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Keepin' It Hushed

The Barbershop and African American Hush Harbor Rhetoric

Vorris L. Nunley

Examines the barbershop as a rhetorical site in African American culture across genres, including fiction, film, poetry, and theater.

Paperback
Published: February 2011
ISBN: 9780814333488
$26.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2011
ISBN: 9780814336458

Fairy Tale Review

The Red Issue #6

Edited by Kate Bernheimer

The Red Issue, the sixth issue of Fairy Tale Review, contains original fiction and poetry, as well as translations, inspired by the themes and motifs of "Little Red Riding Hood."

eBOOK
Published: March 2010
ISBN: 9780814341759

A Jew in the Public Arena

The Career of Israel Zangwill

Meri-Jane Rochelson

Examines the fascinating and controversial career of Israel Zangwill—author, journalist, feminist, Zionist, and the first Jewish celebrity of the twentieth century.

Paperback
Published: February 2010
ISBN: 9780814334935
$27.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2010
ISBN: 9780814340837

Roses and Revolutions

The Selected Writings of Dudley Randall

Edited and with an Introduction by Melba Joyce Boyd

Collects significant poetry, short stories, and essays by celebrated African American poet and publisher Dudley Randall.

Hardback
Published: August 2009
ISBN: 9780814334454
$28.99

Fairy Tale Review

The Aquamarine Issue #5

Edited by Kate Bernheimer

The Aquamarine Issue, the fifth issue of Fairy Tale Review, features fairy tale fiction and poetry with an oceanic theme.

eBOOK
Published: March 2009
ISBN: 9780814341742

Stories of Joseph

Narrative Migrations between Judaism and Islam

Marc S. Bernstein

Stories of Joseph details this historical interdependence that reveals much about common experiences and concerns of Jews and Muslims.

Paperback
Published: February 2009
ISBN: 9780814325667
$26.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2009
ISBN: 9780814340950

In Babel's Shadow

Language, Philology, and the Nation in Nineteenth-Century Germany

Tuska Benes

A comprehensive cultural history of the language sciences in nineteenth-century Germany.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: August 2008
ISBN: 9780814333044
$56.99
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Sister in Sorrow

Life Histories of Female Holocaust Survivors from Hungary

Ilana Rosen

A compassionate and insightful study of Hungarian women who lived through the Holocaust, with an appendix containing their complete stories.

Paperback
Published: March 2008
ISBN: 9780814331293
$29.99
eBOOK
Published: March 2008
ISBN: 9780814338889

Fairy Tale Review

The White Issue #4

Edited by Kate Bernheimer

The fourth issue of Fairy Tale Review, The White Issue features original fiction and poetry with fairy tale aesthetics.

eBOOK
Published: March 2008
ISBN: 9780814341735

Dear Chester, Dear John

Letters between Chester Himes and John A. Williams

Compiled and Edited by John A. and Lori Williams

A revealing collection of correspondence between Chester Himes and John A. Williams, two prominent twentieth-century African American novelists.

Hardback
Published: February 2008
ISBN: 9780814333556
$24.95
eBOOK
Published: February 2008
ISBN: 9780814338506

The Heart Is a Mirror

The Sephardic Folktale

Tamar Alexander-Frizer

A groundbreaking and comprehensive study of the Sephardic folktale as it relates to group identity and narrative culture.

Hardback
Published: December 2007
ISBN: 9780814329719
$66.99
eBOOK
Published: December 2007
ISBN: 9780814340059

Fairy Tale Review

The Violet Issue #3

Edited by Kate Bernheimer

The third issue of Fairy Tale Review, The Violet Issue focuses on fairy tales for adults--"almost-blue," as the color violet is often described.

eBOOK
Published: March 2007
ISBN: 9780814341728

Fairy Tale Review

The Green Issue #2

Edited by Kate Bernheimer

The second issue of Fairy Tale Review, The Green Issue is devoted to new fairy tales, with a special consideration for nature.

eBOOK
Published: March 2006
ISBN: 9780814341711
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Understanding Humor in Japan

Edited by Jessica Milner Davis

A comprehensive look at the customary differences between humor in Japan and the West, providing cultural examples and illustrative terminology in the original Japanese.

Paperback
Published: February 2006
ISBN: 9780814331651
$33.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2006
ISBN: 9780814340912

Time's Visible Surface

Alois Riegl and the Discourse on History and Temporality in Fin-de-Siècle Vienna

Michael Gubser

Expands our understanding of Alois Riegl beyond his role as an art historian to a pivotal figure in cultural theory at large, while placing his interest in history and time within the intellectual world of fin-de-siècle Vienna.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: January 2006
ISBN: 9780814332085
$57.99
eBOOK
Published: January 2006
ISBN: 9780814337462

"Gettin' Our Groove On"

Rhetoric, Language, and Literacy for the Hip Hop Generation

Kermit E. Campbell

A critical work on the African American vernacular tradition and its expression in contemporary Hip hop.

Paperback
Published: September 2005
ISBN: 9780814329252
$26.99

Foreign Words

Translator-Authors in the Age of Goethe

Susan Bernofsky

A new perspective on the principal developments in translation practice and theory in Germany during the Age of Goethe with emphasis on the work of Goethe, Hölderlin, and Kleist as translators.

eBOOK
Published: September 2005
ISBN: 9780814337356

Fairy Tale Review

The Blue Issue #1

Edited by Kate Bernheimer

The inaugural issue of Fairy Tale Review, The Blue Issue features original fiction and poetry with the aesthetics of fairy tales.

eBOOK
Published: March 2005
ISBN: 9780814341704

The Modern Hebrew Poem Itself

A New and Updated Edition

Edited by Stanley Burnshaw, T. Carmi, Susan Glassman, Ariel Hirschfeld, and Ezra Spicehandler

A collection of modern Hebrew poetry that presents the poems in the original Hebrew, with an English phonetic transcription.

Paperback
Published: February 2003
ISBN: 9780814324851
$33.99

Our Lives Are But Stories

Narratives of Tunisian-Israeli Women

Esther Schely-Newman

A rich analysis of how four Tunisian-Israeli women tell the stories of their lives, and a look at the implications for our own understanding of stories and the behavior of communication.

Hardback
Published: August 2002
ISBN: 9780814328767
$38.99

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