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A Portrait of the Auteur as FanboyThe Construction of Authorship in Transmedia Franchises

A Portrait of the Auteur as Fanboy: The Construction of Authorship in Transmedia Franchises

Anastasia Salter and Mel Stanfill

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830463
eISBN:
9781496830517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830463.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The past decade or so of media promotion has seen a recurring trope of Fanboy to the Rescue—have no fear, it says, this revered franchise is being taken over by a writer, director, or producer who is ... 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

Mulata NationVisualizing Race and Gender in Cuba

Mulata Nation: Visualizing Race and Gender in Cuba

Alison Fraunhar

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496814432
eISBN:
9781496814470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814432.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Mulata Nation traces the figure of the mulata, the woman of mixed racial heritage in Cuban artwork and performance from the colonial era through the modern to the contemporary. While perhaps most ... More

Consuming KatrinaPublic Disaster and Personal Narrative

Consuming Katrina: Public Disaster and Personal Narrative

Kate Parker Horigan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817884
eISBN:
9781496817921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817884.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

When survivors are seen as agents in their own stories, they will be seen as agents in their own recovery. A better grasp on the processes of narration and memory is critical for improved disaster ... More

Intimate Partner Violence in New OrleansGender, Race, and Reform, 1840-1900

Intimate Partner Violence in New Orleans: Gender, Race, and Reform, 1840-1900

Ashley Baggett

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815217
eISBN:
9781496815255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815217.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Intimate Partner Violence in New Orleans: Gender, Race, and Reform, 1840–1900 examines the shifting nature of gender, race, and intimate partner violence in New Orleans—a place dramatically affected ... More

Yo' Mama, Mary Mack, and Boudreaux and ThibodeauxLouisiana Children's Folklore and Play

Yo' Mama, Mary Mack, and Boudreaux and Thibodeaux: Louisiana Children's Folklore and Play

Jeanne Pitre Soileau

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496810403
eISBN:
9781496810441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810403.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

“Yo’ Mama, Mary Mack, and Boudreaux and Thibodeaux” presents a forty-four year study of South Louisiana African American children’s performance lore, from the last third of the twentieth century to ... More

Panel to the ScreenStyle, American Film, and Comic Books during the Blockbuster Era

Panel to the Screen: Style, American Film, and Comic Books during the Blockbuster Era

Drew Morton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496809780
eISBN:
9781496809827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809780.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Over the past forty years, American film has entered into a formal interaction with the comic book. Such comic book adaptations as Sin City, 300, and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World have adopted ... More

Consuming IdentityThe Role of Food in Redefining the South

Consuming Identity: The Role of Food in Redefining the South

Ashli Quesinberry Stokes and Wendy Atkins-Sayre

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496809186
eISBN:
9781496809223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809186.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Many Southerners enjoy conversations about food, quickly jumping in with likes and dislikes, regional preferences, and food-related stories. The subject of food often crosses lines of race, class, ... More

The Woman Fantastic in Contemporary American Media Culture

The Woman Fantastic in Contemporary American Media Culture

Elyce Rae Helford, Shiloh Carroll, Sarah Gray, and Michael R. II Howard (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496808714
eISBN:
9781496808752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808714.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In chapters devoted to individual television programs, adult and young adult literature, and comics, the authors collected in The Woman Fantastic in Contemporary American Media Culture discuss ... More

Full Court PressMississippi State University, the Press, and the Battle to Integrate College Basketball

Full Court Press: Mississippi State University, the Press, and the Battle to Integrate College Basketball

Jason A. Peterson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496808202
eISBN:
9781496808240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808202.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

During the civil rights era, Mississippi was cloaked in the hateful embrace of the Closed Society, historian James Silver’s description of the white caste system that enforced segregation and ... More

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