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Detroit | FictioN | Young Readers | African American Studies

The Colored Car Jean Alicia Elster For young readers, the powerful story of an African American girl's train journey south from Detroit in 1937. In The Colored Car, Jean Alicia Elster, author of the award-winning Who's Jim Hines?, follows another member of the Ford family coming of age in Depression-era Detroit. In the hot summer of 1937, twelve-year-old Patsy takes care of her three younger sisters and helps her mother put up fresh fruits and vegetables in the family's summer kitchen, adjacent to the wood yard that her father, Douglas Ford, owns. Times are tough, and Patsy's mother, May Ford, helps neighborhood families by sharing the food that she preserves. But May's decision to take a break from canning to take her daughters for a visit to their grandmother's home in Clarksville, Tennessee, sets in motion a series of events that prove to be life-changing for Patsy. After boarding the first-class train car at Michigan Central Station in Detroit and riding comfortably to Cincinnati, Patsy is shocked when her family is led from their seats to change cars. In the dirty, cramped "colored car," Patsy finds that the life she has known in Detroit is very different from life down south, and she can hardly get the experience out of her mind when she returns home—like the soot stain on her finely made dress or the smear on the quilt squares her grandmother taught her to sew. As summer wears on, Patsy must find a way to understand her experience in the colored car and also deal with the more subtle injustices that her family faces in Detroit. By the end of the story, Patsy will never see the world in the same way that she did before. Elster's engaging narrative illustrates the personal impact of segregation and discrimination and reveals powerful glimpses of everyday life in 1930s Detroit. For young readers interested in American history, The Colored Car is engrossing and informative reading. Jean Alicia Elster is a professional writer of fiction for children and young adults. She is the granddaughter of Douglas and Maber (May) Jackson Ford, whose family story is the basis of The Colored Car. Her other books include Who's Jim Hines? (Wayne State University Press, 2008), which was selected as a Michigan Notable Book and a ForeWord Book of the Year finalist, and I'll Do the Right Thing, I'll Fly My Own Plane, I Have a Dream, Too! and Just Call Me Joe Joe. September 2013, 5x7.5, 224 Pages ISBN 978-0-8143-3606-9, $14.95l Paperback

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“An emotional and compelling look at how the joys of daily life and the legacy of slavery affected children of the 1930s. We are in Patsy’s kitchen when she helps with daily chores in the 1930s, we’re in her train car to witness her horror and indignation at segregation, and we are in her heart when she works at letting go of the anger.” —Ruth McNally Barshaw, author and illustrator of The Ellie McDoodle Diaries

Of Related Interest

Who's Jim Hines? Jean Alicia Elster 2008, 5x7.5, 152 Pages 10 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-3402-7 $12.95l Paperback ISBN 978-0-8143-3543-7


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Detroit | PhotographY | Urban Studies

Reveal Your Detroit An Intimate Look at a Great American City A Community Engagement Project Led by the Detroit Institute of Arts Bradford Frost Presents photos from a unique community exhibit sponsored by the Detroit Institute of Arts. Through a unique partnership model with forty-five community organizations, the Detroit Institute of Arts' 2012 community photography exhibit "Reveal Your Detroit" offered Detroit residents the chance to respond to the Museum's contemporary photography exhibition Detroit Revealed: Photographs 2000–2010. Using disposable cameras, each participant captured people, places, and things that make their lives in Detroit distinctive, inspired by the questions "what does your Detroit look like?" and "how do you want others to see it?". In the final display, over 1,700 images rotated across 60 digital photo frames, from a selection of over 10,000 submitted. For this volume, author Bradford Frost selected 192 images from the exhibit to showcase the perspectives of hundreds of residents and the places they presented, from the gritty to the sublime. Reveal Your Detroit is composed of two main sections—The Authentic City and Detroit's Vital Transformation—photo essays that evoke Detroit's spirited resolve and response to the dominant imagery of the city in decline. Photographers visit favorite Detroit sites like Eastern Market, the Detroit Riverfront, the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Comerica Park, Michigan Central Station, and the Fox Theater; but they also highlight lesser known spots, like the cobblestone streets of West Canfield in Midtown, Hostel Detroit in Corktown, and the Central Business District Community Garden Downtown. Photos highlight Detroit's vibrant street and folk art, the diversity of the city's natural environment, and the vitality of residents and businesses in a range of city neighborhoods. The participating community groups are introduced in short text sections throughout the book and credited in the captions of each photo they submitted. Frost concludes with a personal section containing snapshots of a few of his own Detroit highlights.

“Captivating, poignant, and inspiring imagery is at the heart of Reveal Your Detroit. A truly soulful look at our beloved city and the talented and dedicated groups and people who make Detroit great.” —Sue Mosey, President, Midtown Detroit, Inc.

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Reveal Your Detroit is not only a beautiful gift book and record of a transforming American city, it is also a testament to the possibilities of creative partnership between grassroots organizations and larger cultural institutions. Anyone with roots in Detroit or an interest in community-based art will appreciate the multilayered picture created by Reveal Your Detroit. Bradford Frost served as a Detroit Revitalization Fellow and Special Assistant for Community and Economic Development at the Detroit Institute of Arts from 20112013. September 2013, 10x8.5, 184 Pages, 192 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-3963-3, $24.95t Paperback

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Revolution Detroit

Reimagining Detroit

Strategies for Urban Reinvention

Opportunities for Redefining an American City

John Gallagher

John Gallagher

2013, 6x9, 208 Pages 44 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-3871-1 $24.95t Paperback ISBN 978-0-8143-3857-5

2010, 6x9, 176 Pages 33 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-3469-0 $19.95t Paperback ISBN 978-0-8143-3605-2

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A Painted Turtle book 2010 ForeWord Book of the Year Finalist! 2011 Michigan Notable Book! 2011 Eric Hoffer Book Awards Finalist!

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Detroit | American History |

Military History

Arsenal of Democracy The American Automobile Industry in World War II Charles K. Hyde Examines the role of the American automobile industry in producing vehicles, weapons, and other war products during World War II. At the peak of World War II, Detroit's automobile manufacturers accounted for one-fifth of the dollar value of the nation's total war production, and this amazing output from "the arsenal of democracy" directly contributed to the allied victory. In fact, automobile makers achieved such production miracles that many of their methods were adopted by other defense industries, particularly the aircraft industry. In Arsenal of Democracy: The American Automobile Industry in World War II, award-winning historian Charles K. Hyde details the industry's transition to a wartime production powerhouse and some of its notable achievements along the way. Hyde examines several innovative cooperative relationships that developed between the executive branch of the federal government, U.S. military services, automobile industry leaders, auto industry suppliers, and the United Automobile Workers (UAW) union, which set the industry up to achieve production miracles. He goes on to examine the struggles and achievements of individual automakers during the war years in producing items like aircraft engines, aircraft components, and complete aircraft; tanks and other armored vehicles; jeeps, trucks, and amphibians; guns, shells, and bullets of all types; and a wide range of other weapons and war goods ranging from search lights to submarine nets and gyroscopes. Hyde also considers the important role played by previously underused workers— namely African Americans and women—in the war effort and their experiences on the line. Arsenal of Democracy includes an analysis of wartime production nationally, on the automotive industry level, by individual automakers, and at the single plant level. For this thorough history, Hyde has consulted previously overlooked corporate records collected by the Automobile Manufacturers Association that are now housed in the National Automotive History Collection of the Detroit Public Library. Automotive historians, World War II scholars, and American history buffs will welcome the compelling look at wartime industry in Arsenal of Democracy. Charles K. Hyde is professor emeritus of history at Wayne State University. He is the author of Storied Independent Automakers: Nash, Hudson, and American Motors (Wayne State University Press, 2009), The Dodge Brothers: The Men, the Motor Cars, and the Legacy (Wayne State University Press, 2005), and Riding the Roller Coaster: A History of the Chrysler Corporation (Wayne State University Press, 2003). October 2013, 7x10, 264 Pages, 34 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-3951-0, $39.95s Hardback


