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Running Scared

Masculinity and the Representation of the Male Body

Peter Lehman

An expanded, updated version of Peter Lehman’s classic text that became the leading source for the study of masculinity, the male body, and sexuality in film.

Published: August 2007
ISBN: 9780814333396

Your Average Nigga

Performing Race, Literacy, and Masculinity

Vershawn Ashanti Young

An engrossing autobiographical exploration of black masculinity as a mode of racial and verbal performance.

Published: March 2007
ISBN: 9780814332481
Published: March 2007
ISBN: 9780814335765

From the Ghetto to the Melting Pot

Israel Zangwill’s Jewish Plays

Edited, with Introductions and Commentary, by Edna Nahshon

Three plays by Israel Zangwill, a noted Jewish playwright, published together for the first time in their original form and accompanied by extensive scholarly commentary.

Published: December 2005
ISBN: 9780814329559

Monty Python's Flying Circus

Marcia Landy

A comprehensive study examining the history, content, and context of the legendary comedy series Monty Python’s Flying Circus.

Published: March 2005
ISBN: 9780814331033
Published: March 2005
ISBN: 9780814336519

More Than a Method

Trends and Traditions in Contemporary Film Performance

Edited by Cynthia Baron, Diane Carson, and Frank P. Tomasulo

Insightful, focused case studies of screen performance from diverse directors with a range of contemporary styles and approaches.

Published: August 2004
ISBN: 9780814330791