Spring 2024 Books

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Narrative Podcasting in an Age of Obsession

Evaluating the rise of podcasting and the storytelling trends that emerged

Bad Chaucer

The Great Poet’s Greatest Mistakes in the Canterbury Tales

Explores how Geoffrey Chaucer’s blunders in the classic Canterbury Tales make it far from a perfect masterpiece

Greasepaint Puritan

Boston to 42nd Street in the Queer Backstage Novels of Bradford Ropes

Recovers the life and art of Bradford Ropes, author of 42nd Street and chronicler of gay lives in early show business

Kinethic California

Dancing Funk and Disco Era Kinships

Explores the making of black social and vernacular dance in the 1970s, precursor to today’s global hip hop/streetdance culture

Staging Blackness

Representations of Race in German-Speaking Drama and Theater

Examining how Blackness has been historically staged in German theater and how it should be represented today

Seeds of Mobilization

The Authoritarian Roots of South Korea's Democracy

Examines the roles of industrialization and tertiary education in Korea’s nonlinear path to democracy

The Next Draft

Inspiring Craft Talks from the Rainier Writing Workshop

Essays inspiring readers to take an innovative approach to writing

Stephanie Dinkins

On Love & Data

Art’s power to challenge inequities and build inclusive dialogues

Instrument of Memory

Encounters with the Wandering Jew

Reimagining the Wandering Jew legend and the curse of immortality in centuries of Jewish and Christian art