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: 
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: 
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: 
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

Author: 
Noam Chomsky
Reviewer: 
Ann Rosenthal

Rosenthal on Chomsky, 'On Power and Ideology: The Managua Lectures'

Noam Chomsky. On Power and Ideology: The Managua Lectures. Boston, Mass.: South End Press, 1987. 140 pp. $13.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-89608-289-2; $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-89608-290-8.

Reviewed by Ann Rosenthal (Defiance College) Published on H-PCAACA (January, 1997)

Noam Chomsky on American/Soviet Imperialism

Author: 
Camille Bacon-Smith
Reviewer: 
Anne Collins Smith

Smith on Bacon-Smith, 'Enterprising Women: Television Fandom and the Creation of Popular Myth (Contemporary Ethnography)'

Camille Bacon-Smith. Enterprising Women: Television Fandom and the Creation of Popular Myth (Contemporary Ethnography). Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1992. . $42.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-3098-7; $26.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8122-1379-9.

Reviewed by Anne Collins Smith (Susquehanna University) Published on H-PCAACA (January, 1997)

Author: 
Stephen A. Mrozowski, Grace H. Ziesing, Mary C. Beaudry
Reviewer: 
Charles C. Kolb

Kolb on Mrozowski and Ziesing and Beaudry, 'Living on the Boott: Historical Archaeology at the Boott Mills Boardinghouses, Lowell, Massachusetts'

Stephen A. Mrozowski, Grace H. Ziesing, Mary C. Beaudry. Living on the Boott: Historical Archaeology at the Boott Mills Boardinghouses, Lowell, Massachusetts. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1996. xv + 93 pp. $16.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55849-035-2; $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55849-034-5.

Reviewed by Charles C. Kolb (National Endowment for the Humanities) Published on H-PCAACA (January, 1997)

Author: 
Ronald H. Bayor
Reviewer: 
Ulf Zimmermann

Zimmermann on Bayor, 'Race and the Shaping of Twentieth-Century Atlanta'

Ronald H. Bayor. Race and the Shaping of Twentieth-Century Atlanta. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996. xvi + 334 pp. $16.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2270-8; $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-4898-2.

Reviewed by Ulf Zimmermann (Department of Political Science and International Affairs, Kennesaw State University) Published on H-PCAACA (January, 1997)

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