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Next Year I Will Know More

Literacy and Identity among Young Orthodox Women in Israel

By Tamar El-Or
Translated by Haim Watzman

An investigation into the education of women in the religious Zionist community and its influence on Orthodox Judaism.

Published: May 2002
ISBN: 9780814327722
Published: May 2002
ISBN: 9780814337783

Sugar, Spice, and Everything Nice

Cinemas of Girlhood

Edited By Frances Gateward and Murray Pomerance

A provcative, contemporary anthology examining the construction of girls in modern cinema.

Published: February 2002
ISBN: 9780814329184
Published: February 2002
ISBN: 9780814329177

Laughing Feminism

Subversive Comedy in Frances Burney, Maria Edgeworth, and Jane Austen

Audrey Bilger

An examination of comedy and feminism in the works of early women British novelists.

Published: February 2002
ISBN: 9780814330548

Jewish Women in Historical Perspective, Second Edition

Edited by Judith R. Baskin

A collection of fully-revised and new essays that explore the richness of Jewish women's history.

Published: December 1998
ISBN: 9780814327135

Woman at the Window

Biblical Tales of Oppression and Escape

Nehama Aschkenasy

In this book, Aschkenasy analyzes the Woman at the Window image, allowing for new interpretation of the classic myths surrounding it.

Published: October 1998
ISBN: 9780814326275
Published: October 1998
ISBN: 9780814340882

Tell It to Women

An Epic Drama for Women

Osonye Tess Onwueme
Foreword by Ngugi wa Thiong’o

Tell It To Women gives traditional rural women a voice: the women from Idu break from their assumed position of silence and powerlessness to confront the urban women who believe their western education gives them the authority to speak for all women.

Published: March 1997
ISBN: 9780814326497
Published: March 1997
ISBN: 9780814336779

José Donoso's House of Fiction

A Dramatic Construction of Time and Place

Flora González Mandri

This text examines the multiple narrative perspectives Donoso presents and traces a transformation in Donoso's works from complex stage performance to political forum.

Published: April 1995
ISBN: 9780814325261

Women of the Word

Jewish Women and Jewish Writing

Edited by Judith R. Baskin

Women of the Word is part of an emerging effort to listen to the voices of Jewish women both past and present.

Published: October 1994
ISBN: 9780814324233

Three Plays

The Broken Calabash, Parables for a Season, and The Reighn of Wazobia

Tess Akaeke Onwueme

This anthology of plays allows a glimpse into the lives of the people of Onwueme’s native Nigeria and reveals the range and beauty of Nigerian culture.

Published: September 1993
ISBN: 9780814324455

Hatshepsut, Speak to Me

Ruth Whitman

An innovative and adventurous book, this collection of poems is in the form of a conversation with Queen Hatshepsut, the only woman pharaoh in ancient Egypt.

Published: June 1992
ISBN: 9780814323809
Published: June 1992
ISBN: 9780814323793

The Hebrew Goddess

Raphael Patai
Foreword by William G. Dever

A revised edition containing new chapters on the Shekhina.

Published: September 1990
ISBN: 9780814322710
Published: September 1990
ISBN: 9780814338216