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  • Books of Critical Interest
Backus, Margot Gayle. Scandal Work: James Joyce, the New Journalism, and the Home Rule Newspaper Wars. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2013. Pp. 328. $37.00 (paper).
Berlant, Lauren, and Lee Edelman. Sex, or the Unbearable. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2013. Pp. 168. $74.95 (cloth); $21.95 (paper).
Cady, Linell E., and Tracy Fessenden, eds. Religion, the Secular, and the Politics of Sexual Difference. New York: Columbia University Press, 2013. Pp. 344. $90.00 (cloth); $30.00 (paper); $29.99 (ebook).
Cartier, Marie. Baby, You Are My Religion: Women, Gay Bars, and Theology before Stonewall. Bristol, CT: Acumen, 2013. Pp. 256. $90.00 (cloth).
Cleminson, Richard, and Francisco Vázquez Garcia. Sex, Identity and Hermaphrodites in Iberia, 1500–1800. Brookfield, VT: Pickering & Chatto, 2013. Pp. 224. $99.00 (cloth).
Craig, Layne Parish. When Sex Changed: Birth Control Politics and Literature between the World Wars. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2013. Pp. 207. $24.95 (paper).
Darby, Robert. A Surgical Temptation: The Demonization of the Foreskin & the Rise of Circumcision in Britain. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013. Pp. 374. $25.00 (paper).
Daub, Adrian. Tristan’s Shadow: Sexuality and the Total Work of Art after Wagner. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013. Pp. 228. $45.00 (cloth).
Hanhardt, Christina B. Safe Space: Gay Neighborhood History and the Politics of Violence. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2013. Pp. 376. $94.95 (cloth); $25.95 (paper).
Kafer, Alison. Feminist Queer Crip. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2013. Pp. 276. $75.00 (cloth); $27.00 (paper); $21.99 (ebook).
Kahan, Benjamin. Celibacies: American Modernism & Sexual Life. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2013. Pp. 235. $84.95 (cloth); $23.95 (paper). [End Page 177]
Lal, Ruby. Coming of Age in Nineteenth-Century India: The Girl-Child and the Art of Playfulness. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013. Pp. 229. $95.00 (cloth).
Levin, Carole. The Heart and Stomach of a King: Elizabeth I and the Politics of Sex and Power. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014. Pp. 264. $27.50 (paper).
Lubinsky, Crystal Lynn. Removing Masculine Layers to Reveal a Holy Womanhood: The Female Transvestite Monks of Late Antique Eastern Christianity. Turnhout, Belg.: Brepols, 2013. Pp. 252. $89.00 (paper).
Moscowitz, Leigh. The Battle over Marriage: Gay Rights Activism through the Media. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2013. Pp. 184. $85.00 (cloth); $25.00 (paper).
Najmabadi, Afsaneh. Professing Selves: Transsexuality and Same-Sex Desire in Contemporary Iran. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2014. Pp. 418. $99.95 (cloth); $27.95 (paper).
Peakman, Julie. The Pleasure’s All Mine: A History of Perverse Sex. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013. Pp. 464. $39.00 (cloth).
Pipkin, Amanda. Rape in the Republic, 1609–1725: Formulating Dutch Identity. Boston: Brill, 2013. Pp. 271. $156.00 (cloth).
Pomerleau, Clark A. Califia Women: Feminist Education against Sexism, Classism, and Racism. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2013. Pp. 260. $55.00 (cloth).
Richardson, Sarah S. Sex Itself: The Search for Male & Female in the Human Genome. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013. Pp. 311. $45.00 (cloth).
Rogers, Naomi. Polio Wars: Sister Kenny and the Golden Age of American Medicine. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. Pp. 400. $37.55 (cloth).
Rowe, Dorothy C. After Dada: Marta Hegemann and the Cologne Avant-Garde. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2013. Pp. 270. $70.00 (cloth).
Scarci, Manuela, ed. Creating Women: Representation, Self-Representation, and Agency in the Renaissance. Toronto: Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, 2013. Pp. 205. $21.50 (paper).
Talbot, Christine. A Foreign Kingdom: Mormons and Polygamy in American Political Culture 1852–1890. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2013. Pp. 272. $85.00 (cloth); $30.00 (paper).
Villarejo, Amy. Ethereal Queer: Television, Historicity, Desire. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2014. Pp. 203. $84.95 (cloth); $23.95 (paper). [End Page 178]

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