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Faulkner's Geographies

Faulkner's Geographies

Jay "Watson and Ann J. "Abadie (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781496802279
eISBN:
9781496802323
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802279.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The recent “spatial turn” in social theory and cultural studies opens up exciting new possibilities for the study and teaching of William Faulkner’s work. The fictional domains of Yoknapatawpha ... More

Faulkner's Sexualities

Faulkner's Sexualities

Annette Trefzer and Ann J. Abadie (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604735604
eISBN:
9781621033318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604735604.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

William Faulkner grew up and began his writing career during a time of great cultural upheaval, especially in the realm of sexuality, where every normative notion of identity and relationship was ... 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

Finding a Way HomeA Critical Assessment of Walter Mosley's Fiction

Finding a Way Home: A Critical Assessment of Walter Mosley's Fiction

Owen E. Brady and Derek C. Maus (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730883
eISBN:
9781604733358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730883.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

In this book, thirteen chapters by scholars from four countries trace Walter Mosley’s distinctive approach to representing African American responses to the feeling of homelessness in an inhospitable ... More

The Florida Folklife Reader

The Florida Folklife Reader

Tina Bucuvalas (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031403
eISBN:
9781617031427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031403.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

Florida is blessed with a semitropical climate, beautiful inland areas, and over a thousand miles of warm seas and sandy beaches. And Floridians are every bit as colorful and diverse as the tropical ... More

Folklore RecycledOld Traditions in New Contexts

Folklore Recycled: Old Traditions in New Contexts

Frank de Caro

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037641
eISBN:
9781617037658
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037641.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This book starts from the proposition that folklore—usually thought of in its historical social context as “oral tradition”—is easily appropriated and recycled into other contexts. That is, writers ... More

Folklore Theory in Postwar Germany

Folklore Theory in Postwar Germany

Sadhana Naithani

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039935
eISBN:
9781626740266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039935.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

Can the study of folklore survive brutal wars and nationalized misappropriations? Does folklore make sense in an age of fearsome technology? These are two of several questions this book addresses ... More

Forging the PastSeth and the Art of Memory

Forging the Past: Seth and the Art of Memory

Daniel Marrone

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496807311
eISBN:
9781496807359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496807311.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The work of Canadian cartoonist Seth positions itself between history and memory, and in doing so gives rise to a range of ambivalent impulses, chief among them an ambivalent longing for the past. ... More

Global Faulkner

Global Faulkner

Annette Trefzer and Ann J. Abadie (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732115
eISBN:
9781604733549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732115.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Today, debates about globalization raise both hopes and fears. But what about during William Faulkner’s time? Was Faulkner aware of worldwide cultural, historical, and economic developments? Just how ... More

God of ComicsOsamu Tezuka and the Creation of Post-World War II Manga

God of Comics: Osamu Tezuka and the Creation of Post-World War II Manga

Natsu Onoda Power

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732207
eISBN:
9781604734782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732207.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Cartoonist Osamu Tezuka (1928–1989) is the single most important figure in Japanese post-World War II comics. During his four-decade career, he published more than 150,000 pages of comics, produced ... More

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