Welcome to H-PCAACA, a member of the H-NET Humanities Online initiative. H-PCAACA encourages scholarly collaboration and discussion about popular, American and world cultures. This network, affiliated with The Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association, also serves as an invitation for scholars and graduate students to join the activities of these internationally recognized organizations.

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Recent Content

Author: 
Paul de Man
Reviewer: 
Mark Siegel

Siegel on De Man and Warminski, 'Aesthetic Ideology (Theory and History of Literature)' and Paul de Man, 'Aesthetic Ideology'


Paul De Man, Andrzej Warminski. Aesthetic Ideology (Theory and History of Literature). Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1996. v + 196 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8166-2203-0; $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8166-2204-7.Paul de Man. Aesthetic Ideology. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1996. 193 pp.

Author: 
Bonnie J. Dow
Reviewer: 
Carolyn Kitch

Kitch on Dow, 'Prime-Time Feminism: Television, Media Culture and the Women's Movement since 1970'


Bonnie J. Dow. Prime-Time Feminism: Television, Media Culture and the Women's Movement since 1970. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1996. xxvi + 240 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8122-1554-0; $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-3315-5.

Reviewed by Carolyn Kitch (Temple University)
Published on H-PCAACA (March, 1997)

Author: 
Hugh McLeod
Reviewer: 
Andrew August

August on McLeod, 'Piety and Poverty: Working-Class Religion in Berlin, London and New York 1870-1914'


Hugh McLeod. Piety and Poverty: Working-Class Religion in Berlin, London and New York 1870-1914. New York: Holmes & Meier, 1996. 264 S. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8419-1356-1.

Reviewed by Andrew August (Pennsylvania State University)
Published on H-PCAACA (March, 1997)

Author: 
George Anders
Reviewer: 
Mark Siegel

Siegel on Anders, 'Health Against Wealth: HMOs and the Breakdown of Medical Trust'


George Anders. Health Against Wealth: HMOs and the Breakdown of Medical Trust. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1996. 299 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-395-82283-8.

Reviewed by Mark Siegel (Scholar, Phoenix, Arizona)
Published on H-PCAACA (March, 1997)

Author: 
Nina Silber, Mary Beth Sievens, eds.
Reviewer: 
Maria Elena Raymond

Raymond on Silber and Sievens, 'Yankee Correspondence: Civil War Letters between New England Soldiers and the Home Front'


Nina Silber, Mary Beth Sievens, eds. Yankee Correspondence: Civil War Letters between New England Soldiers and the Home Front. Charlottesville and London: University Press of Virginia, 1996. x + 169 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-1668-2.

Reviewed by Maria Elena Raymond (Independent Historian)
Published on H-PCAACA (February, 1997)

Author: 
Richard Perceval Graves
Reviewer: 
John Woodrow Presley

Presley on Graves, 'Robert Graves and the White Goddess'


Richard Perceval Graves. Robert Graves and the White Goddess. London and North Pomfret, Vt.: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1995. xxi + 618 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-297-81534-1.

Reviewed by John Woodrow Presley (University of Michigan, Dearborn)
Published on H-PCAACA (February, 1997)

Robert Graves: Religion, Myth, Literature

Author: 
Carol Bleser, ed.
Reviewer: 
Sarah E. Gardner

Gardner on Bleser, 'Tokens of Affection: The Letters of a Planter's Daughter in the Old South'


Carol Bleser, ed. Tokens of Affection: The Letters of a Planter's Daughter in the Old South. Athens and London: University of Georgia Press, 1996. xxix + 403 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-1727-4.

Reviewed by Sarah E. Gardner (Mercer University)
Published on H-PCAACA (February, 1997)

Southern Belle through Letters

Author: 
Lanahan Eleanor
Reviewer: 
Edward J. Rielly

Rielly on Eleanor, 'Scottie: The Daughter of ...: The Life of Frances Scott Fitzgerald Lanahan Smith'


Lanahan Eleanor. Scottie: The Daughter of ...: The Life of Frances Scott Fitzgerald Lanahan Smith. New York: HarperCollins, 1995. 624 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-06-017179-7.

Reviewed by Edward J. Rielly (Saint Joseph's College (Maine))
Published on H-PCAACA (February, 1997)

Author: 
Helen Small
Reviewer: 
Sarah R. Marino

Marino on Small, 'Love's Madness: Medicine, the Novel, and Female Insanity, 1800-1865'


Helen Small. Love's Madness: Medicine, the Novel, and Female Insanity, 1800-1865. Oxford, England, and New York: Clarendon Press, 1996. x + 260 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-812273-9.

Reviewed by Sarah R. Marino (Ohio Northern University)
Published on H-PCAACA (January, 1997)

Insane Women as a Literary Convention, 1800-1865

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