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Next Generation AdaptationSpectatorship and Process

Next Generation Adaptation: Spectatorship and Process

Allen H. Redmon (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496832603
eISBN:
9781496832641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496832603.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Next Generation Adaptation: Spectatorship and Process explores the ways in which cross-cultural adaptations often stage a collusion between competing cultural capital. The collusion conceals and ... More

Scattered Musics

Scattered Musics

Martha I. Chew Sánchez and David Henderson (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496832368
eISBN:
9781496832405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496832368.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book brings together eleven chapters on the musics of migrant and diaspora populations around the globe. Their authors are engaged with and sensitive to the nuances of struggles over identities ... More

Side by SideUS Empire, Puerto Rico, and the Roots of American Youth Literature and Culture

Side by Side: US Empire, Puerto Rico, and the Roots of American Youth Literature and Culture

Marilisa Jiménez García

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496832474
eISBN:
9781496832528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496832474.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Through the twentieth century and into the twenty-first century, American youth culture and literature grew up with Puerto Rico. The contemporary US tradition of youth literature and media, along ... More

Crossing Bar LinesThe Politics and Practices of Black Musical Space

Crossing Bar Lines: The Politics and Practices of Black Musical Space

James Gordon Williams

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496832108
eISBN:
9781496832092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496832108.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book provides an interpretive framework for understanding how African American creative improvisers think of musical space. Featuring a Foreword by eminent scholar Robin D.G. Kelley, this is the ... More

Ode to Gen XInstitutional Cynicism in Stranger Things and 1980s Film

Ode to Gen X: Institutional Cynicism in Stranger Things and 1980s Film

Melissa Vosen Callens

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496832412
eISBN:
9781496832467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496832412.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Even for the casual viewer, the Netflix series Stranger Things will likely feel familiar, reminiscent of popular 1980s coming-of-age movies. While Stranger Things and these classic 1980s films are ... More

Peculiar WhitenessRacial Anxiety and Poor Whites in Southern Literature, 1900-1965

Peculiar Whiteness: Racial Anxiety and Poor Whites in Southern Literature, 1900-1965

Justin Mellette

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496832535
eISBN:
9781496832580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496832535.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Peculiar Whiteness argues for deeper consideration of the complexities surrounding the disparate treatment of poor whites throughout southern literature and attests to how broad such experiences have ... More

Improvising SaborCuban Dance Music in New York

Improvising Sabor: Cuban Dance Music in New York

Sue Miller

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496832153
eISBN:
9781496832207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496832153.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The term ‘salsa’ has come to stand for a particular standardized set of performance practices and the dominant narrative of its origins, particularly through the lens of the Fania Records story, has ... More

Intergenerational Solidarity in Children's Literature and Film

Intergenerational Solidarity in Children's Literature and Film

Justyna Deszcz-Tryhubczak and Zoe Jaques (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496831910
eISBN:
9781496831965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831910.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

While differences and conflicts between younger and older generations have been frequently studied in children’s literature criticism, this book breaks new ground by arguing for the fundamental role ... More

Mysterious TravelersSteve Ditko and the Search for a New Liberal Identity

Mysterious Travelers: Steve Ditko and the Search for a New Liberal Identity

Zack Kruse

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496830531
eISBN:
9781496830586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830531.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Steve Ditko (1927–2018) is one of the most important contributors to American comic books. As the cocreator of Spider-Man and sole creator of Dr. Strange, Ditko made an indelible mark on American ... More

R. CrumbLiterature, Autobiography, and the Quest for Self

R. Crumb: Literature, Autobiography, and the Quest for Self

David Stephen Calonne

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496831859
eISBN:
9781496831903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831859.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Robert Crumb: Literature, Autobiography, and the Quest for Self is the first monograph to explore the intersection between Crumb’s love of literature, his search for the meaning of life and the ways ... More

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