“Hyde proves that modern wars are won not just on battlefields but also on assembly lines and shop floors.” —Patrick Malone, professor emeritus, Brown University Of Related Interest

Storied Independent Automakers

Nash, Hudson, and American Motors Charles K. Hyde

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2009, 7x10, 328 Pages 100 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-3446-1 $36.95t Hardback Great Lakes Books Series 2010 State History Award Winner! 2010 Society of Automotive Historians Award Winner! 2010 Choice Outstanding Academic Title!

The Dodge Brothers

The Men, the Motor Cars, and the Legacy Charles K. Hyde 2005, 7x10, 272 Pages 79 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-3246-7 $36.95l Hardback Great Lakes Books Series 2005 State History Award Winner! 2006 Michigan Notable Book!

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Detroit | American History |

Military History

“Old Slow Town“ Detroit during the Civil War Paul Taylor Details Detroit's tumultuous social, political, and military history during the Civil War. Though it was located far away from Southern battlefields, Detroit churned with unrest during the American Civil War. The city's population, including a large German and Irish immigrant community, mostly aligned with anti-war Democrats while the rest of the state stood with the pro-Lincoln Republicans. The virulently anti-Lincoln and anti-Black Detroit Free Press fanned the city's flames with provocative coverage of events. In "Old Slow Town": Detroit during the Civil War, award-winning author Paul Taylor contends that the anger within Detroit's diverse political and ethnic communities over questions about the war's purpose and its conduct nearly tore the city in two. Taylor charts Civil War­­–era Detroit's evolution from a quiet but growing industrial city (derisively called "old slow town" by some visitors) to a center of political contention and controversy. In eight chapters, Taylor details topics including the pre-war ethnic and commercial development of the city; fear and suspicion of "secret societies"; issues of race, gender, and economic strife during the war; Detroit's response to its soldiers' needs; and celebration and remembrance at the conclusion of the conflict. Taylor's use of rarely seen military correspondence from the National Archives, soldier and civilian diaries and letters, period articles and editorials from Detroit's Civil War–era newspapers, and his fresh, judicious synthesis of secondary sources results in a captivating depiction of Detroit's Civil War history. Until now, why events occurred as they did in Detroit during the Civil War and what life was like for its residents has only been touched upon in any number of general histories. Readers interested in American history, Civil War history, or the ethnic history of Detroit will appreciate the full picture of the time period Taylor presents in "Old Slow Town." Paul Taylor is an insurance professional and award-winning author of five books pertaining to the American Civil War, including Orlando M. Poe: Civil War General and Great Lakes Engineer.


October 2013, 6x9, 256 Pages, 30 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-3603-8, $34.95s Hardback

“Taylor has an excellent grasp of the scholarship of this period of Detroit’s history. He also includes an extensive and usable bibliography.” —Arthur M. Woodford, author of This Is Detroit: 1701–2001 (Wayne State University Press, 2001) Of Related Interest

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2007 State History Award Winner! 2008 Michigan Notable Book!

Among the Enemy

"My Brave Mechanics"

Edited by Mark Hoffman

Mark Hoffman Foreword by William M. Anderson

A Michigan Soldier’s Civil War Journal

2013, 6x9, 168 Pages 14 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-3471-3 $24.95s Paperback ISBN 978-0-8143-3853-7 Great Lakes Books Series


The First Michigan Engineers and Their Civil War

2007, 6x9, 488 Pages 35 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-3292-4 $44.95s Hardback Great Lakes Books Series

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Early Modern History and Literature | Jewish Studies

Religious Diversity and Early Modern English Texts Catholic, Judaic, Feminist, and Secular Dimensions Edited by Arthur F. Marotti and Chanita Goodblatt Investigates the religious diversity in early modern English literature and culture in relation to a dominant English Protestant national identity. In Religious Diversity and Early Modern English Texts: Catholic, Judaic, Feminist, and Secular Dimensions, editors Arthur F. Marotti and Chanita Goodblatt present thirteen essays that examine the complex religious culture of early modern England. Emphasizing particularly the marginalized discourses of Catholicism and Judaism in mainstream English Protestant culture, the authors highlight the instability of an official religious order that was troubled not only by religious heterodoxy but also by feminist and secular challenges. North American and Israeli scholars present essays on a wide range of subjects all assumed to be "marginal" but which in a real sense were central to the religious and cultural life of the Protestant English nation. Using critical methods ranging from historical analysis, deconstruction, feminist inquiry, and intertextual interpretation to pedagogical experimentation, contributors offer analyses in five sections: Minority Catholic Culture, Figuring the Jew, Hebraism and the Bible, Women and Religion, and Religion and Secularization. Essays reveal new aspects of familiar texts such as Shakespeare's King Lear and The Merchant of Venice, the psalm translations by Sir Philip Sidney and the Countess of Pembroke, Christopher Marlowe's dramas, George Herbert's poetry, Aemelia Lanyer's Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum, and John Milton's Samson Agonistes. They also call attention to works such as the mid-sixteenth-century play The Historie of Jacob and Esau, William Blundell's Catholic antiquarian writing, the series of paintings portraying the religious institute of Mary Ward, and funeral sermons for religiously active women. Contributors show that we cannot understand a culture without attending to its repressed, marginalized, and unacknowledged elements. Scholars of religious, literary, and cultural history will enjoy this illuminating collection. Arthur F. Marotti is distinguished professor emeritus of English at Wayne State University. He is the author of John Donne, Coterie Poet; Manuscript, Print and the English Renaissance Lyric; and Religious Ideology and Cultural Fantasy: Catholic and Anti-Catholic Discourses in Early Modern England; he has edited or co-edited eight volumes of essays on early modern English literature and culture. Chanita Goodblatt is associate professor of English and comparative literature at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. She is the author of The Christian Hebraism of John Donne: Written with the Fingers of Man's Hand. She has co-edited a volume of essays on early modern European literature and culture, as well as a volume on early modern women writers and the new textualism. She has also co-authored a series of essays on cognitive poetics, including a monograph essay on I. A. Richards.

