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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Author: 
W. D. Ehrhart
Reviewer: 
Lewis Carlson

Carlson on Ehrhart, 'Busted: A Vietnam Veteran in Nixon's America'

W. D. Ehrhart. Busted: A Vietnam Veteran in Nixon's America. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1995. xxii + 146 pp. $21.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87023-955-7.

Reviewed by Lewis Carlson (Western Michigan University) Published on H-PCAACA (November, 1995)

Author: 
Paula Marantz Cohen
Reviewer: 
Leonard J. Leff

Leff on Cohen, 'Alfred Hitchcock: The Legacy of Victorianism'

Paula Marantz Cohen. Alfred Hitchcock: The Legacy of Victorianism. Lexington, Ky.: University Press of Kentucky, 1995. 198 pp. + 8 pp. of plates. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-1930-4.

Reviewed by Leonard J. Leff (Oklahoma State University) Published on H-PCAACA (November, 1995)

Author: 
Marc Leeds
Reviewer: 
Jonathan S. Epstein

Epstein on Leeds, 'The Vonnegut Encyclopedia: An Authorized Compendium'

Marc Leeds. The Vonnegut Encyclopedia: An Authorized Compendium. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1995. xvi + 693 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-313-29230-9.

Reviewed by Jonathan S. Epstein (Wake Forest University) Published on H-PCAACA (November, 1995)

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Author: 
Kerstin W. Shands
Reviewer: 
Amy Kiste Nyberg

Nyberg on Shands, 'The Repair of the World: The Novels of Marge Piercy'

Kerstin W. Shands. The Repair of the World: The Novels of Marge Piercy. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1994. xii + 205 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-313-29257-6.

Reviewed by Amy Kiste Nyberg (Seton Hall University) Published on H-PCAACA (September, 1995)

In her analysis of Marge Piercy's twelve novels, published between 1969 and 1994, Shands suggests that all twelve are thematically related.

Author: 
Janet Byrne
Reviewer: 
John Woodrow Presley

Presley on Byrne, 'A Genius for Living: The Life of Frieda Lawrence'

Janet Byrne. A Genius for Living: The Life of Frieda Lawrence. New York: HarperCollins, 1995. vii + 504 pp. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-06-019001-9.

Reviewed by John Woodrow Presley (University of Michigan, Dearborn) Published on H-PCAACA (September, 1995)

Author: 
Jonathon S. Epstein, ed.
Reviewer: 
Robert G. Weiner

Weiner on Epstein, 'Adolescents and Their Music: If It's Too Loud You're Too Old'

Jonathon S. Epstein, ed. Adolescents and Their Music: If It's Too Loud You're Too Old. New York: Garland Publishing, 1994. xxxiv + 401 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8153-0614-6.

Reviewed by Robert G. Weiner (Mahon Library, University of North Texas) Published on H-PCAACA (September, 1995)

Author: 
Janet Leigh with Christopher Nickens
Reviewer: 
Torey L. Lightcap

Lightcap on Nickens, 'Psycho: Behind the Scenes of the Classic Thriller'

Janet Leigh with Christopher Nickens. Psycho: Behind the Scenes of the Classic Thriller. New York: Harmony Books, 1995. 197 pp. $22.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-517-70112-6.

Reviewed by Torey L. Lightcap (Oklahoma State University) Published on H-PCAACA (September, 1995)

Author: 
Claude Bernardin, Tom Stanton
Reviewer: 
Robert G. Weiner

Weiner on Bernardin and Stanton, 'Rocket Man: The Encyclopedia of Elton John'

Claude Bernardin, Tom Stanton. Rocket Man: The Encyclopedia of Elton John. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1995. . $60.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-313-29700-7.

Reviewed by Robert G. Weiner (University of North Texas) Published on H-PCAACA (September, 1995)

Author: 
Lindsey Tucker
Reviewer: 
Amy Kiste Nyberg

Nyberg on Tucker, 'Textual Escap(e)ades: Mobility, Maternity and Textuality in Contemporary Fiction by Women'

Lindsey Tucker. Textual Escap(e)ades: Mobility, Maternity and Textuality in Contemporary Fiction by Women. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1994. 160 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-313-29156-2.

Reviewed by Amy Kiste Nyberg (Seton Hall University) Published on H-PCAACA (September, 1995)

Author: 
Dinty W. Moore
Reviewer: 
John S. Lawrence

Lawrence on Moore, 'The Emperor's Virtual Clothes: The Naked Truth about Internet Culture'

Dinty W. Moore. The Emperor's Virtual Clothes: The Naked Truth about Internet Culture. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Algonquin Books, 1995. xviii + 219 pp. $17.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56512-096-9.

Reviewed by John S. Lawrence (Morningside College) Published on H-PCAACA (September, 1995)

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