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Boys Love Manga and BeyondHistory, Culture, and Community in Japan

Boys Love Manga and Beyond: History, Culture, and Community in Japan

Mark McLelland, Kazumi Nagaike, Katsuhiko Suganuma, and James Welker (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461190
eISBN:
9781626740662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461190.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Boys Love (or simply BL) has emerged as a mainstream genre in manga, anime, and games for girls and young women. This genre was first developed in Japan in the early 1970s by a group of female ... 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

Campus TraditionsFolklore from the Old-Time College to the Modern Mega-University

Campus Traditions: Folklore from the Old-Time College to the Modern Mega-University

Simon J. Bronner

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036163
eISBN:
9781621036173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036163.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

From their beginnings, campuses emerged as hotbeds of traditions and folklore. American college students inhabit a culture with its own slang, stories, humor, beliefs, rituals, and pranks. This book ... More

Can Anything Beat White?A Black Family's Letters

Can Anything Beat White?: A Black Family's Letters

Elisabeth Petry (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033209
eISBN:
9781617030680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033209.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Ann Petry (1908–1997) achieved prominence during a period in which few black women were published with regularity in America. Her novels Country Place (1947) and The Narrows (1988), along with ... More

The Caribbean Novel since 1945Cultural Practice, Form, and the Nation-State

The Caribbean Novel since 1945: Cultural Practice, Form, and the Nation-State

Michael Niblett

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032479
eISBN:
9781617032486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032479.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book offers a comparative analysis of fiction from across the pan-Caribbean, exploring the relationship between literary form, cultural practice, and the nation-state. Engaging with the ... 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

The Comic Book Film AdaptationExploring Modern Hollywood's Leading Genre

The Comic Book Film Adaptation: Exploring Modern Hollywood's Leading Genre

Liam Burke

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462036
eISBN:
9781626745193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462036.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

In the summer of 2000 X-Men surpassed all box office expectations and ushered in an era of unprecedented production of comic book film adaptations. This trend, now in its second decade, has blossomed ... More

Comics and LanguageReimagining Critical Discourse on the Form

Comics and Language: Reimagining Critical Discourse on the Form

Hannah Miodrag

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617038044
eISBN:
9781621039556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038044.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

It has become an axiom in comic studies that “comics is a language, not a genre.” But what exactly does that mean, and how is discourse on the form both aided and hindered by thinking of it in ... More

Comics and Narration

Comics and Narration

Thierry Groensteen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037702
eISBN:
9781621039396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037702.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This book is the follow-up to The System of Comics, in which the author, a French-language comics theorist, set out to investigate how the medium functions, introducing the principle of iconic ... More

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