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Downtown Mardi GrasNew Carnival Practices in Post-Katrina New Orleans

Downtown Mardi Gras: New Carnival Practices in Post-Katrina New Orleans

Leslie A. Wade, Robin Roberts, and Frank de Caro

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496823786
eISBN:
9781496823823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496823786.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

After Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and the surrounding region in 2005, the city debated whether to press on with Mardi Gras or cancel the parades. Ultimately, they decided to proceed. New ... More

Language in LouisianaCommunity and Culture

Language in Louisiana: Community and Culture

Nathalie Dajko and Shana Walton (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496823854
eISBN:
9781496823861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496823854.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This volume brings together for the first time essays that cover all major (currently) spoken languages in the state, all major language research in Louisiana, and all sites of language activism.This ... More

The Practice of FolkloreEssays toward a Theory of Tradition

The Practice of Folklore: Essays toward a Theory of Tradition

Simon J. Bronner

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496822628
eISBN:
9781496822673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496822628.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book proposes to answer the pressing philosophical as well as psychological question of why people repeat themselves. It redefines folklore as traditional knowledge that serves this need in ... More

Race and RadioPioneering Black Broadcasters in New Orleans

Race and Radio: Pioneering Black Broadcasters in New Orleans

Bala James Baptiste

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496822062
eISBN:
9781496822116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496822062.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Race and Radio: Pioneering Black Broadcasters in New Orleans explicates the emergence of blacks in broadcasting in New Orleans. The racial integration of changed the medium making it a channel for ... More

Faulkner and Money

Faulkner and Money

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

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496822529
eISBN:
9781496822567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496822529.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The matter of money touches the writer's life at every point:in the need to make ends meet, in daily dealings with agents, editors, and publishers, and in the choice of subject matter and the ... More

Peculiar RhetoricSlavery, Freedom, and the African Colonization Movement

Peculiar Rhetoric: Slavery, Freedom, and the African Colonization Movement

Bjørn F. Stillion Southard

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496823694
eISBN:
9781496823724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496823694.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The African colonization movement plays a peculiar role in the study of racial equality in the United States. For white colonizationists, the movement was positioned as a compromise between slavery ... More

The Films of Douglas SirkExquisite Ironies and Magnificent Obsessions

The Films of Douglas Sirk: Exquisite Ironies and Magnificent Obsessions

Tom Ryan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496817983
eISBN:
9781496822406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817983.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Working in Europe during the 1930s, mainly for Germany’s UFA studios, and then in America in the 1940s and ’50s, Douglas Sirk brought to all his work a distinctive style that has led to his ... More

Folklore in Baltic HistoryResistance and Resurgence

Folklore in Baltic History: Resistance and Resurgence

Sadhana Naithani

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496823564
eISBN:
9781496823618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496823564.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Folklore in Baltic History: Resistance and Resurgence is a study of how the discipline of folklore studies was treated under the totalitarian rule of the USSR in the Baltic countries of Estonia, ... More

Labor PainsNew Deal Fictions of Race, Work, and Sex in the South

Labor Pains: New Deal Fictions of Race, Work, and Sex in the South

Christin Marie Taylor

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496821775
eISBN:
9781496821805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496821775.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Labor Pains: New Deal Fictions of Race, Work and Sex in the South is about southern modernist fictions centered on the imagined lives of black folk workers from the 1930s to the 1960s. This period ... More

Implied NowhereAbsence in Folklore Studies

Implied Nowhere: Absence in Folklore Studies

Shelley Ingram, Willow G. Mullins, and Todd Richardson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496822956
eISBN:
9781496823007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496822956.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

Implied Nowhere: Absence in Folklore Studies talks about things folklorists don’t usually talk about. It ponders the tacit aspects of folklore and folklore studies, looking into the unarticulated ... More

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