Volume 39.3, June 2006

Editorial: "The Way of Knowing" by Gary Hoppenstand


"A Tooth for a Private Eye: James Ellroy's Detective Fiction" by Carole Allamand

"The 'Degrading Thirst After Outrageous Stimulation': Wordsworth as Cultural Critic"  by G. Kim Blank

"Muhammad Goes to Hollywood: Michael Mann's Ali as Biopic" by Kegan Doyle

"The Bohunk in American Cinema" by Danusha V. Goska" 

"Identity Takeout: How American Jews Made Chinese Food Their Ethnic Cuisine" by Hanna Miller 

"From Do-Nothing to Detective: The Transformation of Robert Audley in Lady Audley's Secret" by Vicki A. Pallo 

"Invisible Woman: Herbert Ross' Boys on the Side Puts HIV/AIDS and Women in Their Place" by Kathleen J. Waites 

Book Reviews

Myself Among Others: A Life in Music.   Philip Booth

Hideous Absinthe: A History of the Devil in a Bottle. Jeffrey Cass

The Rise of Fashion, a Reader. Patricia A. Cunningham

Matzoh Ball Gumbo: Culinary Tales of the Jewish South.  Jonathan Deutsch

American History and Contemporary Hollywood Film. Robert Fyne


Music of the Great Depression.  Rachel Gillett


Why I Hate Abercrombie & Fitch: Essays on Race and Sexuality. Joseph Hancock

Meet the Beatles: A Cultural History of the Band that Shook Youth, Gender and the World . K. A. Laity


Tyson—Nurture of the Beast. Jo-Ann Morgan


In a Queer Time and Place: Transgender Bodies, Subcultural Lives.  Christopher Nagle


Loca Motion. The Travels of Chicana and Latina Popular Culture  Juan Orbe


Alien Woman: The Making of Lt. Ellen Ripley. William H. Patterson Jr.


Food in the Movies. Susan M. Rossi-Wilcox

The Artisan of Ipswich: Craftsmanship and Community in Colonial New England. Colin Rowan


The War Complex: World War II in Our Time. Jeremy K. Saucier


Bourgeois Nightmares: Suburbia, 1870–1930.  Robert E. Weir