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                                 Bookmarks                            collected plays                                        peter pan in the                                 critical approaches
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                                 of her family . . . this is a work   volume. Filled with lively char-                       gaging and illuminating collection.”             and informative collection that
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                                                                      that embraces all the richness                         Star to the Right approach Peter Pan             Considering MAUS: Approaches
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                                 First PaPerback edition                                                                                                                      vernacular. Physiology is at once
                                 for The love of God                  ing Asian American memoir is                           markable history of his experiences
                                                                      a sensitive and thoughtful look                        as a sailor, prisoner, and keen po-              an essential introduction to a
                                 The Bible as an open Book                                                                                                                    “lost” world of boarding, even
                                 Alicia Suskin Ostriker               at the personal and social com-                        litical observer during the Tripoli-
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                                 Bible, For the Love of God                                                                                                                   Civil War.
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                                 Standing Again at Sinai:
                                 Judaism from a Feminist              visioNs aNd divisioNs                                                                                   The americaN New womaN
                                 Perspective                                                                                 auToBioGraphy of aN
                                                                      american immigration                                   aNdroGyNe                                        revisiTed
                                                                      literature, 1870–1930                                  Ralph Werther                                    A Reader, 1894-1930
                                “No one who reads this amaz-          Edited by Tim Prchal                                                                                    Edited by Martha H. Patterson
                                ing, brilliantly written book will                                                           Edited by Scott Herring
                                                                      and Tony Trigilio
                                ever read the Bible the same                                                                                                                  “Martha Patterson is the right
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                                                                                                                             Adrogyne provides a valuable                     undergraduate and graduate
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For the Love of God artfully conveys the multiple meanings            literature of this period reflects                     measure of the advances made
                                                                                                                             in sexuality studies in recent de-               ture and history to media and
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—Judith Plaskow, author of Standing Again at Sinai: Judaism           that abounded regarding the                            cades.”
                                                                                                                             —Michael Moon, Emory University                  —Ann Ardis, University of
from a Feminist                                                       meaning of “American.”                                                                                  Delaware
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