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The British Superhero

The British Superhero

Chris Murray

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496807373
eISBN:
9781496807410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496807373.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This book reveals the largely unknown and rather surprising history of the British superhero. It is often thought that Britain did not have its own superheroes, yet this book demonstrates that there ... More

Consuming IdentityThe Role of Food in Redefining the South

Consuming Identity: The Role of Food in Redefining the South

Ashli Quesinberry Stokes and Wendy Atkins-Sayre

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496809186
eISBN:
9781496809223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809186.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Many Southerners enjoy conversations about food, quickly jumping in with likes and dislikes, regional preferences, and food-related stories. The subject of food often crosses lines of race, class, ... More

Faulkner and History

Faulkner and History

Jay Watson and Jr., James G. Thomas (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496809971
eISBN:
9781496810014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809971.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

William Faulkner remains a historian's writer. A distinguished roster of historians has referenced Faulkner in their published work. They are drawn to him as a fellow historian, a shaper of narrative ... More

Full Court PressMississippi State University, the Press, and the Battle to Integrate College Basketball

Full Court Press: Mississippi State University, the Press, and the Battle to Integrate College Basketball

Jason A. Peterson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496808202
eISBN:
9781496808240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808202.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

During the civil rights era, Mississippi was cloaked in the hateful embrace of the Closed Society, historian James Silver’s description of the white caste system that enforced segregation and ... More

Minority RelationsIntergroup Conflict and Cooperation

Minority Relations: Intergroup Conflict and Cooperation

Greg Robinson and Robert S. Chang (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496810458
eISBN:
9781496810496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810458.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The question of how relations between marginalized groups are impacted by their common and sometimes competing search for equal rights has become acutely important. Demographic projections make it ... More

More than Cricket and FootballInternational Sport and the Challenge of Celebrity

More than Cricket and Football: International Sport and the Challenge of Celebrity

Joel Nathan Rosen and Maureen M. Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496809889
eISBN:
9781496809926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809889.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This collection takes a critical look at athletic celebrity on the part of athletes who enjoy worldwide reputations without necessarily breaking into the more narrowly defined North American sporting ... More

Panel to the ScreenStyle, American Film, and Comic Books during the Blockbuster Era

Panel to the Screen: Style, American Film, and Comic Books during the Blockbuster Era

Drew Morton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496809780
eISBN:
9781496809827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809780.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Over the past forty years, American film has entered into a formal interaction with the comic book. Such comic book adaptations as Sin City, 300, and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World have adopted ... More

Prison PowerHow Prison Influenced the Movement for Black Liberation

Prison Power: How Prison Influenced the Movement for Black Liberation

Lisa M. Corrigan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496809070
eISBN:
9781496809117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809070.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Prison Power centers imprisonment in the history of black liberation as a rhetorical, theoretical, physical, and media resource as activists developed movement tactics and ideology to counter white ... More

Reading Lessons in SeeingMirrors, Masks, and Mazes in the Autobiographical Graphic Novel

Reading Lessons in Seeing: Mirrors, Masks, and Mazes in the Autobiographical Graphic Novel

Michael A. Chaney

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496810250
eISBN:
9781496810298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810250.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This book examines graphic novels to illustrate that in form and function they inform readers on how they ought to be read. The book's arguments result in an innovative analysis of the various ... More

Stephen Sondheim and the Reinvention of the American Musical

Stephen Sondheim and the Reinvention of the American Musical

Robert L. McLaughlin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496808554
eISBN:
9781496808592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808554.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

From West Side Story in 1957 to Road Show in 2008, the musicals of Stephen Sondheim and his collaborators have challenged the conventions of the American musical theater and expanded the ... More

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