“This superb collection of essays makes it clear that Catholics, Jews, women, and religious skeptics can no longer be considered to have been on the margins of early modern English Protestantism, but must be treated as constituents of the plural nature of religion in the period.” —Martin Elsky, Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York

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Anthonius Margaritha and the Jewish Faith Jewish Life and Conversion in Sixteenth-Century Germany

Contributors: Sanford Budick, Noam Flinker, Lowell Gallagher, Chanita Goodblatt, Achsah Guibbory, Phebe Jensen, Arthur F. Marotti, Yaakov Mascetti, Avraham Oz, Anne Lake Prescott, Noam Reisner, Jeanne Shami, Elliott M. Simon October 2013, 6x9, 416 Pages, 15 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-3955-8, $54.95s Hardback

Michael T. Walton 2012, 6x9, 264 Pages 28 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-3800-1 $44.95s Paperback ISBN 978-0-8143-3



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Film His Fairy-tale Studies | Literary Criticism and Theory

Fairy Tales Transformed? Twenty-First-Century Adaptations and the Politics of Wonder Cristina Bacchilega Investigates early twenty-first-century fairy-tale transformations to explore the politics and poetics of adaptation. Fairy-tale adaptations are ubiquitous in modern popular culture, but readers and scholars alike may take for granted the many voices and traditions folded into today's tales. In Fairy Tales Transformed?: Twenty-First-Century Adaptations and the Politics of Wonder, accomplished fairy-tale scholar Cristina Bacchilega traces what she terms a "fairy-tale web" of multivocal influences in modern adaptations, asking how tales have been changed by and for the early twenty-first century. Dealing mainly with literary and cinematic adaptations for adults and young adults, Bacchilega investigates the linked and yet divergent social projects these fairy tales imagine, their participation and competition in multiple genre and media systems, and their relation to a politics of wonder that contests a naturalized hierarchy of Euro-American literary fairy tale over folktale and other wonder genres. Bacchilega begins by assessing changes in contemporary understandings and adaptations of the Euro-American fairy tale since the 1970s, and introduces the fairytale web as a network of reading and writing practices with a long history shaped by forces of gender politics, capitalism, and colonialism. In the chapters that follow, Bacchilega considers a range of texts, from high profile films like Disney's Enchanted, Guillermo del Toro's Pan's Labyrinth, and Catherine Breillat's Bluebeard to literary adaptations like Nalo Hopkinson's Skin Folk, Emma Donoghue's Kissing the Witch, and Bill Willingham's popular comics series, Fables. She looks at the fairy-tale web from a number of approaches, including adaptation as "activist response" in Chapter 1, as remediation within convergence culture in Chapter 2, and a space of genre mixing in Chapter 3. Chapter 4 connects adaptation with issues of translation and stereotyping to discuss mainstream North American adaptations of The Arabian Nights as "media text" in post-9/11 globalized culture. Bacchilega's epilogue invites scholars to intensify their attention to multimedia fairy-tale traditions and the relationship of folk and fairy tales with other cultures' wonder genres. Scholars of fairy-tale studies will enjoy Bacchilega's significant new study of contemporary adaptations. Cristina Bacchilega is professor of English at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa, where she teaches fairy tales and their adaptations, folklore and literature, and cultural studies. She is also the author of Postmodern Fairy Tales: Gender and Narrative Strategies and of Legendary Hawai'i and the Politics of Place: Tradition, Translation, and Tourism, and the co-editor with Danielle Roemer of Angela Carter and the Fairy Tale (Wayne State University Press, 2001) and with Donatella Izzo and Bryan Kamaoli Kuwada of Anglistica's special issue on "Sustaining Hawaiian Sovereignty."


November 2013, 6x9, 296 Pages, 65 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-3487-4, $32.95s Paperback

“Engaging the TV watcher, the folktale scholar, and the world of sampling, wiki, and remix, Cristina Bacchilega uncovers the magic and wonder proclaimed to that world by fairy tales.” —Lee Haring, Professor Emeritus of English, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York Of Related Interest

2011 Choice Outstanding Academic Title!

Critical and Creative Perspectives on Fairy Tales An Intertextual Dialogue between Fairy-Tale Scholarship and Postmodern Retellings

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Vanessa Joosen 2011, 6x9, 376 Pages 25 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-3452-2 $29.95s Paperback

Marvelous Geometry

Narrative and Metafiction in Modern Fairy Tale Jessica Tiffin 2009, 6x9, 264 Pages ISBN 978-0-8143-3262-7 $29.95s Paperback ISBN 978-0-8143-3572-7


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story | Film Theory and Criticism | Masculinity | Performance Studies Fairy-tale Studies | Literary Criticism and Theory | Translation

Revisioning Red Riding Hood Around the World An Anthology of International Retellings Sandra L. Beckett Collects more than fifty versions of the Little Red Riding Hood story from a wide range of countries and cultures. Across various time periods, audiences, aesthetics, and cultural landscapes, Little Red Riding Hood is a universal icon, and her story is one of the world's most retold tales. In Revisioning Red Riding Hood Around the World: An Anthology of International Retellings, Sandra L. Beckett presents over fifty notable modern retellings, only two of which have appeared previously in English. The tales include works published in twenty-three countries and sixteen languages, in texts that span more than a century, but with the majority written in the last fifty years. They include retellings for children, adolescents, and adults, as well as crossover works intended for an audience of all ages. The tales in this volume progress from works that recast the story of Little Red Riding Hood from traditional perspectives through more playful versions to more unconventional approaches. Seven sections are arranged thematically: Cautionary Tales for Modern Riding Hoods, Contemporary Riding Hoods Come of Age, Playing with the Story of Red Riding Hood and the Wolf, Rehabilitating the Wolf, The Wolf's Story, The Wolf Within, and Running with the Wolves. Beckett provides an interpretative introduction to each text and insightful information on its author and/or illustrator. A variety of genres are represented, including fairy tale, short story, novella, novel, poetry, illustrated books, and picture books. More than 90 illustrations, both color plates and black-and-white images, reveal further narrative layers of meaning. The number and diversity of retellings in Revisioning Red Riding Hood demonstrate the tale's remarkable versatility and its exceptional status in the collective unconscious and in literary culture, even beyond the confines of the Western world. This unique anthology contributes to cross-cultural exchange and facilitates comparative study of the tale for readers interested in fairy-tale studies, cultural studies, and literary history. Sandra L. Beckett is professor of French at Brock University. She is the author of Red Riding Hood for All Ages: A Fairy-Tale Icon in Cross-Cultural Contexts (Wayne State University Press, 2008), Crossover Picturebooks: A Genre for All Ages, Crossover Fiction: Global and Historical Perspectives, Recycling Red Riding Hood, and De grands romanciers écrivent pour les enfants, among others. She has also edited several books, including Beyond Babar: The European Tradition in Children's Literature, Transcending Boundaries: Writing for a Dual Audience of Children and Adults, and Reflections of Change: Children's Literature Since 1945. November 2013, 6x9, 416 Pages, 97 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-3479-9, $34.95s Paperback

