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Black and Brown PlanetsThe Politics of Race in Science Fiction

Black and Brown Planets: The Politics of Race in Science Fiction

Isiah Lavender (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628461237
eISBN:
9781626740686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461237.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Black and Brown Planets, edited by Isiah Lavender, III, signifies a timely exploration of the Western obsession with color in its analysis of the sometimes contrary intersections of politics and race ... More

Brother-SoulsJohn Clellon Holmes, Jack Kerouac, and the Beat Generation

Brother-Souls: John Clellon Holmes, Jack Kerouac, and the Beat Generation

Ann Charters and Samuel Charters

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604735796
eISBN:
9781621031666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604735796.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

John Clellon Holmes met Jack Kerouac on a hot New York City weekend in 1948, and until the end of Kerouac’s life they were—in Holmes’s words—“Brother-Souls.” Both were neophyte novelists, hungry for ... More

Civil Rights in the White Literary ImaginationInnocence by Association

Civil Rights in the White Literary Imagination: Innocence by Association

Jonathan W. Gray

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036491
eISBN:
9781621030539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036491.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The statement, “The Civil Rights Movement changed America,” though true, has become something of a cliche. This book seeks to determine how, exactly, the Civil Rights Movement changed the literary ... More

Clockwork RhetoricThe Language and Style of Steampunk

Clockwork Rhetoric: The Language and Style of Steampunk

Barry Brummett (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460919
eISBN:
9781626740532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460919.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The anthology asks: What social and political impact is created by the Steampunk dimension of film, television, fashion, and decoration? How does Steampunk both reflect and shape social attitudes and ... More

Feminism, the Left, and Postwar Literary Culture

Feminism, the Left, and Postwar Literary Culture

Kathlene McDonald

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033018
eISBN:
9781617033025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033018.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book traces the development of a Left feminist consciousness as women became more actively involved in the American Left during and immediately following World War II. It argues that women ... More

Larry BrownA Writer's Life

Larry Brown: A Writer's Life

Jean W. Cash

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604739800
eISBN:
9781604739862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604739800.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Larry Brown was unique among writers who started their careers in the late twentieth century. Unlike most of them—his friends Clyde Edgerton, Jill McCorkle, Rick Bass, Kaye Gibbons, among others—he ... More

Larry Brown and the Blue-Collar South

Larry Brown and the Blue-Collar South

Jean W. Cash and Keith Perry (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110751
eISBN:
9781604736366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110751.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Larry Brown (1951–2004) is noted for his subjects—rural life, poverty, war, and the working class—and his spare, gritty style. His oeuvre spans several genres and includes acclaimed novels (Dirty ... More

Turncoats, Traitors, and Fellow TravelersCulture and Politics of the Early Cold War

Turncoats, Traitors, and Fellow Travelers: Culture and Politics of the Early Cold War

Arthur Redding

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730050
eISBN:
9781604733266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730050.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The Cold War was unique in the way films, books, television shows, colleges and universities, and practices of everyday life were enlisted to create American political consensus. This coercion ... More

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