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_Postmodern Culture_ is looking for reviews of recent books,
films, CDs, plays, TV Shows, concerts, sporting events,
performances, exhibitions, conferences and conventions,
happenings, and so forth, for the September 1995 issue.  Reviews
should be approximately 2000-3500 words long, and should follow
the journal's format guidelines, which are available from the
_PMC_ review editor.   Reviews should be submitted by August 25.
A selection will be made at that time, and authors whose reviews
are published will be invited to choose two books from _PMC_'s
library of recent titles.  All correspondence will be answered
and all submissions will be given careful consideration.  A
selective list of recent titles follows this announcement, but
many other texts and events could be appropriate material for
review in _Postmodern Culture_.
Send reviews, proposals, or queries to Jim English at:
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IBM-compatible diskettes containing ASCII, Word, or WordPerfect
files may be mailed to Jim English, 119 Bennett Hall, University
of Pennsylvania, Phila PA 19104-6273.
Allison, Anne.  _Nightwork: Sexuality, Pleasure, and Corporate
Masculinity in a Tokyo Hostess Club_.  Chicago and London: U of
Chicago P, 1994.
Apter, David E., and Tony Saich.  _Revolutionary Discourse in
Mao's Repuublic_. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1994.
Bammer, Angelika, ed.  _Displacements: Cultural Identities in
Question_.  Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1994.
Baudrillard, Jean.  _Simulacra and Simulation_.  Trans. Sheila
Faria Glaser.  Michigan UP, 1995.
Blanchot, Maurice.  _The Work of Fire_.  Trans. Charlotte
Mandeli. Stanford UP, 1995.
Bobrow, Daniel G., ed.  _Artificial Intelligence in Perspective_.
Cambridge: MIT Press, 1994.
Booker, Keith M.  _Llosa Vargas Among the Postmodernists_.
Gainesville, UP of Florida, 1994.
Bourdieu, Pierre, et al. _Academic Discourse: Linguistic
Misunderstanding and Professional Power_.  Trans. Richard Teese.
Stanford: Stanford UP, 1994.
Boym, Svetlana.  _Common Places: Mythologies of Everyday Life in
Russia_.  Harvard UP, 1995.
Brent, Bill, ed.  _The Black Book_.  1994 Edition.  San
Francisco:  Black Book, 1993.
Brewer, Maria Minich.  _Claude Simon: Narrativities Without
Narrative_.  Nebraska UP, 1995.
Brunette, Peter and David Wills, eds.  _Deconstruction and the
Visual Arts: Art, Media, Architecture_.  Cambridge Studies in New
Art History and Criticism.  New York: Cambridge UP, 1994.
Bryson, Norman et al. eds.  _Visual Culture: Images and
Interpretations_.  Hanover: UP of New England, 1994.
Calvet, Louis-Jean.  _Roland Barthes: A Biography_.  Bloomington.
Indiana UP, 1995.
Cancalon, Elaine D., and Antoine Spacagna, eds.  _Intertextuality
in  Literature and Film_.  Selected Papers from the 13th Florida
State University Conference on Literature and Film.  Gainesville:
UP of Florida, 1994.
Carson, Diane, Linda Dittmar, and Janice R. Welsch, eds.
_Multiple  Voices in Feminist Film Criticism_.  Minneapolis: U
Minnesota P,
Chanady, Amaryll, ed.  _Latin American Identity and Constructions
of Difference_.  Minneapolis: U Minnesota P, 1994.
Chapple, Richard L., ed.  _Social and Political Change in
Literature  and Film_.  Gainesville: UP of Florida, 1994.
Childers, Joseph, and Gary Hentzi, eds.  _The Columbia Dictionary
of Modern Literary and Cultural Criticism_.  Columbia UP, 1995.
Cixous, Helene.  Manna: For the Mandelstams for the Mandelas.
Trans.  Catherine A. F. MacGillivray.  Minneapolis: U of
Minnesota P, 1994.
Cohen, Tom.  _Anti-Mimesis: From Plato to Hitchcock_.  Cambridge:
Cambridge UP, 1994.
Comnes, Gregory.  _The Ethics of Indeterminacy in the Novels of
William Gaddis_.  Gainesville: UP of Florida, 1994.
