Horror Film

Collected Essays and Reviews

Edited by Barry Keith Grant
With a preface by Richard Lippe

Robin Wood’s writing on the horror film, published over five decades, collected in one volume.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: November 2018
ISBN: 9780814345252
Paperback
Published: November 2018
ISBN: 9780814345238
eBOOK
Published: November 2018
ISBN: 9780814345245

I Got to Keep Moving

Stories by Bill Harris

African American characters navigate a physical and spiritual journey beginning in the antebellum South.

Paperback
Published: November 2018
ISBN: 9780814345931
eBOOK
Published: November 2018
ISBN: 9780814345948

No Place in Time

The Hebraic Myth in Late-Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Sharon B. Oster

An exploration of the temporal function that "the Jew" plays in literature.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: November 2018
ISBN: 9780814345825
eBOOK
Published: November 2018
ISBN: 9780814345832

Stiff

Stories by Steve Hughes

Surreal stories highlighting the struggle of carving out a home for one’s self.

Paperback
Published: November 2018
ISBN: 9780814345887
eBOOK
Published: November 2018
ISBN: 9780814345894

Elemental

A Collection of Michigan Creative Nonfiction

Edited by Anne-Marie Oomen

New creative nonfiction by some of Michigan’s most well-known and highly acclaimed authors.

Paperback
Published: November 2018
ISBN: 9780814345672
eBOOK
Published: November 2018
ISBN: 9780814345689

1968 and Global Cinema

Edited by Christina Gerhardt and Sara Saljoughi

Examines the political cinema of 1968 in relation to global events.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: October 2018
ISBN: 9780814345429
Paperback
Published: October 2018
ISBN: 9780814342930
eBOOK
Published: October 2018
ISBN: 9780814342947

Essay'd 3

30 Detroit Artists

Edited and compiled by Dennis Alan Nawrocki, Steve Panton, and Matthew Piper

Thirty illustrated essays highlighting a variety of Detroit artists.

Paperback
Published: October 2018
ISBN: 9780814345870

A History of Wayne State University in Photographs, Second Edition

Evelyn Aschenbrenner
With a Foreword by M. Roy Wilson

Celebrating the growth of a premier university in the heart of Detroit.

Hardback
Published: October 2018
ISBN: 9780814345849
eBOOK
Published: October 2018
ISBN: 9780814345955

Overlooking the Border

Narratives of Divided Jerusalem

Dana Hercbergs

An ethnographic tapestry of personal and institutional narratives about Jerusalem’s social history.

Paperback
Published: October 2018
ISBN: 9780814344927
Hardback
Published: October 2018
ISBN: 9780814341087
eBOOK
Published: October 2018
ISBN: 9780814341094

The Faygo Book

Joe Grimm

The story behind Faygo, a Detroit soft drink company since 1907.

Paperback
Published: October 2018
ISBN: 9780814345856
eBOOK
Published: October 2018
ISBN: 9780814345863

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