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The Golden Girls

Kate Browne

A feminist approach to America’s four best friends.

Paperback
Available May 2020
ISBN: 9780814345641
eBOOK
Available May 2020
ISBN: 9780814345658

Twin Peaks

Julie Grossman and Will Scheibel

Examines Twin Peaks’s history and representations of female trauma and agency.

Paperback
Available February 2020
ISBN: 9780814346228
eBOOK
Available February 2020
ISBN: 9780814346235

The Twilight Zone

Barry Keith Grant

Fascinating overview and analysis of Rod Serling’s original The Twilight Zone.

Paperback
Available February 2020
ISBN: 9780814345788
eBOOK
Available February 2020
ISBN: 9780814345795

Justice on Demand

True Crime in the Digital Streaming Era

Tanya Horeck

Explores the proliferation of true crime audiovisual texts across multiple media platforms.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: November 2019
ISBN: 9780814347201
Paperback
Published: November 2019
ISBN: 9780814340639
eBOOK
Published: November 2019
ISBN: 9780814340646

Craving Supernatural Creatures

German Fairy-Tale Figures in American Pop Culture

Claudia Schwabe

Analyzes the portrayal of German fairy-tale figures in contemporary North American media adaptations.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: June 2019
ISBN: 9780814346013
Paperback
Published: June 2019
ISBN: 9780814341964
eBOOK
Published: June 2019
ISBN: 9780814341971

Birth of the Binge

Serial TV and the End of Leisure

Dennis Broe

A deep-dive into the practice and execution of contemporary television viewing.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: March 2019
ISBN: 9780814345979
Paperback
Published: March 2019
ISBN: 9780814345269
eBOOK
Published: March 2019
ISBN: 9780814345276

Beyond Method

Stella Adler and the Male Actor

Scott Balcerzak

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

Printed Paper Cased
Published: June 2018
ISBN: 9780814344897
Paperback
Published: June 2018
ISBN: 9780814342916
eBOOK
Published: June 2018
ISBN: 9780814342923

Transforming Harry

The Adaptation of Harry Potter in the Transmedia Age

Edited by John Alberti and P. Andrew Miller

Focuses on the critical and theoretical implications of adapting the Harry Potter novels to films and media.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: May 2018
ISBN: 9780814344910
Paperback
Published: May 2018
ISBN: 9780814342862
eBOOK
Published: May 2018
ISBN: 9780814342879
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Brewed in Michigan

The New Golden Age of Brewing in the Great Beer State

William Rapai

A celebration of Michigan craft beer.

Paperback
Published: October 2017
ISBN: 9780814342107
eBOOK
Published: October 2017
ISBN: 9780814342114

From Tinseltown to Bordertown

Los Angeles on Film

Celestino Deleyto

Close readings that look for "the real Los Angeles" in a selection of contemporary movies.

Paperback
Published: April 2017
ISBN: 9780814339855
eBOOK
Published: April 2017
ISBN: 9780814339862

The X-Files

Theresa L. Geller

A social and cultural analysis of The X-Files focusing on the genres the program employed in its interrogation of American history, politics, and identity.

Paperback
Published: December 2016
ISBN: 9780814339428
eBOOK
Published: December 2016
ISBN: 9780814339435

Blackness Is Burning

Civil Rights, Popular Culture, and the Problem of Recognition

TreaAndrea M. Russworm

Blackness Is Burning critiques the way the politics of recognition and representation appear in popular culture as attempts to "humanize" black identity through stories of suffering and triumph or tales of destruction and survival.

Paperback
Published: October 2016
ISBN: 9780814340516
eBOOK
Published: October 2016
ISBN: 9780814340523

The Dick Van Dyke Show

Joanne Morreale

Considers the influence of The Dick Van Dyke Show on television sitcom history.

Paperback
Published: December 2015
ISBN: 9780814340318
eBOOK
Published: December 2015
ISBN: 9780814340325

Father Knows Best

Mary R. Desjardins

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

Paperback
Published: November 2015
ISBN: 9780814339473
eBOOK
Published: November 2015
ISBN: 9780814339480
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The Orbit Magazine Anthology

Re-Entry

Rob St. Mary
With a Foreword by Jerry Vile

A history of three of Detroit’s most irreverent and memorable alt-media publications—Orbit, Fun, and White Noise—from 1978 to 1999.

Paperback
Published: September 2015
ISBN: 9780814337318

Maverick

Dennis Broe

Demonstrates how Maverick, "The Legend of the West," fractured, altered, or undermined nearly every Western code and myth.

Paperback
Published: August 2015
ISBN: 9780814339169
eBOOK
Published: August 2015
ISBN: 9780814339176

Have Gun—Will Travel

Gaylyn Studlar

Analyzes the TV Western Have Gun—Will Travel through a close reading of episodes and production history.

Paperback
Published: May 2015
ISBN: 9780814339763
eBOOK
Published: May 2015
ISBN: 9780814339770

Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In

Ken Feil

Examines the reception, formal strategies, production history, and ideological underpinnings of the groundbreaking comedy-variety show Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In.

Paperback
Published: November 2014
ISBN: 9780814338223
eBOOK
Published: November 2014
ISBN: 9780814338230

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.

Paperback
Published: June 2014
ISBN: 9780814338988
eBOOK
Published: June 2014
ISBN: 9780814338995

24

John McCullough

A comprehensive overview of the innovative primetime drama 24.

Paperback
Published: May 2014
ISBN: 9780814338674
eBOOK
Published: May 2014
ISBN: 9780814338681

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