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Fear and Other Stories

Chana Blankshteyn
Translated by Anita Norich

Translation of Chana Blankshteyn’s stories depicting the tumultuous interwar years in Europe.

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Available May 2022
ISBN: 9780814349281
$92.99
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Available May 2022
ISBN: 9780814349274
$34.99
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Available May 2022
ISBN: 9780814349298

Mothers of Invention

Film, Media, and Caregiving Labor

Edited by So Mayer and Corinn Columpar

Examines the role that parenting, as a theme and practice, plays in film and media cultures.

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Available April 2022
ISBN: 9780814348536
$94.99
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Available April 2022
ISBN: 9780814348529
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Available April 2022
ISBN: 9780814348543

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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Available March 2022
ISBN: 9780814346556
$94.99
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Available March 2022
ISBN: 9780814346563
$34.99
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Available March 2022
ISBN: 9780814346570

Jewish Women's History from Antiquity to the Present

Edited by Federica Francesconi and Rebecca Lynn Winer

A survey of Jewish women’s history from biblical times to the twenty-first century.

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Available November 2021
ISBN: 9780814346303
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Available November 2021
ISBN: 9780814346310
$49.99
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Available November 2021
ISBN: 9780814346327

Our Blessed Rebel Queen

Essays on Carrie Fisher and Princess Leia

Edited by Linda Mizejewski and Tanya D. Zuk

Exploration of Carrie Fisher as star, author, comedian, and iconic personification of Princess Leia.

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Available October 2021
ISBN: 9780814346853
$92.99
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Available October 2021
ISBN: 9780814346860
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Available October 2021
ISBN: 9780814346877

Resetting the Scene

Classical Hollywood Revisited

Edited by Philippa Gates and Katherine Spring

Showcases cutting-edge work by renowned researchers of classical Hollywood filmmaking.

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Published: August 2021
ISBN: 9780814347805
$94.99
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Published: August 2021
ISBN: 9780814347799
$36.99
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Published: August 2021
ISBN: 9780814347812

Heirs of Yesterday

Emma Wolf
Edited with an Introduction by Barbara Cantalupo and Lori Harrison-Kahan

A reissue of the controversial novel about middle-class Jewish life in Old San Francisco.

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Published: November 2020
ISBN: 9780814346679
$84.99
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Published: November 2020
ISBN: 9780814346686
$29.99
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Published: November 2020
ISBN: 9780814346693

The Golden Girls

Kate Browne

A feminist approach to America’s four best friends.

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Published: May 2020
ISBN: 9780814345641
$19.99
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Published: May 2020
ISBN: 9780814345658
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Shades

Detroit Love Stories

Esperanza Cintrón

Interconnected stories exploring life, love, and passion in an ever-changing community.

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Published: August 2019
ISBN: 9780814346884
$18.99
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Published: August 2019
ISBN: 9780814346891

The Superwoman and Other Writings by Miriam Michelson

Edited with an Introduction by Lori Harrison-Kahan

Collection of articles and fiction by pioneering journalist and turn-of-the-twentieth-century feminist, Miriam Michelson.

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Published: May 2019
ISBN: 9780814346082
$84.99
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Published: May 2019
ISBN: 9780814343579
$36.99
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Published: May 2019
ISBN: 9780814343586

Beyond Method

Stella Adler and the Male Actor

Scott Balcerzak

Explores the methodologies and influence of acting teacher Stella Adler on her male students.

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Published: June 2018
ISBN: 9780814344897
$84.99
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Published: June 2018
ISBN: 9780814342916
$27.99
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Published: June 2018
ISBN: 9780814342923

Warriors, Witches, Whores

Women in Israeli Cinema

Rachel S. Harris

Feminist reading of women’s representation and activism in Israeli cinema.

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Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814339671
$35.99
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Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814339688

The Pleasures of Metamorphosis

Japanese and English Fairy Tale Transformations of "The Little Mermaid"

Lucy Fraser

Analysis of the mermaid in Japanese and English fairy tales through the framework of pleasure.

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Published: June 2017
ISBN: 9780814342442
$34.99
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Published: June 2017
ISBN: 9780814342459

Christophe Honoré

A Critical Introduction

David A. Gerstner and Julien Nahmias

Studies Honoré as an auteur who intervenes in French filmmaking practices and culture with a queer "caméra-stylo."

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Published: December 2015
ISBN: 9780814338636
$34.99
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Published: December 2015
ISBN: 9780814338643

Father Knows Best

Mary R. Desjardins

A historical and analytical examination of the iconic 1950s television and radio family sitcom.

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Published: November 2015
ISBN: 9780814339473
$19.99
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Published: November 2015
ISBN: 9780814339480

Jewish Women Writers in Britain

Edited by Nadia Valman

Explores the long and rich history of Jewish women writers in Britain from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day.

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Published: December 2014
ISBN: 9780814332382
$31.99
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Published: December 2014
ISBN: 9780814339145
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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

Reading the Bromance

Homosocial Relationships in Film and Television

Edited by Michael DeAngelis

Explores the popular cultural phenomenon of "bromance" in film and television and its oppositions between homosexual and homosocial behavior.

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Published: June 2014
ISBN: 9780814338988
$32.99
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Published: June 2014
ISBN: 9780814338995

Aesthetics of Sorrow

The Wailing Culture of Yemenite Jewish Women

Tova Gamliel

Investigates the socio-cultural, psychological, and philosophical aspects of the Yemenite Jewish wailing tradition in modern Israel.

Hardback
Published: April 2014
ISBN: 9780814334768
$56.99
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Published: April 2014
ISBN: 9780814339756

Batman

Matt Yockey

Offers a fresh understanding of the persistent popularity and ongoing value of the original Batman series.

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Published: March 2014
ISBN: 9780814338179
$19.99
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Published: March 2014
ISBN: 9780814338186

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