Copjec, Joan.  _Read My Desire: Lacan Against the Historicists_.
Cambridge: MIT Press, 1994.
Debord, Guy.  _The Society of Spectacle_.  Trans. Donald
Nicholson-Smith.  New York: Zone Books, 1994.
Delany, Samuel R.  _Flight from Neveryon_.  Hanover and London:
Wesleyan UP, 1994.
Delany, Samuel R.  _Silent Interviews: On Language, Race, Sex,
Science Fiction, and Some Comics_.  Hanover and London: Wesleyan
UP, 1994.
De Lauretis, Teresa.  _The Pracice of Love: Lesbian Sexuality and
Perverse Desire_.  Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1994.
Deleuze, Gilles and Felix Guattari.  _What is Philosophy?_.
European Perspectives.  New York: Columbia UP, 1994.
Derrida, Jacques.  _Points...Interviews, 1974-1994_.  1992.
Trans. Peggy Kamuf and others.  Ed. Elisabeth Weber.  Stanford
UP, 1995.
Doan, Laura, ed.  _The Lesbian Postmodern_.  Between Men -
Between Women: Lesbian and Gay Studies.  New York: Columbia UP,
Downing, John, Ali Mohammadi, and Annabelle Sreberny-Mohammadi,
eds.  _Questioning the Media: A Critical Edition_.  2nd Edition.
London: Sage, 1995.
Druckrey, Timothy, ed.  _Iterations: The New Image_.  Cambridge:
MIT, 1994.
Epstien, Jonathon, S. ed.  _Adolescents and Thier Music: If It's
Too Loud You're Too Old_.  New York: Garland, 1994.
Epstein, Mikhail.  _After the Future: The Paradoxes of
Postmodernism and Contemporary Russian Culture_. Amherst: U of
Massachusetts P, 1995.
Erickson, Jon.  _The Fate of the Object: From Modern Object to
Postmodern Sign in Performance, Art, and Poetry_.  Ann Arbor: U
of Michigan P, 1995.
Fornas, Johan, and Goran Bolin, eds.  _Youth Culture in Late
Modernity_.  London: Sage, 1995.
Frow, John.  _Cultural Studies and Cultural Value_.  New York:
Oxford UP, 1995.
Gallop, Jane, ed.  _Pedagogy: The Question of Impersonation_.
Bloominton: Indiana UP, 1995.
Garry, Patrick. _Scrambling for Protection: The New Media and the
First Amendment_.  Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh UP, July 1994.
Godzich, Wlad. _The Culture of Literacy_.  Cambridge and London:
Harvard UP, 1994
Grewal, Inderpal, and Caren Kaplen, eds. _Scattered Hegemonies:
Postmodernity and Transnational Feminist Practices_.
Minneapolis: U Minnesota P, 1994.
Gumbrecht, Hans Ulrich, and K. Ludwig Pfeiffer, eds.
_Materialities of Communication_.  Trans: William Wholbrey.
Writing Science series.  Stanford: Stanford UP, 1994.
Haggerty, George E., and Bonnie Zimmerman, eds.  _Professions of
Desire_.  Lesbian and Gay Studies in Literature.  MLA Press,
Halton, Eugene.  _Bereft of Reason: On the Decline of Social
Thought and Prospects for its Renewal_.  Chicago UP, 1995.
Hardt, Michael, and Antonio Negri.  _Labor of Dionysus: A
Critique of the State-Form_.  Minneapolis: U Minnesota P, 1994.
Heide, Margaret J.  _Television Culture and Women's Lives:
thirtysomething and the Contradictions of Gender_.  Philadelphia:
U of Pennsylvania P, 1995.
Hite, Shere.  _Women as Revolutionary Agents of Change_.
Madison: Wisconsin UP, 1994.
Holzman, Steven R.  _Digital Mantras: the Languages of Abstract
and Virtual Worlds_.  Cambridge: MIT, 1994.
Ismael, Tareq Y., and Jaczueline S. Ismael, eds.  _The Gulf War
and the New World Order: International Relations of the Middle
East_.  Gainesville: UP of Florida, 1994.
Jackson, Peter, and Jan Penrose, eds.  _Constructions of Race,
Place, and Nation_.  Minneapolis: U Minnesota P, 1994.
