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“The Day the PCA/ACA didn't Stand Still”
Gary Hoppenstand


"Toward A extra legitimate Definition of “Pornography”" by way of David Andrews

"“Lovelier the second one Time Around”: Divorce, hope, and Gothic Domesticity in Invasion of the physique Snatchers" by means of Jennifer L. Jenkins

"Left at the back of, the Holocaust, and that outdated Time Antisemitism" through Lisa Lampert-Weissig

"The Evolution of the “Chick Car” Or: What got here First, the Chick or the Car?" through Chris Lezotte

"Imagined Presidencies: The illustration of Political energy in tv Fiction" by means of Patricia F. Phalen, Jennie Kim and Julia Osellame

"Dawn of different: The Mulatto Zombie in Zack Snyder's sunrise of the Dead" by way of Justin Ponder

"The a long way aspect of the realm: Naomi Novik and the mixed style of Dragon delusion and the ocean Adventure" by way of Timothy E. Scheurer and Pam Scheurer

"Red Skelton, The Crack-up, and the Quick-change" by means of Greg M. Smith

"Careless ladies and Repentant better halves: Gender in Postwar lecture room Films" through Megan Stemm-Wade

"Literature for Us “Older Children”: misplaced women, Seduction Fantasies, and the Reeducation of Adults" by way of Eric L. Tribunella

"The Social building of Nature and Oliver Stone's average Born Killers" by way of Jeremy Withers

Book Reviews

Woody Guthrie: American Radical. Will Kaufman. Champaign: collage of Illinois Press, 2011.
Reviewed by means of Brittany Bounds.

Girls’ Studies. Elline Lipkin. Berkeley, CA: Seal Press, 2009.
Reviewed by way of Rachel Dean-Ruzicka

The Chitlin’ Circuit and the line to Rock & Roll. Preston Lauterbach. long island: W.W. Norton & Co., 2011.
Reviewed via Frank Johnson

Better Off useless: The Evolution of the Zombie as Post-Human. Deborah Christie and Sarah Juliet Lauro. big apple: Fordham collage Press, 2011.
Reviewed by means of Sharla Hutchison

She's Mad genuine: pop culture and West Indian ladies in Brooklyn. Oneka LaBennett. manhattan: big apple collage Press, 2011.
Reviewed through Andreea Micu

The Gothic mind's eye: Conversations on fable, Horror, and technological know-how Fiction within the Media. John C. Tibbetts. long island: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Reviewed by means of Laurence Raw

From movie variation to Post-Celluloid model: Rethinking the Transition of renowned Narratives and Characters throughout outdated and New Media. Costas Constandinides. London: Continuum, 2010.
Reviewed through Laurence Raw

Performing American Masculinities: The 21st-Century guy in well known Culture. Eds. Elwood Watson and Marc E. Shaw. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 2011.
Reviewed by way of Jennifer Forsberg

American Remakes of British tv: ameliorations and Mistranslations. Eds. Carlen Lavigne and Heather Marcovitch. ny: Rowan & Littlefield, 2011.
Reviewed through Oana Godeanu-Kenworthy

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Film. , and Patrick T. Kinkade. 4 (1993): 619– 37. Print. LaValley, Al. ” Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Don Siegel, director. Ed. Al LaValley. New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 1989. 3–17. Print. LeGacy, A. 3 (1978): 285–92. Print. McFeely, Mary Drake. Can She Bake a Cherry Pie? American Women and the Kitchen in the Twentieth Century. Amherst: U of Massachusetts P, 2000. Print. McKeever, Porter. Adlai Stevenson: His Life and Legacy. New York: William Morrow & Company, 1989. Miles, Robert. Gothic Writing, 1750–1820: A Genealogy.

The Return to the Repressed By the next morning, Becky has already fallen into the how-do-youwant-your-eggs ritual of housewifery for Miles. They are just playing, although, and this is the problem. Miles and Becky do not conform to the domestic code of Santa Mira; they flaunt it. She plays house, wearing some of his clothes. The implications of extramarital sex and sleeping unchaperoned under the same roof are vague in the film, although spelled out in the novel. Miles narrates in first-person aubade: The human animal won’t take a straight diet of any emotion: fear, happiness, horror, grief, or even contentment.

The Antichrist, in league with the Jews, will attack Christians wherever they can be found. As depicted in a wide variety of Latin and vernacular medieval texts, including the Jour de Judgment (Roy) and Hans Folz’s Ein Spil von der Herzog von Burgund, the dimensions of the threat are expressed in terms of a preordained time, the Jews’ role at the Endtimes, and through a vision of infinite destruction in a vast space. Left Behind and that Old Time Antisemitism The medieval vision of Jew as apocalyptic destroyer in The Travels of Sir John Mandeville is relevant to an analysis of Left Behind, both because it might be called a medieval “bestseller” and because it is an important depiction readily accessible to non-specialists.

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