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No Small ThingThe 1963 Mississippi Freedom Vote

No Small Thing: The 1963 Mississippi Freedom Vote

William H. Lawson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496816351
eISBN:
9781496816399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496816351.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The Mississippi Freedom Vote of 1963 is no small thing. It is a complex historical and rhetorical phenomenon worthy of in-depth analysis. The Mississippi Freedom Vote of 1963 was an integrated ... More

Teaching the Works of Eudora WeltyTwenty-First-Century Approaches

Teaching the Works of Eudora Welty: Twenty-First-Century Approaches

Mae Miller Claxton and Julia Eichelberger (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814531
eISBN:
9781496814579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814531.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

While recent scholarship has amply demonstrated that Eudora Welty was a writer with cosmopolitan sensibilities and progressive politics, she continues to be categorized as a “regionalist” writer ... More

Connecting Childhood and Old Age in Popular Media

Connecting Childhood and Old Age in Popular Media

Vanessa Joosen (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815163
eISBN:
9781496815200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815163.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Media narratives in popular culture often ascribe interchangeable characteristics to childhood and old age. In the manner of George Lakoff and Mark Johnson’s Metaphors We Live By, the authors in this ... More

The Indian CaribbeanMigration and Identity in the Diaspora

The Indian Caribbean: Migration and Identity in the Diaspora

Lomarsh Roopnarine

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814388
eISBN:
9781496814425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814388.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book tells a distinct story of Indians in the Caribbean—one concentrated not only on archival records and institutions, but also on the voices of the people and the ways in which they define ... More

Subversive SpiritsThe Female Ghost in British and American Popular Culture

Subversive Spirits: The Female Ghost in British and American Popular Culture

Robin Roberts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815569
eISBN:
9781496815606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815569.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The supernatural remains extraordinarily popular in literature, television, and film. But one figure has remained in the shadow, the female ghost. Inherently liminal, often literally invisible, the ... More

Twenty-First-Century Feminisms in Children's and Adolescent Literature

Twenty-First-Century Feminisms in Children's and Adolescent Literature

Roberta Seelinger Trites

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813800
eISBN:
9781496813848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813800.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Twenty-First Century Feminisms in Children’s and Adolescent Literature employs methodologies from material feminism to demonstrate how feminist thinking has influenced literature for the young in the ... More

World War I and Southern Modernism

World War I and Southern Modernism

David A. Davis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815415
eISBN:
9781496815453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815415.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

When the United States entered World War I, parts of the country had developed industries, urban cultures, and democratic political systems, but the South lagged behind, remaining an impoverished, ... More

The Canadian AlternativeCartoonists, Comics, and Graphic Novels

The Canadian Alternative: Cartoonists, Comics, and Graphic Novels

Dominick Grace and Eric Hoffman (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815118
eISBN:
9781496815156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815118.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This overview of the history of Canadian comics explores not only the few Canadian cartoonists who have received study, but many who have not. Contributors look at the myriad ways that ... More

Growing Up Asian American in Young Adult Fiction

Growing Up Asian American in Young Adult Fiction

Ymitri Mathison (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815064
eISBN:
9781496815101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815064.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Growing Up Asian American in Young Adult Fiction focuses on moving beyond stereotypes to examine how Asian American children and adolescents define their unique identities. For these kids, being or ... More

Sowing the WindThe Mississippi Constitutional Convention of 1890

Sowing the Wind: The Mississippi Constitutional Convention of 1890

Dorothy Overstreet Pratt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815460
eISBN:
9781496815507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815460.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book examines the Mississippi Constitutional Convention of 1890 and argues that it became the crucible of change in the state, creating a cultural shift from a society based on class to one ... More

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