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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.

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Published: December 2014
ISBN: 9780814339336
$31.99
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Published: December 2014
ISBN: 9780814339343

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.

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Published: November 2014
ISBN: 9780814338414
$31.99
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Published: November 2014
ISBN: 9780814338421

The Case Against Academic Boycotts of Israel

Edited by Cary Nelson and Gabriel Noah Brahm

The first collection to take critical look at the international movement to boycott Israel.

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Published: November 2014
ISBN: 9780990331605
$34.99
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Published: November 2014
ISBN: 9780990331612
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Grimms' Tales around the Globe

The Dynamics of Their International Reception

Edited by Vanessa Joosen and Gillian Lathey

A systematic study of various factors in the international reception of Grimms’ fairy tales.

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Published: June 2014
ISBN: 9780814339206
$32.99
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Published: June 2014
ISBN: 9780814339213
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Revisioning Red Riding Hood around the World

An Anthology of International Retellings

Sandra L. Beckett

Collects more than fifty versions of the Little Red Riding Hood story from a wide range of countries and cultures.

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Published: November 2013
ISBN: 9780814334799
$36.99
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Revolution Detroit

Strategies for Urban Reinvention

John Gallagher

A practical guide to what's working in urban reinvention with examples drawn from Detroit and other cities.

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Published: March 2013
ISBN: 9780814338711
$24.95
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Published: March 2013
ISBN: 9780814338575

Choosing Yiddish

New Frontiers of Language and Culture

Edited by Lara Rabinovitch, Shiri Goren, and Hannah S. Pressman

Highlights an international generation of scholars currently revitalizing the field of Yiddish studies.

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Published: December 2012
ISBN: 9780814334447
$36.99
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Published: December 2012
ISBN: 9780814337998

Narratives of Dissent

War in Contemporary Israeli Arts and Culture

Edited by Rachel S. Harris and Ranen Omer-Sherman

Explores cultural responses to war in Israeli society since 1978.

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Published: December 2012
ISBN: 9780814338032
$39.99
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Published: December 2012
ISBN: 9780814338049

The West Wing

Janet McCabe

Explores how the award-winning NBC drama offered a space for vibrant conversation about U.S. politics, identity, and culture.

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Published: December 2012
ISBN: 9780814334362
$19.99
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Published: December 2012
ISBN: 9780814338094

The Donna Reed Show

Joanne Morreale

Analyzes The Donna Reed Show, which aired from 1958 to 1966, as a key moment of cultural transition.

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Published: November 2012
ISBN: 9780814335086
$19.99
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Published: November 2012
ISBN: 9780814338087

The Golem Redux

From Prague to Post-Holocaust Fiction

Elizabeth R. Baer

Traces the history of the golem legend and its appropriations in German texts and film as well as in post-Holocaust Jewish-American fiction, comics, graphic novels, and television.

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Published: April 2012
ISBN: 9780814336267
$29.99
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Published: April 2012
ISBN: 9780814336274
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Coney Detroit

Katherine Yung and Joe Grimm

A lively and thorough history of Detroit’s culinary icon: the coney island hot dog.

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Published: April 2012
ISBN: 9780814335185
$24.99
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Published: April 2012
ISBN: 9780814337189

A Trip to the Country

by Henriette-Julie de Castelnau, Comtesse de Murat

Edited and translated by Perry Gethner and Allison Stedman

Translates an important example of late seventeenth-century French hybrid experimental fiction that provided the primary literary backdrop for the first French fairy tales.

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Published: September 2011
ISBN: 9780814335031
$24.99
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Published: September 2011
ISBN: 9780814336816
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Detroitland

A Collection of Movers, Shakers, Lost Souls, and History Makers from Detroit’s Past

Richard Bak
Foreword by Neal Rubin

Compelling historical snapshots of figures and episodes in Detroit history, from the familiar to the obscure.

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Published: September 2011
ISBN: 9780814334997
$26.99

Arab Detroit 9/11

Life in the Terror Decade

Edited by Nabeel Abraham, Sally Howell, and Andrew Shryock

Contributors explore the trauma, unexpected political gains, and moral ambiguities faced by Arab Detroiters in post-9/11 America.

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Published: September 2011
ISBN: 9780814335000
$26.99
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Published: September 2011
ISBN: 9780814336823

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.

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Published: June 2011
ISBN: 9780814334133
$26.99
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Published: June 2011
ISBN: 9780814336656

Bay View

An American Idea

By Mary Jane Doerr
Photographs by Robert Cleveland

A history of the National Historic Landmark Bay View, a Chautauqua on the shores of Lake Michigan.

Hardback
Published: March 2011
ISBN: 9781886167315
$29.95

"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.

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Published: September 2010
ISBN: 9780814334720
$24.99
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Published: September 2010
ISBN: 9780814336922
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Boneyards

Detroit Under Ground

Richard Bak

An exploration of burial sites and customs in Metro Detroit and the historical and social changes behind our treatment of the dead.

Hardback
Published: September 2010
ISBN: 9780814333532
$34.95

Hollywood Goes Oriental

CaucAsian Performance in American Film

Karla Rae Fuller
With a Foreword by Tom Gunning

An in-depth look at the portrayal of Asian characters by non-Asian actors in classical Hollywood film.

Paperback
Published: August 2010
ISBN: 9780814334676
$32.99
eBOOK
Published: August 2010
ISBN: 9780814335383

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