“Beckett updates, and vastly expands, the scope of literary variants found in Jack Zipes’s pioneering The Trials and Tribulations of Little Red Riding Hood (Routledge, 2nd ed. 1993). Beckett’s unrivaled collection makes available to a wide English-speaking readership many unknown recreations of the Little Red Riding Hood theme, penned by a wide spectrum of international authors.” —Cristina Bacchilega, author of Fairy Tales Transformed?: Twenty-First-Century Adaptations and the Politics of Wonder (Wayne State University Press, 2013) Of Related Interest


Red Riding Hood for All Ages A Fairy-Tale Icon in CrossCultural Contexts

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Sandra L. Beckett 2008, 6x9, 288 Pages 55 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-3306-8 $29.95s Paperback Series in Fairy-Tale Studies

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Fairy-tale Studies | Filmmakers | Gender

Queer Enchantments Gender, Sexuality, and Class in the Fairy-Tale Cinema of Jacques Demy Anne E. Duggan Examines director Jacques Demy's use of the fairy tale as a means to explore issues of gender, sexuality, and class. To the uninitiated, the films of French New Wave director Jacques Demy can seem strange and even laughable, with their gaudy color schemes and sung dialogue. Yet since the late 1990s, a generation of queer filmmakers in France have found new inspiration in Demy's cinema. In this volume, author Anne E. Duggan examines Jacques Demy's queer sensibility in connection with another understudied characteristic of his oeuvre: his recurrent use of the fairy tale. In Queer Enchantments: Gender, Sexuality, and Class in the Fairy-Tale Cinema of Jacques Demy, Duggan demonstrates that Demy uses fairy-tale devices to explore and expand the identity categories of his characters, while he broadens the possibilities of the genre of the fairy tale through his cinematic revisions. In each chapter, Duggan examines how Demy strategically unfolds, challenges, and teases out the subversive qualities of fairy-tale paradigms. In chapter 1, Duggan reads Demy's Lola and The Umbrellas of Cherbourg through the lens of "Cinderella" and "Sleeping Beauty," while in chapter 2, she explores Demy's revision of Charles Perrault's "Donkey Skin" from the particular angle of gay aesthetics. In chapter 3, Duggan situates Demy's rendition of The Pied Piper in relation to a specifically Franco-American tradition of the legend, which thus far has not received critical attention. Finally, in Chapter 4, she examines the ways in which Demy's Lady Oscar represents the undoing of the figure of the maiden warrior. An epilogue reads Demy's fairy-tale cinema as exemplary of the postmodern tale. Duggan shows that Demy's cinema heightens the inherent tensions and troubles that were already present in fairy-tale texts and uses them to illustrate both the constraints and utopian possibilities of the fairy tale. Both film and fairy-tale studies scholars will enjoy Duggan's fresh look at the distinctive cinema of Jacques Demy. Anne E. Duggan is associate professor of French and director of the Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies program at Wayne State University. She is author of Salonnières, Fairies, and Furies: The Politics of Gender and Cultural Change in Absolutist France and associate editor of Marvels & Tales: Journal of Fairy-Tale Studies.


October 2013, 6x9, 224 Pages, 30 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-3509-3, $29.95s Paperback

“There’s queer film theory; there’s queer fairy-tale theory; now there’s queer fairy-tale film theory! Experts in film studies and in fairy-tale studies who deal with fairy-tale cinema sometimes gripe about the other’s lack of sophistication in their research subject. But in Queer Enchantments, Anne E. Duggan, well versed in both areas, provides an enjoyable and satisfyingly thorough reading of Jacques Demy’s fairy-tale films and fairytale intertexts.” —Pauline Greenhill, co-editor of Transgressive Tales: Queering the Grimms (Wayne State University Press, 2012) Of Related Interest

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Transgressive Tales Queering the Grimms

Edited by Kay Turner and Pauline Greenhill 2012, 6x9, 368 Pages 50 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-3481-2 $29.95s Paperback ISBN 978-0-8143-3810-0


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Fairy-tale Studies | Translation | Literary Criticism and Theory

Reading, Translating, Rewriting Angela Carter's Translational Poetics Martine Hennard Dutheil de la Rochère Uncovers the neglected role of translation in Angela Carter's fairy-tale-inspired fiction. In translating Charles Perrault's seventeenth-century Histoires ou contes du temps passé, avec des Moralités into English, Angela Carter worked to modernize the language and message of the tales before rewriting many of them for her own famous collection of fairy tales for adults, The Bloody Chamber, published two years later. In Reading, Translating, Rewriting: Angela Carter's Translational Poetics, author Martine Hennard Dutheil de la Rochère delves into Carter's The Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault (1977) to illustrate that this translation project had a significant impact on Carter's own writing practice. Hennard combines close analyses of both texts with an attention to Carter's active role in the translation and composition process to explore this previously unstudied aspect of Carter's work. She further uncovers the role of female fairy-tale writers and folktales associated with the Grimms' Kinder- und Hausmärchen in the rewriting process, unlocking new doors to The Bloody Chamber. Hennard begins by considering the editorial evolution of The Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault from 1977 to the present day, as Perrault's tales have been rediscovered and repurposed. In the chapters that follow, she examines specific linkages between Carter's Perrault translation and The Bloody Chamber, including targeted analysis of the stories of Red Riding Hood, Bluebeard, Puss-in-Boots, Beauty and the Beast, Sleeping Beauty, and Cinderella. Hennard demonstrates how, even before The Bloody Chamber, Carter intervened in the fairy-tale debate of the late 1970s by reclaiming Perrault for feminist readers when she discovered that the morals of his worldly tales lent themselves to her own materialist and feminist goals. Hennard argues that The Bloody Chamber can therefore be seen as the continuation of and counterpoint to The Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault, as it explores the potential of the familiar stories for alternative retellings. While the critical consensus reads into Carter an imperative to subvert classic fairy tales, the book shows that Carter valued in Perrault a practical educator as well as a proto-folklorist and went on to respond to more hidden aspects of his texts in her rewritings. Reading, Translating, Rewriting is informative reading for students and teachers of fairy-tale studies and translation studies. Martine Hennard Dutheil de la Rochère is professor of English and comparative literature at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland. Her most recent book is Des Fata aux fées: regards croisés de l'Antiquité à nos jours. November 2013, 6x9, 368 Pages, 21 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-3634-2, $29.95s Paperback


“Carter has been the subject of many books and articles, particularly since her death in 1992. What sets Mme Hennard’s book apart from the crowd is her focus on Carter’s translations. She documents Carter’s movement from translation to new composition, with excellent references to contemporary translation theory and with a keen sense of the ways Carter transmutes her discoveries into something unexpected.” —Elizabeth Wanning Harries, Helen and Laura Shedd Professor Emerita of Modern Languages at Smith College

Of Related Interest

Series in Fairy-Tale Studies

Angela Carter and the Fairy Tale Edited by Danielle M. Roemer and Cristina Bacchilega 2001, 6x9, 272 Pages 4 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-2905-4 $23.95s Paperback

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Film History | Film Theory and Criticism | Media Studies