Jasanoff, Sheila, ed.  _Learning from Disaster: Risk Management
after Bhopal_.  Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 1994.
Jones, Amelia.  _Postmodernism and the En-Gendering of Marcel
Duchamp_.  Cambridge Studies in New Art History and Criticism.
New York: Cambridge UP, 1994.
Joyce, Michael.  _Of Two Minds: Hypertext, Pedagogy, and
Poetics_.  Michigan UP, 1995.
Kristeva, Julia.  _New Maladies of the Soul_.  Trans. Ross
Buberman.  Columbia UP, 1995.
Limon, Jose E.  _Dancing with the Devil: Society and Cultural
Poetics in Mexican-American South Texas_. Wisconson: U of
Wisconson P, 1994.
Lingus, Alphonso, _Abuses_.  Berkeley: U California P, September
Lull, James.  _Media, Communication, Culture: A Global Approach_.
Columbia UP, 1995.
Lyon, David.  _The Electronic Eye: The Rise of Surveillance
Society_.   Minneapolis: U Minnesota P, 1994.
MacCannell, Juliet Flower and Laura Zakarin eds.  _Thinking
Bodies_.  Irvine Studies in the Humanities series.  Stanford,
Stanford UP, 1994.
MacDonald, Scott.  _Screen Writings: Scripts and Texts by
Independent Filmmakers.  California UP, 1995.
Messerli, Douglas, ed.  _From the Other Side of The Century: A
New American Poetry 1960-1990_.  Los Angeles: Sun and Moon Press,
Moore, Henrietta L.  _A Passion for Difference: Essays in
Anthropolgy and Gender_.  Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1995.
Nancy, Jean-Luc.  _The  Experience of Freedom_.  Trans. Bridget
McDonald.  Stanford: Stanford UP, 1994.
Oboler, Suzanne.  _Ethnic Labels, Latino Lives: Identity and the
Politics of (Re)Presentation in the United States_.  Minneapolis:
U of Minnesota P, 1995.
Ossman, Susan.  _Picturing Casablanca: Portraits of Power in a
Modern City_.  Berkeley: U of California P, November 1994.
Outhwaite, William.  _Habermas: A Critical Introduction_.
Stanford UP, 1995.
Pacteau, Francette.  _The Symptom of Beauty_.  Cambridge: Harvard
UP, 1994.
Palumbo-Liu, David, ed.  _The Ethnic Canon: Histories,
Institutions, and Interventions_.  Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P,
Perloff, Marjorie and Charles Junkerman, eds.  _John Cage:
Composed in America_.  Chicago and London: U of Chicago P, 1994.
Pietropaolo, Laura, and Ada Testaferri, eds.  _Feminisms in the
Cinema_.  Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1995.
Price, Richard, and Sally Price.  _Equatoria_.  New York:
Routledge, 1995.
Quinby, Lee.  _Anti-Apocalypse: Exercises in Genealogical
Criticism_.  Minneapolis: U Minnesota P, 1994.
Rand, Erica.  _Barbie's Queer Accessories_. Duke UP, 1995.
Reid, David, ed.  _Sex, Death, and God in L.A._.  Berkeley and
London: U of California P, 1994.
Reynolds, Simon, and Joy Press.  _The Sex Revolts: Gender,
Rebellion and Rock 'n' Roll_.  Harvard UP, 1995.
Rehg, William.  _Insight and Solidarity: The Discourse Ethics of
in the Work of Jurgen Habermas_.  Philosophy, Social Theory, and
the Rule of Law.  Berkeley: U of California P, 1994.
Reid, David, ed.  _Sex, Death, and God in L.A._.  Berkeley and
London: U of California P, 1994.
Richards, Barry.  _Disciplines of Delight: The Psychoanalysis of
Popular Culture_.  Free Association Books, 1994.
Richter, David H.  _Falling Into Theory: Conflicting Views on
Reading Literature_.  Boston: Bedford-St. Martin's, 1994.
Rojek, Chris.  _Decentring Leisure: Rethinking Leisure Theory_.
London: Sage, 1995.
Ronell, Avital.  _Finitude's Score: Essay for the End of the
Milenium_.  Lincoln and London: U of Nebraska P, 1994.
