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Queer Enchantments

Gender, Sexuality, and Class in the Fairy-Tale Cinema of Jacques Demy

Anne E. Duggan

Examines director Jacques Demy's use of the fairy tale as a means to explore issues of gender, sexuality, and class.

Paperback
Published: October 2013
ISBN: 9780814335093
$31.99
eBOOK
Published: October 2013
ISBN: 9780814338544

Buffoon Men

Classic Hollywood Comedians and Queered Masculinity

Scott Balcerzak

Analyzes the complicated gender histories of male comedians of the early Classic Hollywood era.

Paperback
Published: October 2013
ISBN: 9780814339657
$32.99
eBOOK
Published: October 2013
ISBN: 9780814339664

Paths to Middle-Class Mobility among Second-Generation Moroccan Immigrant Women in Israel

Beverly Mizrachi

Investigates class mobility in a group of 40­­-50-year-old second-generation Moroccan immigrant women, members of a subordinate ethnic group in Israel.

Hardback
Published: May 2013
ISBN: 9780814338810
$49.99
eBOOK
Published: May 2013
ISBN: 9780814338582

The Sopranos

Gary R. Edgerton

Surveys the commercial importance, originality, and cultural relevance of the groundbreaking HBO series The Sopranos.

Paperback
Published: March 2013
ISBN: 9780814334065
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: March 2013
ISBN: 9780814338520

Millennial Masculinity

Men in Contemporary American Cinema

Edited by Timothy Shary

Examines male representation in films released at the turn of the twenty-first century, from 1990 to present.

Paperback
Published: December 2012
ISBN: 9780814334355
$32.99
eBOOK
Published: December 2012
ISBN: 9780814338445

The Donna Reed Show

Joanne Morreale

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

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

Transgressive Tales

Queering the Grimms

Edited by Kay Turner and Pauline Greenhill

Contributors explore alternative readings and queer possibilities of the Grimm brothers' Kinder- und Hausmärchen (KHM, Children's and Household Tales).

Paperback
Published: October 2012
ISBN: 9780814334812
$32.99
eBOOK
Published: October 2012
ISBN: 9780814338100

Deadwood

Ina Rae Hark

Considers the HBO series Deadwood in the context of the television Western genre and the intersection of capital and violence in American history.

Paperback
Published: March 2012
ISBN: 9780814334492
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: March 2012
ISBN: 9780814336601

Soldiers, Rebels, and Drifters

Gay Representation in Israeli Cinema

Nir Cohen

A cultural history of gay filmmaking in Israel that explores its role in the rise of gay consciousness over the past three decades.

Paperback
Published: October 2011
ISBN: 9780814334782
$28.99
eBOOK
Published: October 2011
ISBN: 9780814337097

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.

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

From Bourgeois to Boojie

Black Middle-Class Performances

Edited by Vershawn Ashanti Young with Bridget Harris Tsemo

Examines how generations of African Americans perceive, proclaim, and name the combined performance of race and class across genres.

Paperback
Published: April 2011
ISBN: 9780814334683
$27.99
eBOOK
Published: April 2011
ISBN: 9780814336427

Dark Shadows

Harry M. Benshoff

Explores the cultural, industrial, formal, and generic contexts of the television soap opera Dark Shadows as a precursor to today’s popular gothic media franchises.

Paperback
Published: March 2011
ISBN: 9780814334393
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: March 2011
ISBN: 9780814336328

In Her Hands

The Education of Jewish Girls in Tsarist Russia

Eliyana R. Adler

Illuminates the role that private schools for Jewish girls played in Russian Jewish society and documents their influence on contemporary political discourse and educational innovation.

Hardback
Published: December 2010
ISBN: 9780814334928
$46.99
eBOOK
Published: December 2010
ISBN: 9780814336854

"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.

Paperback
Published: September 2010
ISBN: 9780814334720
$24.99
eBOOK
Published: September 2010
ISBN: 9780814336922

I Love Lucy

Lori Landay

An analysis of I Love Lucy, one of the best loved sitcoms in the history of American television.

Paperback
Published: April 2010
ISBN: 9780814332610
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: April 2010
ISBN: 9780814335734

Virgin Territory

Representing Sexual Inexperience in Film

Edited by Tamar Jeffers McDonald

A critical and in-depth investigation of how virginity is represented in film.

Paperback
Published: March 2010
ISBN: 9780814333181
$29.99
eBOOK
Published: March 2010
ISBN: 9780814336953

There She Goes

Feminist Filmmaking and Beyond

Edited by Corinn Columpar and Sophie Mayer

Examines the exchanges within and through feminist film culture to expand critical horizons in film scholarship.

Paperback
Published: October 2009
ISBN: 9780814333907
$32.99

The Honeymooners

David Sterritt

Examines the cultural, historical, and artistic significance of The Honeymooners in the context of postwar American values.

Paperback
Published: October 2009
ISBN: 9780814333969
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: October 2009
ISBN: 9780814335451
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The Slasher Killings

A Canadian Sex-Crime Panic, 1945-1946

Patrick Brode

Examines the postwar Windsor slasher killings and the social consequences of the public paranoia that followed.

Paperback
Published: September 2009
ISBN: 9780814334485
$24.99

Sex and the City

Deborah Jermyn

Examines the full run of Sex and the City and its production background, place in television history, innovations to the genre, and reception.

Paperback
Published: January 2009
ISBN: 9780814332887
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: January 2009
ISBN: 9780814335642

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