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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 35.00
Much has been written about the girl sleuth in fiction, a feminist figure embodying all the potential wit and drive of girlhood. Her male counterpart, however, has received much less critical attention despite his popularity in the wider culture. This collection of eleven essays examines the boy detective and his genre from a number of critical perspectives,... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 40.00
Few movie genres have highlighted the male body more effectively than the "sword-and-sandal" film, where the rippling torso and the bulging muscle are displayed for all to appreciate. Carrying his phallic sword and dressed in traditional garb calculated to bring attention to his magnificent physique, the sword-and-sandal hero is capable of... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 40.00
Spartacus, the Thracian gladiator turned rebel leader, endures as a near-mythic hero who fought for the oppressed against a Roman oligarchy built on the backs of slave labor. The image of Spartacus as a noble if doomed avenger is familiar and his story has been retold through history as a cautionary tale about social injustice. The television series... more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 99.99
When one sees the name Edward II, one also sees his same-sex loves; this correlation between Edward and sexuality has become ingrained into our public recall of history. This text explores the discourses of sexuality that surround Edward II in Renaissance-era works by Marlowe, Drayton, Hubert, Cary, and Niccols, arguing that, as a result of this... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00
This book is a collection of new essays, with the general objective of filling a gap in the literature about sex and science fiction. Although some work has been published, none of it is recent. The essays herein explore the myriad ways in which authors writing in the genre, regardless of format (e.g., print, film, television, etc.), envision very... more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 99.99
This collection explores the influence of girls? series books on popular American culture and girls? everyday experiences. It explores the cultural work that the series genre performs, contemplating the books? messages about subjects including race, gender, and education, and examines girl fiction within a variety of disciplinary contexts. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 62.99
Intelligence and the National Security Strategist: Enduring Issues and Challenges presents students with a useful anthology of published articles from diverse sources as well as original contributions to the study of intelligence. The collection includes classic perspectives from the history of warfare, views on the evolution of U.S. intelligence,... more...