Roth, Michael S., ed.  _Rediscovering History: Culture, Politics,
and the Psyche_.  Cultural Sitings series.  Stanford: Stanford
UP, 1994.
Ruppert, Jeanne, ed.  _Gender: Literary and Cinematic
Representation_.  Selected Papers from the 11th Florida State
University Conference on Literature and Film.  Gainesville: UP of
Florida, 1994.
Sanchez, Rosaura.  _Telling Identities: The Californio
Testimonios_.  Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1995.
Scarry, Elaine.  _Resisting Representation_.  New York: Oxford
UP, 1994.
Searle, John.  _The Rediscovery of the Mind_.  Cambridge: MIT,
Segal, Lynne.  _Straight Sex: Rethinking the Politics of
Pleasure_.  Berkeley: U of California P, December 1994.
Serra, Richard.  _Writings Interviews_.  Chicago and London: U of
Chicago P, 1994.
Serres, Michel, with Bruno Latour.  _Conversations on Science,
Culture and Time_.  Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 1995.
Serres, Michel.  _The Natural Contract_.  Ann Arbor: U of
Michigan P, 1995.
Shank, Barry.  _Dissonant Identities: The Rock'n'Roll Scene in
Austin, Texas_.  Music / Culture.  Hanover and London: Wesleyan
UP, 1994.
Shepheard, Paul.  _What is Architecture?  An Essay on Landscapes,
Buildings, and Machines_. Cambridge: MIT, 1994.
Shohat, Ella, and Robert Stam.  _Unthinking Eurocentrism:
Multicultualism and the Media_.  New York: Routledge, 1995.
Shoptaw, John.  _On the Outside Looking Out: John Ashbery's
Poetry_.  Harvard UP, 1995.
Simons, John D., ed.  _Literature and Film in the Historical
Dimension_.  Selected Papers from the 15th Florida State
University Conference on Literature and Film.  Gainesville: UP of
Florida, 1994.
Steele, Jonathan.  _Eternal Russia: Yeltsin, Gorbachev, and the
Mirage of Democracy_.  Cambridge: Harvard UP, September 1994.
Szasz, Andrew.  _EcoPopulism: Toxic Waste and the Movement for
Environmental Justice_.  Minneapolis: U Minnesota P, 1994.
Tanaka, Yukiko.  _Contemporary Portraits of Japanese Women_.
Praeger, 1995.
Tonglin, Lu.  _Misogyny, Cultural Nihilism, and Oppositional
Politics:  Contemporary Chinese Experimental Fiction_.  Stanford
UP, 1995.
Tschumi, Bernard.  _Architecture and Disjunction_.  Cambridge:
MIT Press, 1994.
Turner, Stephen. _The Social Theories of Practices: Tradition,
Tacit Knowledge, and Presuppositions_.  Chicago and London: U of
Chicago P, 1994.
Ulmer, Gregory L.  _Heuretics: The Logic of Invention_.
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1994.
Varadharajan, Asha.  _Exotic Parodies: Subjectivity in Adorno,
Said, and Spivak_.  Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1995.
Visweswaran, Kamala.  _Fictions of Feminist Ethnography_.
Minneapolis: U Minnesota P, 1994.
Walters, Suzanna Danuta.  _Material Girls: Making Sense of
Feminist Cultural Theory_. Berkeley: U of California P, 1995.
Weatherill, Rob.  _Cultural Collapse_.  Free Association Books,
Whitebook, Joel.  _Perversion and Utopia: A Study in
Psychoanalysis and Critical Theory_.  MIT P, 1995.
Wiley, Norbert.  _The Semiotic Self_.  Chicago UP, 1995.
Winant, Howard.  _Racial Conditions: Politics, Theory,
Comparisons_.  Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1994.
Wolin, Richard.  _The Terms of Cultural Criticism: The Frankfurt
School, Existentialism, Poststructuralism_.  Columbia UP, 1995.
Young, Robert.  _Colonial Desire: Hybridity in Theory, Culture,
and Race_.  New York: Routledge, 1995.
Zavarzadeh, Mas'ud and Donald Morton.  _Theory as Resistance:
Politics and Culture after (Post)structuralism_.  Critical
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