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The Enchanted Boot

Italian Fairy Tales and Their Tellers

Edited, Translated, and Introduced by Nancy L. Canepa

A representative selection of tales from the Italian fairy-tale tradition, translated into English.

Paperback
Published: November 2022
ISBN: 9780814334751
$39.99
Hardcover
Published: November 2022
ISBN: 9780814349205
$84.99
eBOOK
Published: November 2022
ISBN: 9780814349212

Woman Up

Invoking Feminism in Quality Television

Julia Havas

Critically analyzes the discursive relationship between cultural value and popular feminism in American television.

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Published: March 2022
ISBN: 9780814346563
$34.99
Hardcover
Published: March 2022
ISBN: 9780814346556
$94.99
eBOOK
Published: March 2022
ISBN: 9780814346570

Hawaii Five-O

Brian Faucette

A lively examination of the classic 1960s American crime show.

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Published: February 2022
ISBN: 9780814344323
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2022
ISBN: 9780814344330

100 Years of the Detroit Historical Society

Joel Stone and Detroit Historical Society

A behind-the-scenes look at the creation and evolution of a cultural institution in Detroit.

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Published: December 2021
ISBN: 9780814348871
$26.99
Ebook
Published: December 2021
ISBN: 9780814348888
$26.99
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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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Published: May 2021
ISBN: 9780814338759
$39.99
Hardcover
Published: May 2021
ISBN: 9780814348284
$92.99
eBOOK
Published: May 2021
ISBN: 9780814338766
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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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Published: March 2021
ISBN: 9780814344743
$27.99
eBOOK
Published: March 2021
ISBN: 9780814344750

Re-Orienting the Fairy Tale

Contemporary Adaptations Across Cultures

edited by Mayako Murai and Luciana Cardi

New approaches to decenter Eurocentric perspectives in fairy tales and lift up storytelling cultures across the globe.

Paperback
Published: August 2020
ISBN: 9780814345368
$34.99
Hardcover
Published: August 2020
ISBN: 9780814345351
$84.99
Ebook
Published: August 2020
ISBN: 9780814345375
$34.99

Greening the Black Urban Regime

The Culture and Commerce of Sustainability in Detroit

Alesia Montgomery

Describes the struggle to shape green redevelopment in Detroit.

Paperback
Published: August 2020
ISBN: 9780814346518
$34.99
Hardcover
Published: August 2020
ISBN: 9780814346501
$81.99
Ebook
Published: August 2020
ISBN: 9780814346525
$34.99
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101 Middle Eastern Tales and Their Impact on Western Oral Tradition

Ulrich Marzolph

A comprehensive exploration of the Middle Eastern roots of Western narrative tradition.

Paperback
Published: August 2020
ISBN: 9780814347737
$49.99
Hardcover
Published: August 2020
ISBN: 9780814347744
$99.99
Ebook
Published: August 2020
ISBN: 9780814347751
$49.99
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The Burden

African Americans and the Enduring Impact of Slavery

edited by Rochelle Rileyforeword by Nikole Hannah-Jones

Examines the continued emotional, economic, and cultural enslavement of African Americans in the twenty-first century.

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Published: July 2020
ISBN: 9780814348314
$19.99
Ebook
Published: July 2020
ISBN: 9780814345153
$19.99

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.

Paperback
Published: January 2019
ISBN: 9780814345481
$29.99
Hardcover
Published: January 2019
ISBN: 9780814345498
$84.99
eBOOK
Published: January 2019
ISBN: 9780814345504

Things People Say About Detroit

A Collection of Quotes as Told to the Nain Rouge

Dave Krieger

Detroit's fabled gnome, the Nain Rouge, shares his favorite quotes about Detroit as told to him by celebrities and noted historical figures.

Paperback
Published: June 2018
ISBN: 9780997391664
$17.95

Toast of the Town

The Life and Times of Sunnie Wilson

Sunnie Wilson and John Cohassey

Part oral history, memoir, and biography, Toast of the Town draws from hundreds of hours of taped conversations between Sunnie Wilson and John Cohassey, as Wilson reflected on the changes in Detroit over the last sixty years.

Paperback
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814343876
$22.99
Ebook
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814343883
$3.99
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Brewed in Michigan

The New Golden Age of Brewing in the Great Beer State

William Rapai

A celebration of Michigan craft beer.

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Published: October 2017
ISBN: 9780814342107
$34.99
eBOOK
Published: October 2017
ISBN: 9780814342114

Relief After Hardship

The Ottoman Turkish Model for the Thousand and One Days

Ulrich Marzolph

Contributes to the history of Middle Eastern narrative lore and its impact on Western tradition.

Paperback
Published: April 2017
ISBN: 9780814351154
$24.99
Hardcover
Published: April 2017
ISBN: 9780814342770
$44.99
Ebook
Published: April 2017
ISBN: 9780814342763
$39.99

Mother Goose Refigured

A Critical Translation of Charles Perrault's Fairy Tales

Christine A. Jones

Mother Goose Refigured presents annotated translations of Charles Perrault's 1697 fairy tales that attend to the irony and ambiguity in the original French and provide a fresh take on heroines and heroes that have become household names in North America.

Paperback
Published: November 2016
ISBN: 9780814338926
$31.99
Ebook
Published: November 2016
ISBN: 9780814338933
$24.99

Cinderella Across Cultures

New Directions and Interdisciplinary Perspectives

edited by Martine Hennard Dutheil de la Rochère, Gillian Lathey, and Monika Wozniakpreface by Cristina Bacchilega

Examines the tale of Cinderella as a fascinating, multilayered, and ever-changing story constantly reinvented in different media and traditions.

Paperback
Published: June 2016
ISBN: 9780814341551
$34.99
Ebook
Published: June 2016
ISBN: 9780814341568
$24.99

From Dog Bridegroom to Wolf Girl

Contemporary Japanese Fairy-Tale Adaptations in Conversation with the West

Mayako Murai

Brings contemporary Japanese literary and artistic fairy-tale adaptations into conversation with Euro-American feminist fairy-tale re-creation and scholarship.

Paperback
Published: November 2015
ISBN: 9780814339497
$31.99
eBOOK
Published: November 2015
ISBN: 9780814339503
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Erotic Infidelities

Love and Enchantment in Angela Carter's the Bloody Chamber

Kimberly J. Lau

Explores the peculiar enchantments at the heart of Angela Carter's The Bloody Chamber and Carter's commitment to imagining unforeseen possibilities for heterosexual love and desire.

Paperback
Published: December 2014
ISBN: 9780814339336
$31.99
Ebook
Published: December 2014
ISBN: 9780814339343
$24.99

Disability, Deformity, and Disease in the Grimms' Fairy Tales

Ann Schmiesing

A pioneering look at portrayals of disability, deformity, and disease in the Grimms' Children's and Household Tales within a sociohistorical framework and from a disability studies perspective.

Paperback
Published: November 2014
ISBN: 9780814338414
$31.99
Ebook
Published: November 2014
ISBN: 9780814338421
$24.99

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