Documenting the Documentary Close Readings of Documentary Film and Video, New and Expanded Edition Edited by Barry Keith Grant and Jeannette Sloniowski Foreword by Bill Nichols Essays on important documentary films from a wide range of critical and theoretical perspectives. Originally released in 1998, Documenting the Documentary responded to a scholarly landscape in which documentary film was largely understudied and undervalued aesthetically, and analyzed instead through issues of ethics, politics, and film technology. Editors Barry Keith Grant and Jeannette Sloniowski addressed this gap by presenting a useful survey of the artistic and persuasive aspects of documentary film from a range of critical viewpoints. This new edition of Documenting the Documentary adds five new essays on more recent films in addition to the text of the first edition. Thirty-one film and media scholars, many of them among the most important voices in the area of documentary film, cover the significant developments in the history of documentary filmmaking from Nanook of the North (1922), the first commercially released documentary feature, to contemporary independent film and video productions like Werner Herzog's Grizzly Man (2005) and the controversial Borat (2006). The works discussed also include representative examples of many important national and stylistic movements and various production contexts, from mainstream to avant-garde. In all, this volume offers a series of rich and revealing analyses of those "regimes of truth" that still fascinate filmgoers as much today as they did at the very beginnings of film history. As documentary film and visual media become increasingly important ways for audiences to process news and information, Documenting the Documentary continues to be a vital resource to understanding the genre. Students and teachers of film studies and fans of documentary film will appreciate this expanded classic volume. Barry Keith Grant is professor of film studies in the Department of Communication, Popular Culture and Film at Brock University in Ontario, Canada. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, he is the author or editor of numerous books, including Voyages of Discovery: The Cinema of Frederick Wiseman, 100 Documentary Films (with Jim Hillier) and Shadows of Doubt: Negotiations of Masculinity in American Genre Films (Wayne State University Press, 2011). Jeannette Sloniowski is associate professor in the Department of Communication, Popular Culture and Film and the graduate program in popular culture at Brock University. Her publications include Canadian Communications: Issues in Contemporary Media and Culture, Detecting Canada: Essays on Canadian Detective Fiction, Candid Eyes: Essays on Canadian Documentaries, and Slippery Pastimes: A Canadian Popular Reader.


December 2013, 6x9, 544 Pages, 67 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-3971-8, $34.95s Paperback

Contributors: Matthew Bernstein, Virginia Bonner, John R. Cook, Seth Feldman, Lucy Fischer, Caryl Flinn, Sandy Flitterman-Lewis, Barry Keith Grant, William Guynn, Jeanne Hall, David T. Johnson, Charlie Keil, Jim Leach, Julia Lesage, Paula J. Massood, Joan Nicks, Sheila Petty, Carl Plantinga, William Rothman, Jeffrey K. Ruoff, Catherine Russell, Jeannette Slonioswki, Vivian Sobchack, Robert Stam, Bart Testa, Frank P. Tomasulo, Leshu Torchin, Thomas Waugh, Linda Williams

Of Related Interest

Shadows of Doubt

Negotiations of Masculinity in American Genre Films Barry Keith Grant 2010, 6x9, 256 Pages 32 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-3457-7 $29.95s Paperback ISBN 978-0-8143-3691-5

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Film Theory and Criticism |

Masculinity | Performance studies

Montgomery Clift, Queer Star Elisabetta Girelli Considers Montgomery Clift's star persona, film roles, and performances through the lens of queer theory. Strikingly beautiful and exceptionally talented, Montgomery Clift was at the peak of his fame in 1956 when a devastating car crash nearly destroyed his face. While this traumatic event robbed him of his heartthrob status and turned him into a somewhat disturbing, socially alienated character, author Elisabetta Girelli argues that Clift had always combined on-screen erotic ambiguity with real-life sexual nonconformity. In Montgomery Clift, Queer Star she maps the development of Clift's subversive image over the span of his entire career, approaching Clift as a queer signifier who defied normative cultural structures. From the sexually ambivalent "beautiful boy" of his early films, to the seemingly asexual, transgressive, and often distressed man of his last years, Girelli argues that Clift shows remarkable consistency as a star: his presence always challenges established notions of virility, sexuality, and bodily "normality." Girelli's groundbreaking analysis uses queer theory to assess Clift's disruptive legacy, engaging with key critical concepts such as the closet, performativity, queer shame, crip theory, and queer temporality. She balances theoretical frameworks with extensive close readings of his performances and a consideration of how Clift's personal life, and public perceptions of it, informed his overall image as a deviant star and man. Montgomery Clift, Queer Star offers a comprehensive critical assessment of Clift through classic texts of queer criticism, as well as new interventions in the field. Scholars of gender and film, performance studies, queer and sexuality studies, and masculinity studies will appreciate this compelling study. Elisabetta Girelli is a lecturer in film studies at the University of St. Andrews. She is the author of Beauty and the Beast: Italianness in British Cinema, and of several scholarly articles on issues of identity, space, and history in film. December 2013, 6x9, 296 Pages, 20 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-3514-7, $31.95s Paperback

Contemporary Approaches to Film and Media Series


“This eloquently written volume has clarity, precision, and focus, building well on work that has come before.” —Christina Lane, associate professor of film studies at the University of Miami Of Related Interest

Vincente Minnelli

The Art of Entertainment

Gay Representation in Israeli Cinema

Edited by Joe McElhaney 2008, 6x9, 472 Pages 34 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-3307-5 $29.95s Paperback ISBN 978-0-8143-3753-0

Soldiers, Rebels, and Drifters Nir Cohen


2011, 6x9, 264 Pages 28 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-3478-2 $27.95s Paperback ISBN 978-0-8143-3709-7


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Film Theory and Criticism | Masculinity | Performance studies

Buffoon Men Classic Hollywood Comedians and Queered Masculinity Scott Balcerzak Analyzes the complicated gender histories of male comedians of the early Classic Hollywood era. Film scholars and fans have used distinctive terms to describe the Classic Hollywood comedian: He is a "trickster," a "rebel," or a "buffoon." Yet the performer is almost always described as a "he." In Buffoon Men: Classic Hollywood Comedians and Queered Masculinity, Scott Balcerzak reads the performances of notable comedians such as W. C. Fields, Eddie Cantor, Jack Benny, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, Bert Wheeler and Robert Woolsey, and Bud Abbott and Lou Costello through humor and queer theory to expose a problematic history of maleness in their personas. He argues that contrary to popular notions of Classic Hollywood history, these male comedians rearranged or, at times, rejected heteronormative protocols. Balcerzak begins by defining the particular buffoonish masculinity portrayed by early film comedians, a gender and genre construct influenced by the cultural anxieties of the 1930s and '40s. In chapter 1, he considers the onscreen pairing of W. C. Fields and Mae West to identify a queered sexuality and drag persona in Fields's performance, while in chapter 2 he examines the two major constructions of Fields's film persona-the confidence man and the husband-to show Fields to be a conflicted and subversive figure. In chapter 3, Balcerzak considers the assimilation and influence of Eddie Cantor as a Jewish celebrity, while he turns to the crossmedia influence of Jack Benny's radio persona in chapter 4. In Chapters 5 and 6, he moves beyond the individual performer to examine the complex masculine brotherhood of comedy duos Laurel and Hardy, Abbott and Costello, and Bert Wheeler and Robert Woolsey. Buffoon Men shows that the complicated history of the male comedian during the early sound era has much to tell us about multimedia comedic stars today. Fans and scholars of film history, gender studies, and broadcast studies will appreciate Balcerzak's thorough exploration of the era's fascinating gender constructs.

