The Ohio State University Press
Fall 2016

Fall 2016 Catalog The Gentleman from Ohio
Louis Stokes with David Chanoff
Foreword by Congressman John Lewis
Lustron Stories
Charles Mintz
The Ohio State University in the Sixties: The Unraveling of the Old Order
William J. Shkurti
Columbus, Ohio: Two Centuries of Business and Environmental Change
Mansel G. Blackford
Wild, Wild Erie: Poems Inspired by Paintings and Sculpture in the Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio
Paul Durcan
Financial Basics: A Money-Management Guide for Students, 2nd Edition
Susan Knox
La Verdad: An International Dialogue on Hip Hop Latinidades
Edited by Melissa Castillo-Garsow and Jason Nichols
Mama’s Gun: Black Maternal Figures and the Politics of Transgression
Marlo D. David
A Passion for Specificity: Confronting Inner Experience in Literature and Science
Marco Caracciolo and Russell T. Hurlburt
Foreword by Eric Schwitzgebel
The Writer in the Well: On Misreading and Rewriting Literature
Gary Weissman
Hard-Boiled Crime Fiction and the Decline of Moral Authority
Susanna Lee
Waiting for the Sky to Fall: The Age of Verticality in American Narrative
Ruth Mackay
Clashing Convictions: Science and Religion in American Fiction
Albert H. Tricomi
Victorians Reading the Romantics: Essays by U. C. Knoepflmacher
U. C. Knoepflmacher
Edited by Linda M. Shires
The Religion of Empire: Political Theology in Blake’s Prophetic Symbolism
G. A. Rosso
Chaucer on Screen: Absence, Presence, and Adapting the Canterbury Tales
Edited by Kathleen Coyne Kelly and Tison Pugh
Foreword by Terry Jones
Chaucer, Gower, and the Affect of Invention
Steele Nowlin
Fragments for a History of a Vanishing Humanism
Edited by Myra Seaman and Eileen A. Joy
Alliterative Proverbs in Medieval England: Language Choice and Literary Meaning
Susan E. Deskis

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Don’t Kill Your Baby: Public Health and the Decline of Breastfeeding in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
Jacqueline H. Wolf
Making Midwives Legal: Childbirth, Medicine and the Law, 2nd Edition
Raymond G. Devries
Any Friend of the Movement: Networking for Birth Control, 1920–1940
Jimmy Elaine Wilkinson Meyer
Lake Effects: A History of Urban Policy Making in Cleveland, 1825–1929
Ronald R. Weiner
Thomas Worthington: Father of Ohio Statehood
Alfred Byron Sears
Violent Death in the City: Suicide, Accident, and Murder in Nineteenth-Century Philadelphia, 2nd Edition
Roger Lane
Silent City on a Hill: Landscapes of Memory and Boston’s Mount Auburn Cemetery
Blanche Linden-Ward
Tito: Yugoslavia’s Great Dictator, A Reassessment
Stevan K. Pavlowitch
Making Iron and Steel: Independent Mills in Pittsburgh, 1820–1920
John N. Ingham
Authorizing Policy
Thad Hall
Reforming Parliamentary Committees: Israel in Comparative Perspective
Reuven Y. Hazan
Senates: Bicameralism in the Contemporary World
Edited by Samuel C. Patterson and Anthony Mughan
Citizens as Legislators: Direct Democracy in the United States
Edited by Shaun Bowler, Todd Donovan, and Caroline J. Tolbert
International Relations and Scientific Progress: Structural Realism Reconsidered
Patrick James
Challenging Parties, Changing Parliaments: Women and Elected Office in Contemporary Western Europe
Miki Caul Kittilson
The British Conservative Party in the Age of Universal Suffrage: Popular Conservatism, 1918–1929
Neal R. McCrillis
Race, Labor, and Punishment in the New South
Martha A. Myers
Men and Violence: Gender, Honor, and Rituals in Modern Europe and Ameria
Edited by Pieter Spierenburg
Desire in the Canterbury Tales
Elizabeth Scala
Truth and Tales: Cultural Mobility and Medieval Media
Edited by Fiona Somerset and Nicholas Watson
Ancient Sex: New Essays
Edited by Ruby Blondell and Kirk Ormand
Epilogue by David M. Halperin
Antiquarian Voices: The Roman Academy and the Commentary Tradition on Ovid’s Fasti
Angela Fritsen
Tarpeia: Workings of a Roman Myth
Tara S. Welch
Varro the Agronomist: Political Philosophy, Satire, and Agriculture in the Late Republic
Grant A. Nelsestuen
Prophetic Visions of the Past: Pan-Caribbean Representations of the Haitian Revolution
Victor Figueroa
Neoliberal Bonds: Undoing Memory in Chilean Art and Literature
Fernando A. Blanco
In Search of an Alternative Biopolitics: Anti-Bullfighting, Animality, and the Environment in Contemporary Spain
Katarzyna Olga Beilin
Secular Scriptures: Modern Theological Poetics in the Wake of Dante
William Franke
Puritanism and Modernist Novels: From Moral Character to the Ethical Self
Lynne W. Hinojosa
Imagined Spiritual Communities in Britain’s Age of Print
Joshua King
Novel Nostalgias: The Aesthetics of Antagonism in Nineteenth-Century U.S. Literature
John Funchion
Redrawing French Empire in Comics
Mark McKinney
Disappear Here: Violence After Generation X
Naomi Mandel
Ethics and the Dynamic Observer Narrator: Reckoning with Past and Present in German Literature
Katra A. Byram
The Chartist Imaginary: Literary Form in Working-Class Political Theory and Practice
Margaret A. Loose
Narrative Paths: African Travel in Modern Fiction and Nonfiction
Kai Mikkonen
Mutha’ Is Half a Word: Intersections of Folklore, Vernacular, Myth, and Queerness in Black Female Culture
L. H. Stallings
Fashioning Celebrity: Eighteenth-Century British Actresses and Strategies for Image Making
Laura Engel
Ordinary Pleasures: Couples, Conversation, and Comedy
Kay Young
Harlan Ellison: The Edge of Forever
Ellen Weil and Gary K. Wolfe
Invisible Author: Last Essays
Christine Brooke-Rose
A Glance Beyond Doubt: Narration, Representation, Subjectivity
Shlomith Rimmon-Kenan
Centennial Buckeye Cook Book
Introduction and appendixes by Andrew F. Smith
When Kids Go to College: A Parent’s Guide to Changing Relationships
Barbara M. Newman and Philip R. Newman
Welcome to Heights High: The Crippling Politics of Restructuring America’s Public Schools
Diana Tittle