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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.

Hardcover
Published: August 2004
ISBN: 9780814331477
$52.99

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
$31.99
Ebook
Published: August 2004
ISBN: 9780814340820
$24.99

Performing Marginality

Humor, Gender, and Cultural Critique

Joanne R. Gilbert

A rhetorical analysis of female stand-up comics that explores the relationships among humor, gender, and power in contemporary culture.

Paperback
Published: April 2004
ISBN: 9780814328033
$29.99
Ebook
Published: April 2004
ISBN: 9780814337448
$29.99

Pregnant Fictions

Childbirth and the Fairy Tale in Early Modern France

Holly Tucker

Pregnant Fictions explores the complex role of pregnancy in early-modern tale-telling and considers how stories of childbirth were used to rethink gendered "truths" at a key moment in the history of ideas.

Hardcover
Published: April 2003
ISBN: 9780814330425
$38.99
Ebook
Published: April 2003
ISBN: 9780814340929
$24.99

Experience and Expression

Women, the Nazis, and the Holocaust

edited by Elizabeth R. Baer and Myrna Goldenberg

An innovative contribution to the field of Holocaust studies, this set of interdisciplinary essays undertakes a gendered analysis of both Jewish and non-Jewish women as perpetrators, victims, rescuers, survivors, and postwar artists.

Paperback
Published: February 2003
ISBN: 9780814330630
$26.99
Ebook
Published: February 2003
ISBN: 9780814338865
$24.99

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.

Hardcover
Published: August 2002
ISBN: 9780814328767
$38.99

Next Year I Will Know More

Literacy and Identity Among Young Orthodox Women in Israel

Tamar El-Ortranslated by Haim Watzman

An investigation into the education of women in the religious Zionist community and its influence on Orthodox Judaism.

Hardcover
Published: May 2002
ISBN: 9780814327722
$44.99
eBOOK
Published: May 2002
ISBN: 9780814337783

Other Things Being Equal

Emma Wolf and Barbara Cantalupo

A timely reissue of Emma Wolf's 1892 novel, which boldly interrogates the implications of Jewish-Christian marriage and examines the role of the "new woman" within the traditions of the Jewish home.

Paperback
Published: March 2002
ISBN: 9780814330227
$22.99
Ebook
Published: March 2002
ISBN: 9780814337752
$22.99

Laughing Feminism

Subversive Comedy in Frances Burney, Maria Edgeworth, and Jane Austen

Audrey Bilger

An examination of comedy and feminism in the works of early women British novelists.

Paperback
Published: February 2002
ISBN: 9780814330548
$28.99

Sugar, Spice, and Everything Nice

Cinemas of Girlhood

edited by Frances Gateward and Murray Pomerance

A provcative, contemporary anthology examining the construction of girls in modern cinema.

Paperback
Published: February 2002
ISBN: 9780814329184
$29.99

A Little History of My Forest Life

An Indian-White Autobiography by Eliza Morrison

Eliza Morrison

Written in 1894, this autobiography tells the story of a Chippewa-Scots-French woman from Madeline Island in Lake Superior.

Paperback
Published: January 2002
ISBN: 9780970260628
$24.99

Mothering Daughters

Novels and the Politics of Family Romance, Frances Burney to Jane Austen

Susan C. Greenfield

The rise of the novel and of the ideal nuclear family was no mere coincidence, argues Susan C. Greenfield in this fascinating look at the construction of modern maternity.

Paperback
Published: January 2002
ISBN: 9780814332016
$26.99
eBOOK
Published: January 2002
ISBN: 9780814338285

Clara

Mrs. Henry Ford

Ford R. Bryan

In telling the story of Clara Ford, author Ford Bryan also charts the course of the growing automobile industry and the life of the enigmatic man at its helm.

Paperback
Published: January 2001
ISBN: 9780814330654
$29.99
eBOOK
Published: January 2001
ISBN: 9780814337707

The Blessed Abyss

Inmate #6582 in Ravensbrück Concentration Camp for Women

Nanda Herbermann, Elizabeth R. Baer, and Hester Baertranslated by Hester Baer

One woman's memories of her deportation to Ravensbrück Concentration Camp for Women in July 1941.

Paperback
Published: September 2000
ISBN: 9780814329207
$25.99
Ebook
Published: September 2000
ISBN: 9780814337684
$25.99

The Women's Great Lakes Reader

Victoria Brehm

Native stories and writings by women pioneers, travelers, and working women from the Great Lakes.

Paperback
Published: January 2000
ISBN: 9780970260604
$26.95

Feminist Perspectives on Sor Juana Ines De La Cruz

edited by Stephanie Merrim

Called the "Quintessence of the Baroque" and "Bridge to the Enlightenment," Mexican writer and nun Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz has also been celebrated as the "First Feminist of the New World." Feminist Perspectives on Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz fills a gap

Paperback
Published: September 1999
ISBN: 9780814322161
$24.99

Paper Bridges

Selected Poems of Kadya Molodowsky

Kadya Molodowsky and Kathryn Hellerstein

A collection of poems by an accomplished modern Yiddish poet.

Paperback
Published: June 1999
ISBN: 9780814327180
$32.99
Ebook
Published: June 1999
ISBN: 9780814338292
$24.99

Jewish Women in Historical Perspective

edited by Judith R. Baskin

A collection of fully-revised and new essays that explore the richness of Jewish women's history.

Paperback
Published: December 1998
ISBN: 9780814327135
$27.99
Ebook
Published: December 1998
ISBN: 9780814347836
$24.99

Woman at the Window

Biblical Tales of Oppression and Escape

Nehama Aschkenasy

In this book, Aschkenasy analyzes the Woman at the Window image, allowing for new interpretation of the classic myths surrounding it.

Paperback
Published: October 1998
ISBN: 9780814326275
$23.99
Ebook
Published: October 1998
ISBN: 9780814340882
$22.99

Tell It to Women

An Epic Drama for Women

Osonye Tess Onwuemeforeword by Ngugi wa Thiong'o

Tell It To Women gives traditional rural women a voice: the women from Idu break from their assumed position of silence and powerlessness to confront the urban women who believe their western education gives them the authority to speak for all women.

Paperback
Published: March 1997
ISBN: 9780814326497
$26.99
Ebook
Published: March 1997
ISBN: 9780814336779
$24.99

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