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The Donna Reed Show

Joanne Morreale

Analyzes The Donna Reed Show, which aired from 1958 to 1966, as a key moment of cultural transition.

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Published: November 2012
ISBN: 9780814335086
eBOOK
Published: November 2012
ISBN: 9780814338087

Transgressive Tales

Queering the Grimms

Edited by Kay Turner and Pauline Greenhill

Contributors explore alternative readings and queer possibilities of the Grimm brothers' Kinder- und Hausmärchen (KHM, Children's and Household Tales).

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Published: October 2012
ISBN: 9780814334812
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Published: October 2012
ISBN: 9780814338100
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My Dura-Europos

The Letters of Susan M. Hopkins, 1927-1935

Bernard M. Goldman and Norma W. Goldman

Describes life from a woman’s perspective at the excavation of Dura-Europos, an ancient site that contained many remarkable archaeological finds.

Hardback
Published: November 2011
ISBN: 9780814335888

In Her Hands

The Education of Jewish Girls in Tsarist Russia

Eliyana R. Adler

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.

Hardback
Published: December 2010
ISBN: 9780814334928
eBOOK
Published: December 2010
ISBN: 9780814336854

"The Events of October"

Murder-Suicide on a Small Campus

Gail Griffin

The true story of a murder-suicide at Kalamazoo College and its rippling effects on the campus community.

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Published: September 2010
ISBN: 9780814334720
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Published: September 2010
ISBN: 9780814336922

I Love Lucy

Lori Landay

An analysis of I Love Lucy, one of the best loved sitcoms in the history of American television.

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Published: April 2010
ISBN: 9780814332610
eBOOK
Published: April 2010
ISBN: 9780814335734

Reclaiming the Archive

Feminism and Film History

Edited by Vicki Callahan

Illustrates the rich relationship between film history and feminist theory.

Paperback
Published: April 2010
ISBN: 9780814333006
eBOOK
Published: April 2010
ISBN: 9780814336878

There She Goes

Feminist Filmmaking and Beyond

Edited by Corinn Columpar and Sophie Mayer

Examines the exchanges within and through feminist film culture to expand critical horizons in film scholarship.

Paperback
Published: October 2009
ISBN: 9780814333907

Jane Campion

Cinema, Nation, Identity

Edited by Hilary Radner, Alistair Fox, and Irène Bessière

An innovative collection of original essays on Jane Campion, renowned female auteur filmmaker.

Paperback
Published: June 2009
ISBN: 9780814334324

Sex and the City

Deborah Jermyn

Examines the full run of Sex and the City and its production background, place in television history, innovations to the genre, and reception.

Paperback
Published: January 2009
ISBN: 9780814332887
eBOOK
Published: January 2009
ISBN: 9780814335642

Red Riding Hood for All Ages

A Fairy-Tale Icon in Cross-Cultural Contexts

Sandra L. Beckett

A global study of modern adaptations for readers of all ages of Little Red Riding Hood.

Paperback
Published: September 2008
ISBN: 9780814333068

Some Day Your Witch Will Come

Kay Stone

Collects nearly thirty years of major work by noted writer and folklore scholar Kay Stone.

Paperback
Published: June 2008
ISBN: 9780814332863
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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
eBOOK
Published: March 2008
ISBN: 9780814338889

Women Remaking American Judaism

Edited by Riv-Ellen Prell

Considers the changes in American Judaism across the four major denominations that resulted from the Jewish feminist movement of the 1960s through today.

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Published: August 2007
ISBN: 9780814332801
eBOOK
Published: August 2007
ISBN: 9780814335680

Learning to Cook in 1898

A Chicago Culinary Memoir

Ellen F. Steinberg
Recipe adaptations by Eleanor Hudera Hanson

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.

Paperback
Published: July 2007
ISBN: 9780814333648

Bewitched

Walter Metz

A study of the sitcom Bewitched that examines its entire run to discover the show’s numerous interlocking themes, tensions, and innovations.

Paperback
Published: January 2007
ISBN: 9780814332313
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Published: January 2007
ISBN: 9780814335802
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The Stains of Culture

An Ethno-Reading of Karaite Jewish Women

Ruth Tsoffar

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.

Paperback
Published: December 2005
ISBN: 9780814332238

"The Whole Wide World, Without Limits"

International Relief, Gender Politics, and American Jewish Women, 1893-1930

Mary McCune

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.

eBOOK
Published: June 2005
ISBN: 9780814337523

And Rachel Stole the Idols

The Emergence of Modern Hebrew Women’s Writing

Wendy I. Zierler

A feminist study of the beginnings of modern Hebrew women’s writing.

Hardback
Published: August 2004
ISBN: 9780814331477

Fairy Tales and Feminism

New Approaches

Edited by Donald Haase

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.

Paperback
Published: August 2004
ISBN: 9780814330302
eBOOK
Published: August 2004
ISBN: 9780814340820

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