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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

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

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

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

Queer Anxieties of Young Adult Literature and Culture

Queer Anxieties of Young Adult Literature and Culture

Derritt Mason

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496830982
eISBN:
9781496831033
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830982.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book considers the recent surge in queer young adult literature publishing and argues that this explosion of queer representation has prompted new forms of longstanding cultural anxieties about ... More

Reconsidering Flannery O'Connor

Reconsidering Flannery O'Connor

Alison Arant and Jordan Cofer (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496831798
eISBN:
9781496831842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831798.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Flannery O’Connor’s work can be unsettling to read, inviting a wide range of responses because of her peculiar mixture of violence, grace, and humor. However, a few persistent readerly habits have ... More

The Green DepressionAmerican Ecoliterature in the 1930s and 1940s

The Green Depression: American Ecoliterature in the 1930s and 1940s

Matthew M. Lambert

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830401
eISBN:
9781496830456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830401.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book argues that depression-era authors contributed to the development of modern environmental thought in three distinct ways. First, they began recognizing as never before the devastating and ... More

Critical Directions in Comics Studies

Critical Directions in Comics Studies

Thomas Giddens (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828996
eISBN:
9781496829047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828996.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Recent decades have seen a blossoming of academic and scholarly concern with comics. Within the ecosystems of this growth, dominant assumptions have taken root—assumptions around the particular ... More

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