“A major contribution to comedian studies, and offers a fascinating perspective on the queered performances by some of the most beloved funnymen of Hollywood’s Golden Age.”

Scott Balcerzak is assistant professor of film and literature in the Department of English at Northern Illinois University. He is the co-editor of Cinephilia in the Age of Digital Reproduction: Film, Pleasure, and Digital Culture, Vols. 1 and 2.

Of Related Interest

—Robert Lang, author of Masculine Interests: Homoerotics in Hollywood Film


October 2013, 6x9, 280 Pages, 19 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-3965-7, $29.95s Paperback

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Running Scared

Millennial Masculinity

Peter Lehman

Edited by Timothy Shary

2007, 6x9, 296 Pages 30 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-3339-6 $34.95s Paperback

2012, 6x9, 384 Pages 45 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-3435-5 $29.95s Paperback ISBN 978-0-8143-3435-5

Masculinity and the Men in Contemporary Representation of the Male Body American Cinema

Contemporary Approaches to Film and Media Series


Contemporary Approaches to Film and Media Series

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Film Theory and Criticism | Food | World Cinema

Appetites and Anxieties Food, Film, and the Politics of Representation Cynthia Baron, Diane Carson, and Mark Bernard Employs the foodways paradigm to analyze the ideological dimensions of food imagery and food behavior in fiction and documentary films. Cinema is a mosaic of memorable food scenes. Detectives drink alone. Gangsters talk with their mouths full. Families around the world argue at dinner. Food documentaries challenge popular consumption-centered visions. In Appetites and Anxieties: Food, Film, and the Politics of Representation, authors Cynthia Baron, Diane Carson, and Mark Bernard use a foodways paradigm, drawn from the fields of folklore and cultural anthropology, to illuminate film's cultural and material politics. In looking at how films do and do not represent food procurement, preparation, presentation, consumption, clean-up, and disposal, the authors bring the pleasures, dangers, and implications of consumption to center stage. In nine chapters, Baron, Carson, and Bernard consider food in fiction films and documentaries—from both American and international cinema. The first chapter examines film practice from the foodways perspective, supplying a foundation for the collection of case studies that follow. Chapter 2 takes a political economy approach as it examines the food industry and the film industry's policies that determine representations of food in film. In chapter 3, the authors explore food and food interactions as a means for creating community in Bagdad Café, while in chapter 4 they take a close look at 301/302, in which food is used to mount social critique. Chapter 5 focuses on cannibal films, showing how the foodways paradigm unlocks the implications of films that dramatize one of society's greatest food taboos. In chapter 6, the authors demonstrate ways that insights generated by the foodways lens can enrich genre and auteur studies. Chapter 7 considers documentaries about food and water resources, while chapter 8 examines food documentaries that slip through the cracks of film censorship by going into exhibition without an MPAA rating. Finally, in chapter 9, the authors study films from several national cinemas to explore the intersection of food, gender, and ethnicity. Four appendices provide insights from a food stylist, a selected filmography of fiction films and a filmography of documentaries that feature foodways components, and a list of selected works in food and cultural studies. Scholars of film studies and food studies will enjoy the thought-provoking analysis of Appetites and Anxieties. Cynthia Baron is the author of Denzel Washington. She is also co-author of Reframing Screen Performance and co-editor of More Than a Method: Trends and Traditions in Contemporary Film Performance (Wayne State University Press, 2004). Mark Bernard is the author of Selling the Splat Pack: The DVD Revolution and the American Horror Film and co-author of a forthcoming book on horror film performance and cult reception.

“Offers a wealth of material for the uninitiated, highlighting an area of film studies that, as yet, remains largely under-researched, but that will undoubtedly become more important as the general interest in food, from cooking as a recreational activity, to health implications and environmental issues, continues to grow.” —Hilary Radner, co-editor of Jane Campion: Cinema, Nation, Identity (Wayne State University Press, 2009)

Of Related Interest

More Than a Method

Trends and Traditions in Contemporary Film Performance

Diane Carson is the editor of John Sayles: Interviews and co-editor of Sayles Talk: New Perspectives on Independent Filmmaker John Sayles (Wayne State University Press, 2006). She is also co-editor of More Than a Method (Wayne State University Press, 2004), Shared Differences: Multicultural Media and Practical Pedagogy, and Multiple Voices in Feminist Film Criticism. December 2013, 6x9, 312 Pages, 37 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-3431-7, $31.95s Paperback

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Edited by Cynthia Baron, Diane Carson, and Frank P. Tomasulo 2004, 6x9, 368 Pages 63 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-3079-1 $29.95s Paperback


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Jewish Studies

“Guidance, Not Governance“ Rabbi Solomon B. Freehof and Reform Responsa Joan S. Friedman This pioneering study analyzes Freehof's responsa on a select number of topics that illustrate the evolution of American Reform Judaism in the second half of the twentieth century and assesses his role in guiding and shaping the movement. Solomon Bennett Freehof (1892–1990) was one of America's most distinguished Reform rabbis. Ordained at Hebrew Union College in 1915, he was of the generation of Reform rabbis from east European immigrant backgrounds who moved Reform Judaism away from its "classical" form toward a reappropriation of some traditional practices. Freehof himself, however, was less interested in restoring discarded rituals and more concerned with articulating the way in which the Reform approach to ritual observance was rooted in the classic halakhic tradition. Like his teacher and mentor, Jacob Z. Lauterbach, Freehof held that Reform Jews needed to study the halakhah not to know and adhere to codified law, but to be guided in decision making by its values and its ethical insights. In the 1940s, as some in the Reform rabbinate called for a code of practice and others resisted anything resembling the imposition of standards, Freehof attempted to chart a centrist course for Reform Judaism by proposing a taxonomy of Reform Jewish practice whereby only personal status and liturgical matters were to be decided authoritatively by the rabbis, while in all other areas of practice popular creativity—which he equated with minhag—was determinative, subject to loose rabbinic oversight guided by the "ethical spirit" of the halakhah. He followed through on this proposal by writing Reform Jewish Practice and Its Rabbinic Background, a two-volume work that became a de facto guide for Reform Jews. While Freehof resisted any attempt at creating a code of Reform practice, he advocated turning to the halakhic tradition for guidance on an ongoing basis through the writing of responsa. In the 1940s he emerged as the Reform movement's premier scholar of responsa because of his wartime chairmanship of the committee that wrote responsa for Jewish military chaplains. In the postwar era, as the children of east European immigrants flocked to new Reform synagogues in the new suburbs, bringing a more traditional sensibility with them, many Reform Jews were uncertain about what constituted proper observance in a Reform context. They began turning to Freehof for answers even before he was named chairman of the CCAR Responsa Committee in 1956. Over nearly five decades Freehof answered several thousand inquiries regarding Jewish practice, publishing several hundred of these in eight volumes of "Reform responsa." Joan S. Friedman is assistant professor of history and religious studies at the College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio. She received her doctorate in Jewish history from Columbia University and her rabbinic ordination from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York.

