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Recent books of interest.

These recently received books of interest are listed because of the breadth or range of their subject matter or freshness of their approach. Listing of a book here does not preclude a noting or review of that book.

Pamela R. Backscheider, ed. Revising Women: Eighteenth-Century "Women's Fiction" and Social Engagement. The John Hopkins University Press. 2000. Cloth $39.95.

Margot Gayle Backus. The Gothic Family Romance: Heterosexuality, Child Sacrifice, and the Anglo-Irish Colonial Order. Duke University Press. 2000. 291 pages. Cloth $49.95. Paper $17.95.

Camille Bacon-Smith. Science Fiction Culture. University of Pennsylvania Press. 2000. 317 pages. Cloth. $49.94. Paper $24.95.

John Beverley. Subalternity and Representation: Arguments in Cultural Theory. Duke University Press. 2000. 202 pages. Cloth $49.95. Paper $17.95.

Michael Bibby, ed. The Vietnam War and Postmodernity. University of Massachusetts Press. 1999. 242 pages. Cloth $50.00. Paper $16.95.

Eliot Borenstein. Men without Women: Masculinity and Revolution in Russian Fiction 1917-1929. Duke University Press. 2001. 346 pages. Cloth $59.95. Paper $19.95.

Rachel Bowlby, trans. Of Hospitality: Anne Dufourmantelle Invites Jacques Derrida To Respond. Stanford University Press. 2000. 160 pages. Cloth $39.50. Paper $14.95.

Sarah Annes Brown. The Metamorphosis of Ovid: From Chaucer to Hughes. St. Martin's Press. 2000. 246 pages. Cloth $55.00.

Sharon Cameron. Beautiful Work: A Meditation on Pain. Duke University Press. 2000. 121 pages. Cloth $18.95.

Ballard C. Campbell, ed. The Human Tradition in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. SR Books. 2000. 231 pages. Cloth $50.00. Paper $18.95.

J. Douglas Canfield. Mavericks on the Border: The Early Southwest in Historical Fiction and Film. The University of Kentucky Press. 2000. 238 pages. Cloth $27.50.

Belinda J. Carpenter. Re-Thinking Prostitution: Feminism, Sex, and the Self. Peter Lang Publishing. 2000. 160 pages. Paper $24.95.

Patricia P. Chu. Assimilating Asians: Gendered Strategies of Authorship in Asian America. Duke University Press. 2000. 241 pages. Cloth $49.95. Paper $17.95.

Beverley Lyon Clark and Margaret R. Higonnet, eds. Girls, Boys, Books, Toys: Gender in Children's Literature and Culture. The Johns Hopkins University Press. 1999. 296 pages. Cloth $45.00.

Diskin Clay. Platonic Questions: Dialogues with the Silent Philosopher. The Pennsylvania State University Press. 2000. 309 pages. Cloth $40.00. Paper $15.95.

Reed Way Dasenbrock. Truth and Consequences: Inventions, Conventions and the New Thematics. The Pennsylvania State University Press. 2000. 330 pages. Cloth $65.00. Paper $25.00.

Horton Davies and Marie-Helene Davies. French Huguenots in English-Speaking Lands. Peter Lang Publishing. 2000. 147 pages. Paper $22.50.

Simone Weil Davis. Living Up to the Ads: Gender Fictions of the 1920s. Duke University Press. 2000. 248 pages. Cloth $49.95. Paper $17.95.

R. P. Draper. Shakespeare: The Comedies. St. Martin's Press. 2000. 265 pages. Cloth $55.00. Paper $19.95.

James Elkins. Pictures of the Body: Pain and Metamorphosis. Stanford University Press. 1999. 347 pages. Cloth $65.00. Paper $24.95.

Joseph Farrell and Antonio Scuderi, eds. Dario Fo: Stage, Text, and Tradition. Southern Illinois University. 2000. 222 pages. Cloth $39.95.

Hugh Fox, ed. The Living Underground: A Prose Anthology. Prose from America's Finest Unheralded Writers, 1970-1999. The Whitson Publishing Company. 1999. 416 pages. Cloth $48.50.

Philip Gambone. Something Inside: Conversations with Gay Fiction Writers. The University of Wisconsin Press. 1999. 341 pages. Cloth $55.00. Paper $24.95.

Michael Gelven. The Asking Mystery: A Philosophical Enquiry. The Pennsylvania State University Press. 2000. 177 pages. Cloth $35.00. Paper $18.95.

Payson G. Gates. Edited and Annotated by Eleanor M. Gates. William Hazlitt and Leigh Hunt: The Continuing Dialogue. Falls River Publications. 2000. 376 pages. Paper $22.50.

Esther Mikyung Ghymn, ed. Asian American Studies: Identity, Images, Issues Past and Present. Peter Lang Publishing. 2000. 265 pages. Paper $29.95.

Sander L. Gilman. The Fortunes of the Humanities: Thoughts for after the Year 2000. Stanford University Press. 2000. 127 pages. Cloth $39.50. Paper $14.95.

G. Simon Harak, ed. Nonviolence for the Third Millennium. Mercer University Press. 2000. 238 pages. Paper $22.00.

Mark Helbling. The Harlem Renaissance: The One and the Many. Greenwood Publishing Group. 1999. 224 pages. Cloth $57.95.

Peter C. Herman, ed. Day Late, Dollar Short: The Next Generation and the New Academy. State University of New York Press. 2000. 233 pages. Cloth $54.50. Paper $17.95.

Sharon Patricia Holland. Raising the Dead: Readings of Death and (Black) Subjectivity. Duke University Press. 2000. 235 pages. Cloth $49.95. Paper $17.95.

Steven J. Holmes. The Young John Muir: An Environmental Biography. University of Wisconsin Press. 1999. 309 pages. Cloth $55.00. Paper $22.95.

