Analyzes The Donna Reed Show, which aired from 1958 to 1966, as a key moment of cultural transition.
Queering the Grimms
Contributors explore alternative readings and queer possibilities of the Grimm brothers' Kinder- und Hausmärchen (KHM, Children's and Household Tales).
The Letters of Susan M. Hopkins, 1927-1935
Describes life from a woman’s perspective at the excavation of Dura-Europos, an ancient site that contained many remarkable archaeological finds.
The Education of Jewish Girls in Tsarist Russia
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.
Murder-Suicide on a Small Campus
The true story of a murder-suicide at Kalamazoo College and its rippling effects on the campus community.
An analysis of I Love Lucy, one of the best loved sitcoms in the history of American television.
Feminism and Film History
Illustrates the rich relationship between film history and feminist theory.
Feminist Filmmaking and Beyond
Examines the exchanges within and through feminist film culture to expand critical horizons in film scholarship.
Cinema, Nation, Identity
An innovative collection of original essays on Jane Campion, renowned female auteur filmmaker.
Examines the full run of Sex and the City and its production background, place in television history, innovations to the genre, and reception.
A Fairy-Tale Icon in Cross-Cultural Contexts
A global study of modern adaptations for readers of all ages of Little Red Riding Hood.
Collects nearly thirty years of major work by noted writer and folklore scholar Kay Stone.
Life Histories of Female Holocaust Survivors from Hungary
A compassionate and insightful study of Hungarian women who lived through the Holocaust, with an appendix containing their complete stories.
Considers the changes in American Judaism across the four major denominations that resulted from the Jewish feminist movement of the 1960s through today.
A Chicago Culinary Memoir
Based on the pocket notebook and handwritten recipes of Irma Rosenthal Frankenstein, a young Chicago housewife from the turn of the twentieth century, Learning to Cook in 1898 is a glimpse into American culinary history.
A study of the sitcom Bewitched that examines its entire run to discover the show’s numerous interlocking themes, tensions, and innovations.
An Ethno-Reading of Karaite Jewish Women
Portrays the experiences of Egyptian Karaites in the San Francisco Bay Area as it explores the relationship between text and everyday life, between literal reading and its translation into bodily practices—especially as related to the female body.
International Relief, Gender Politics, and American Jewish Women, 1893-1930
An analysis of gender politics in the American Jewish community during the interwar period that reveals the role of gender and class in organizational politics and the importance of Jewish women in American political and activist history.
The Emergence of Modern Hebrew Women’s Writing
A feminist study of the beginnings of modern Hebrew women’s writing.
Responding to thirty years of feminist fairy-tale scholarship, this book breaks new ground by rethinking important questions, advocating innovative approaches, and introducing woman-centered texts and traditions that have been ignored for too long.