Of Related Interest

A Window on Their World

The Court Diaries of Rabbi Hayyim Gundersheim Frankfurt am Main, 1773–1794

August 2013, 6x9, 300 Pages ISBN 978-0-87820-467-0, $34.95s Hardback

Edward Fram

Published by Hebrew Union College Press and distributed by Wayne State University Press

2012, 7x10, 656 Pages ISBN 978-0-87820-253-9 $65.00s Hardback Published by Hebrew Union College Press and distributed by Wayne State University Press

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University of Alberta Press

Wayne State University Press is pleased to announce distribution of select titles for the University of Alberta Press! Founded in 1969, the University of Alberta Press publishes quality nonfiction as well as textbooks, fiction, and poetry. New books for Fall & Winter 2013 are listed below. To see the full list of books available, please visit our website at

Miriam Green Ellis

Will not forget both laughter and tears

Patricia Demers

Tomoko Mitani

Champion of the West

An Anatomy of a Book Burning

Articles, photographs, slides, manuscripts, diaries, and letters; an unparalleled collection of cultural and ethnographic value. March 2013, 11.25x8.5, 80 Pages ISBN 978-1551953-15-1 $39.95s Paperback

Yukari F. Meldrum, Translator

Japanese "private writer" bridges gap between traditional and pop cultures with stories of the ordinary. October 2013, 6x9, 148 Pages ISBN 978-0-888645-44-9 $24.95t Paperback

At the Limit of Breath

Poems on the films of Jean-Luc Godard Stephen Scobie


Stephen Scobie reflects on the cinema of Jean-Luc Godard with poems for 44 Godard films.

Edited by Naomi K. Lewis and Rona Altrows

An Anthology Shyness needs no cure, claim the authors of thoughtful, raw, and humorous essays and poems.

October 2013, 5.25x8.75, 88 Pages ISBN 978-0-888646-71-2 $19.95t Paperback

October 2013, 5.25x8.75, 160 Pages ISBN 978-0-888646-70-5 $24.95t Paperback

Just Getting Started

Edmonton Public Library's First 100 Years, 1913–2013 Todd Babiak

Novelist Todd Babiak commemorates Edmonton Public Library's centenary with a bustling narrative and rich history.

Aboriginal Populations

Social, Demographic, and Epidemiological Perspectives Frank Trovato & Anatole Romaniuk

October 2013, 6x9, 360 Pages ISBN 978-0-888647-29-0 $45.00t Hardback ISBN 978-0-888647-28-3 $24.95t Paperback

Extended and comparative social demography of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada and beyond by worldrenowned experts.

Sanctioned Ignorance

The Politics of Knowledge Production and the Teaching of the Literatures of Canada

November 2013, 6x9, 600 Pages ISBN 978-0-888646-25-5 $60.00t Paperback

Paul W. Martin

Bilingual literary scholar builds bridges spanning institutional silos to found an inclusive "literatures of Canada." November 2013, 6x9, 400 Pages ISBN 978-0-888645-45-6 $49.95s Paperback


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Marvels & Tales

Drake Stutesman, Editor

Donald Haase, Editor

Framework is an international journal dedicated to theoretical and historical work on the diverse and current trends in media and film scholarship. The journal’s multicultural coverage, interdisciplinary focus, and the high caliber of its writers contribute to important interconnections between regional cinemas, practioners, academics, critics, and students. Framework is committed to publishing articles from interdisciplinary and global perspectives.

Marvels & Tales is a peer-reviewed journal that is international and multidisciplinary in orientation. The journal publishes scholarly work dealing with the fairy tale in any of its diverse manifestations and contexts. Marvels & Tales provides a central forum for fairy-tale studies by scholars of psychology, gender studies, children’s literature, social and cultural history, anthropology, film studies, ethnic studies, art and music history, and others.

The Journal of Cinema and Media

Journal of Fairy-Tale Studies

ISSN 0306-7661, Published 2 times per year, online and print subscription available Institutions: $100 per year / Individuals: $42 per year / Students: $12 per year

ISSN 1521-4281, Published 2 times per year, online and print subscription available Institutions: $106 per year/ Individuals: $44 per year / Students: $25 per year



A Quarterly for Literature and the Arts

Journal for Theoretical Studies in Media and Culture

renée c. hoogland, Editor

Akira Mizuta Lippit, General Editor James Leo Cahill, Carl Good, Genevieve Yue, Editors

Criticism provides a forum for current scholarship on literature, media, music, and visual culture. A place for rigorous theoretical and critical debate as well as formal and methodological self-reflexivity and experimentation, Criticism aims to present contemporary thought at its most vital.

Discourse explores a variety of topics in contemporary cultural studies, theories of media and literature, and the politics of sexuality, including questions of language and psychoanalysis. The journal publishes valuable and innovative essays on a wide range of cultural phenomena, promoting theoretical approaches to literature, film, the visual arts, and related media.

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Merrill-Palmer Quarterly

October 2012

Volume 84, Number 5

Human Biology

The International Journal of Population Biology and Genetics

Journal of Developmental Psychology Gary Ladd, Editor

Ripan S. Malhi & Brian M. Kemp, Editors

This internationally acclaimed periodical features empirical and theoretical papers on child development and family-child relationships. A high-quality resource for researchers, writers, teachers, and practitioners, the journal contains up-to-date information on advances in developmental theories; research on infants, children, adolescents, and families; commentaries by experts; and reviews of important new books in development.

A worldwide forum for state-of-the-art ideas, methods, and techniques in the field, Human Biology focuses on genetics in the broadest sense. Included under this rubric are population genetics, evolutionary and genetic demography, quantitative genetics, genetic epidemiology, behavioral genetics, molecular genetics, and growth physiology parameters focusing on genetic/environmental interactions.

The International Journal of Population Genetics and Anthropology The Official Publication of the American Association of Anthropological Genetics

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New Journals!

