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The Communist party (2018)
Book Chapter
Phelps, C. (2018). The Communist party. In I. Takayoshi (Ed.), American Literature in Transition: The 1930s, 421-435. Cambridge University Press (CUP). doi:10.1017/9781108563895.023

In the Great Depression, numerous American writers and intellectuals were attracted to the Communist Party of the United States of America (CPUSA). This chapter provides an institutional analysis of that political-literary experience, arguing that i... Read More

Cross-Border Film Adaptation and Life of Pi (2018)
Book Chapter
Roberts, G. (2018). Cross-Border Film Adaptation and Life of Pi. In Reading between the Borderlines: Cultural Production and Consumption across the 49th Parallel, 225-242. McGill-Queen's University Press

Women who work: the limits of the Neoliberal feminist paradigm (2018)
Journal Article
ROTTENBERG, C. (2018). Women who work: the limits of the Neoliberal feminist paradigm. Gender, Work and Organization, doi:10.1111/gwao.12287. ISSN 0968-6673

This article examines Ivanka Trump's Women Who Work, arguing that it represents the newest permutation of the neoliberal feminist subject. After providing an overview of the recent emergence of neoliberal feminism, I explain why the book should be co... Read More

The Rise of Neoliberal Feminism (2018)
Book
Rottenberg, C. (2018). The Rise of Neoliberal Feminism. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/oso/9780190901226.001.0001

Through an in-depth analysis of bestselling “how-to-succeed” books along with popular television shows and well-trafficked “mommy” blogs, The Rise of Neoliberal Feminism demonstrates how the notion of a happy work-family balance has not only been inc... Read More

Murder on the Kansas City Special? Pullman Porters, Emotions, and the Strange Case of J. H. Wilkins (2018)
Journal Article
Pearce, R. (2018). Murder on the Kansas City Special? Pullman Porters, Emotions, and the Strange Case of J. H. Wilkins. Journal of American Studies, 1-20. doi:10.1017/s0021875818000476

J. H. Wilkins, an African American railroad porter for the Pullman Company, was killed while on duty in April 1930. How he met his death has never been fully determined, but the Pullman Company’s investigation file exposes the dangerous and racialise... Read More

The seriality dividend of American magazines (2018)
Journal Article
Thompson, G. (2018). The seriality dividend of American magazines. American Periodicals, 28(1),

This essay argues that the preconsumption cycle of material creation and supply exerted powerful effects as periodicals journeyed from paper mill to reader. So powerful were these effects that they generated a “seriality dividend,” or a return on fin... Read More