April 19, 2012

Some Newly Published Books of Interest

Some newly published books of interest: 

Andrews, Lori, I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did: Social Networks and the Death of Privacy (Free Press, 2012).
Cascardi, Anthony J., Cervantes, Literature, and the Discourse of Politics (University of Toronto Press, 2012).

Chong, Sylvia, Sin Huey, The Oriental Obscene: Violence and Racial Fantasies in the Vietnam Era (Duke University Press, 2012).

Cohen, Lara Langer, The Fabrication of American Literature: Fraudulence and Antebellum Print Culture (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012).
Feenstra, Pietsie, New Mythological Figures in Spanish Cinema: Dissident Bodies Under Franco (Amsterdam University Press, dist. University of Chicago Press, 2012).

Kahn, Abraham Iqbal, Curt Flood in the Media: Baseball, Race, and the Demise of the Activist Athlete (University Press of Mississippi, 2012).
Kaplan, Paul, Murder Stories: Ideological Narratives in Capital Punishment (Lexington Books, 2012).

Maurer, Sara L., The Dispossessed State: Narratives of Ownership in Nineteenth-Century Britain and Ireland (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012).

McDermott, Stacy Pratt, The Jury in Lincoln’s America (Ohio University Press, 2012).
Pamboukian, Sylvia A., Doctoring the Novel: Medicine and Quackery From Shelley To Doyle (Ohio University Press, 2012).

Pippin, Robert B., Fatalism in American Film Noir: Some Cinematic Philosophy (University of Virginia Press, 2012).

Starn, Orin, The Passion of Tiger Woods; An Anthropologist Reports on Golf, Race, and Celebrity Scandal (Duke University Press, 2012).

Takacs, Stacy, Terrorism TV: Popular Entertainment in Post-9/11 America (University Press of Kansas, 2012).

Towns, W. Stuart, Enduring Legacy: Rhetoric and Ritual of the Lost Cause (University of Alabama Press, 2012). Discusses the emergence of the “lost cause” mythology of the Southern identity after the War between the States.

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