New in 2013:

Fairy Tale Review Kate Bernheimer, Editor Wayne State University Press is now publishing Fairy Tale Review! Currently in its ninth year of publication, Fairy Tale Review is an annual literary journal dedicated to publishing new fairy-tale fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. The journal seeks to expand the conversation about fairy tales among practitioners, scholars, and general readers. Contents reflect a diverse spectrum of literary artists working with fairy tales in many languages and styles. ISSN 1556-6153, Published 1 time per year, online and print subscription available Institutions: $45 per year / Individuals: $15 per year / Students: $8 per year

Jewish Film & New Media An International Journal

Nathan Abrams & Nir Cohen, Editors Wayne State University Press published the inaugural issue of Jewish Film & New Media in 2013! Jewish Film & New Media provides an outlet for research into any aspect of Jewish film, television, and new media and is unique in its interdisciplinary nature, exploring the rich and diverse cultural heritage across the globe. The journal is distinctive in bringing together a range of cinemas, televisions, films, and programs, and other digital material in one volume and its positioning of the discussions within a wide range of contexts—the cultural, historical, textual, and many others. ISSN 2169-0324, Published 2 times per year, online and print subscription available Institutions: $125 per year / Individuals: $52 per year / Students: $26 per year

Storytelling, Self, Society

An Interdisciplinary Journal of Storytelling Studies Joseph Sobol & Caren S. Niele, Editors Wayne State University Press is now publishing Storytelling, Self, Society! Storytelling, Self, Society is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal that publishes scholarship on a wide variety of topics related to oral narrative in performance, as social or cultural discourse, and in a variety of professional, and disciplinary contexts. ISSN 1550-5340, Published 2 times per year, online and print subscription available Institutions: $245 per year / Individuals: $108 per year / Students: $36 per year

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Recent and Recommended Revolution Detroit

Living Together

Strategies for Urban Reinvention

Short Stories and a Novella by Gloria Whelan

John Gallagher 2013, 6x9, 208 Pages 44 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-3871-1 $24.95t Paperback ISBN 978-0-8143-3857-5

2013, 5.5x8.5, 296 Pages ISBN 978-0-8143-3896-4 $18.95t Paperback ISBN 978-0-8143-3897-1



Made in Michigan Writers Series

Poems by Jack Ridl 2013, 6x9, 176 Pages 1 Illustration ISBN 978-0-8143-3453-9 $17.95s Paperback ISBN 978-0-8143-3539-0


Made in Michigan Writers Series

A Painted Turtle book

Redevelopment and Race

The Way North

Collected Upper Peninsula New Works

Planning a Finer City in Postwar Detroit

2013, 5.5x8.5, 280 Pages ISBN 978-0-8143-3865-0 $18.95t Paperback ISBN 978-0-8143-3866-7

Earth Again Poems by Chris Dombrowski 2013, 6.5x8, 96 Pages ISBN 978-0-8143-3729-5 $15.95s Paperback ISBN 978-0-8143-3908-4

Edited by Ron Riekki

June Manning Thomas 2013, 7x10, 296 Pages 78 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-3907-7 $29.95s Paperback ISBN 978-0-8143-3730-1

Practicing to Walk Like a Heron



Made in Michigan Writers Series

Made in Michigan Writers Series


Great Lakes Books Series

The Last Laugh Strange Humors of Cinema

Cinema and Community

Edited by Yannis Tzioumakis and Siân Lincoln

Moya Luckett

Dirty Dancing and Popular Culture

Edited by Murray Pomerance 2013, 6x9, 256 Pages 39 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-3513-0 $31.95s Paperback ISBN 978-0-8143-3855-1

The Time of Our Lives

2013, 6x9, 352 Pages 20 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-3624-3 $29.95s Paperback ISBN 978-0-8143-3625-0


Contemporary Approaches to Film and Media Series


Contemporary Approaches to Film and Media Series

The Buildings of Detroit

Detroit’s Historic Places of Worship

W. Hawkins Ferry Foreword by John Gallagher

Compiled and edited by Marla O. Collum, Barbara E. Krueger, and Dorothy Kostuch Foreword by John Gallagher

A History

2012, 8.5x11.25, 512 Pages 475 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-1665-8 $99.00s Hardback

2012, 8.5x11, 272 Pages 188 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-3424-9 $39.95t Hardback ISBN 978-0-8143-3811-7


A Painted Turtle book 2013 Michigan Notable Book!


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Progressivism, Exhibition, and Film Culture in Chicago, 1907-1917

2013, 6x9, 424 Pages ISBN 978-0-8143-3725-7 $31.95s Paperback ISBN 978-0-8143-3726-4


Contemporary Approaches to Film and Media Series

Choosing Yiddish

New Frontiers of Language and Culture Edited by Lara Rabinovitch, Hannah S. Pressman, and Shiri Goren 2012, 7x10, 408 Pages 17 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-3444-7 $34.95s Paperback ISBN 978-0-8143-3799-8


Bestsellers American Salvage

American City

Stories by Bonnie Jo Campbell

Detroit Architecture, 1845–2005

2009, 5x8, 192 Pages ISBN 978-0-8143-3486-7 $19.95t Hardback ISBN 978-0-8143-3491-1

Text by Robert Sharoff Photographs by William Zbaren


Made in Michigan Writers Series

2009 National Book Award Finalist! 2009 National Book Critic Circle Book Award Finalist! 2010 Michigan Notable Book!

The Spook Who Sat by the Door Sam Greenlee 1989, 6x9, 248 Pages ISBN 978-0-8143-2246-8 $19.95s Paperback African American Life Series

2005, 8.75x13, 144 Pages 90 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-3270-2 $60.00l Hardback

Translated by Evelyn Picon Garfield 1996, 6x9, 136 Pages 4 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-2538-4 $22.95s Paperback

Silver winner in the category of Architecture

Latin American Literature Series

Voices of the Self A Study of Language Competence Keith Gilyard 1991, 6x9, 184 Pages ISBN 978-0-8143-2225-3 $25.95s Paperback African American Life Series

Charles K. Hyde Color Photographs by Ann and John Mahan

Brian Leigh Dunnigan

Introduction and Modernized Spanish Version by Ivan A. Schulman

ForeWord Magazine 2005 Book of Year!

Lighthouse of the Upper Great Lakes

Picturing Early Detroit, 1701–1838

by Juan Francisco Manzano

A Painted Turtle book

The Northern Lights

Frontier Metropolis

The Autobiography of a Slave / Autobiografia de un Esclavo

1995, 8.5x11, 208 Pages 283 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-2554-4 $37.95l Hardback

AIA Detroit

The American Institute of Architects Guide to Detroit Architecture Eric J. Hill, FAIA John Gallagher 2002, 5x10, 376 Pages 510 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-3120-0 $36.95s Paperback

The Hebrew Goddess

Third Enlarged Edition Raphael Patai 1990 (1967), 6x9, 370 Pages ISBN 978-0-8143-2271-0 $25.95s Paperback Raphael Patai Series in Jewish Folklore and Anthropology

Great Lakes Books Series

2001, 18x13, 248 Pages, 287 Illustrations ISBN 978-0-8143-2767-8 $125.00s Hardback (Limited Deluxe Edition is also available) Great Lakes Books Series

2001 Award of Merit from the Historical Society of Michigan!

Greek Realities Life and Thought in Ancient Greece Finley Hooper 1978, 6x9, 464 Pages ISBN 978-0-8143-1597-2 $22.95s Paperback

Roman Realities

Latin Via Ovid

Finley Hooper

A First Course Second Edition

1979, 6x9, 584 Pages ISBN 978-0-8143-1594-1 $23.95s Paperback

Norma Goldman and Jacob E. Nyenhuis 1982 (1977), 6x9, 524 Pages ISBN 978-0-8143-1732-7 $27.95s Hardback Audio Materials ISBN 978-0-8143-3144-6 $255.00s Set of 21 cassettes ISBN 978-0-8143-3146-0 $255.00s Set of 21 CDs (Latin via Ovid workbook also available.)

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