Maurice Hunt, ed. Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. MLA. 2000. 219 pages. Cloth $37.50. Paper $18.00.

Claire Huot. China's New Cultural Scene: A Handbook of Changes. Duke University Press. 2000. 258 pages. Cloth $54.95. Paper $18.95

Solomon O. Iyasere and Marla W. Iyasere, eds. Understanding Toni Morrison's Beloved and Sula: Selected Essays and Criticisms of the Works by the Nobel Prize-Winning Author. The Whitston Publishing Company. 2000. 381 pages. Cloth $42.50. Paper $22.50.

Stefan Jonsson. Subject without Nation: Robert Musil and the History of Modern Identity. Duke University Press. 2001. 376 pages. Cloth $59.95. Paper $19.95.

Paul Kameen. Writing/Teaching: Essays Toward a Rhetoric of Pedagogy. University of Pittsburgh Press. 2000. 277 pages. Paper $19.95.

Mary Louise Kete. Sentimental Collaborations: Mourning and Middle-Class Identity in Nineteenth-Century America. Duke University Press. 2000. 280 pages. Cloth $49.95. Paper $17.95.

David Farrell Krell. The Purest of Bastards: Works of Mourning, Art, and Affirmation in the Thoughts of Jacques Derrida. The Pennsylvania State University Press. 2000. 237 pages. Cloth $ 45.00. Paper $17.95.

Frank Lentricchia. Lucchesi and the Whale. Duke University Press. 2001. 115 pages. Cloth $17.95.

John Limon. Stand-up Comedy in Theory, or Abjection in America. Duke University Press. 2000. 152 pages. Cloth $49.95. Paper $17.95.

Niall Lucy, ed. Postmodern Literary Theory: An Anthology. Blackwell Publishers. 2000. 454 pages. Cloth $66.95. Paper $31.95.

Peter Millard. Notes of Me: The Autobiography of Roger North. University of Toronto Press. 2000. 353 pages. Cloth $65.00.

Sidney P. Moss and Carolyn J. Moss. Dickens, Trollope and Jefferson: Three Anglo-American Encounters. The Whitston Publishing Company. 2000. 84 pages. Cloth $22.50.

Rachel O. Moore. Savage Theory: Cinema As Modern Magic. Duke University Press. 1999. 199 pages. Cloth $49.95. Paper $17.95.

Keith Newlin and Frederic E. Rusch, eds. The Collected Plays of Theodore Dreiser. The Whitston Publishing Company. 2000. 353 pages. Cloth $49.00.

Dale Peterson. Up From Bondage: The Literatures of Russian and African American Soul. Duke University Press. 2000. 249 pages. Cloth $54.95. Paper $18.95.

Helen Phillips. An Introduction to the Canterbury Tales: Reading, Fiction, Context. St. Martin's Press. 2000. 254 pages. Cloth $59.95.

Rene Prieto. Body of Writing: Figuring Desire in Spanish American Literature. Duke University Press. 2000. 295 pages. Cloth $59.95. Paper $19.95.

Bernard W. Quetchenbach. Back From the Far Field: America Nature Poetry in the Late Twentieth Century. University Press of Virginia. 2000. 189 pages. Cloth $49.50. Paper $18.50.

Larry J. Reynolds and Gordon Hutner, eds. National Imaginaries, American Identities: The Cultural Work of American Iconography. Princeton University Press. 2000. 245 pages. Paper $17.95.

Herman Rapaport. The Theory Mess: Deconstruction in Eclipse. Columbia University Press. 2000. 188 pages. Cloth $ 44.50. Paper $17.50.

Nancy L. Rhoden and Ian K. Steele. The Human Tradition in the American Revolution. SR Books. 2000. 368 pages. Cloth $50.00. Paper $18.95.

Ruth Robbins. Literary Feminisms. St. Martin's Press. 2000. 290 pages. Cloth $55.00.

Alan Roughley. Reading Derrida Reading Joyce. University Press of Florida. 1999. 133 pages. Cloth $49.95.

Cristina Peri Rossi. Solitaire of Love. Trans. Robert R. Rudder and Gloria Arjona. Duke University Press. 2000. 111 pages. Cloth $34.95. Paper $13.95.

Jacqueline Jones Royster. Traces of a Stream: Literacy and Social Change among African American Women. University of Pittsburgh Press. 2000. 333 pages. Cloth $45.00. Paper $19.95.

Giulia Sissa and Marcel Detienne. Trans. Janet Lloyd. The Daily Life of the Greek Gods. Stanford University Press. 2000. 287 pages. Cloth $49.50. Paper $17.95.

Jeffrey A. Sluka. Death Squad: The Anthropology of State Terror. University of Pennsylvania Press. 2000. 260 pages. Cloth $39.95. Paper $18.50.

Jack Stewart. The Vital Art of D. H. Lawrence: Vision and Expression. Southern Illinois University Press. 1999. 251 pages. Cloth $39.95.

Gayle Wald. Crossing the Line: Racial Passing in Twentieth-Century U.S. Literature and Culture. Duke University Press. 2000. 251 pages. Cloth $49.95. Paper $17.95.

Tony Williams. Structures of Desire: British Cinema, 1939-1955. State University of New York Press. 2000. 213 pages. Cloth $59.50.

Gordana Yovanovich. Play and the Picaresque: Lazarillo De Tormes, Libro De Manuel, and Match Ball. University of Toronto Press. 1999. 152 pages. Cloth $55.00.

Xuephing Zhong. Masculinity Besieged? Issues of Modernity and Male Subjectivity in Chinese Literature of the Late Twentieth Century. Duke University Press. 2000. 208 pages. Cloth $49.95. Paper $17.95.
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Date:Dec 1, 2000
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