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Chaos and CompromiseThe Evolution of the Mississippi Budgeting Process

Chaos and Compromise: The Evolution of the Mississippi Budgeting Process

Brian A. Pugh

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830197
eISBN:
9781496830234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830197.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book explains how Mississippi’s budget making process evolved and examines legislation and litigation, as well as those legislators and governors responsible for developing this process. This ... More

Cold War IIHollywood's Renewed Obsession with Russia

Cold War II: Hollywood's Renewed Obsession with Russia

Tatiana Prorokova-Konrad (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496831095
eISBN:
9781496831149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831095.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Today, Hollywood cinema has made a striking turn regarding its portrayals of Russians, returning to the images of the Cold War. To explore the reasons for this sudden renewed interest in the Cold ... More

Comic Art in Museums

Comic Art in Museums

Kim A. Munson (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828118
eISBN:
9781496828064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828118.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Over the last twenty years, the growing diversity in content and artistic innovation in graphic novels, comic books, and web comics combined with the popularity of films based on comics material have ... 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

DamagedMusicality and Race in Early American Punk

Damaged: Musicality and Race in Early American Punk

Evan Rapport

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496831217
eISBN:
9781496831262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831217.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

From the late 1960s to the early 1980s, American punk developed as a distinct musical style that reflected the tremendous upheaval in American society during this period. Raw and direct, punk ... More

French on Shifting GroundCultural and Coastal Erosion in South Louisiana

French on Shifting Ground: Cultural and Coastal Erosion in South Louisiana

Nathalie Dajko

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830647
eISBN:
9781496830975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830647.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

French on Shifting Ground introduces readers to the lower Lafourche Basin, Louisiana, where the land, a language, and a way of life are at risk due to climate change, environmental disaster, and ... 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

Groove TheoryThe Blues Foundation of Funk

Groove Theory: The Blues Foundation of Funk

Tony Bolden

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830524
eISBN:
9781496830593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830524.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Tony Bolden presents an innovative history of funk music focused on the performers, regarding them as intellectuals who fashioned a new aesthetic. Utilizing musicology, literary studies, performance ... More

Harmony and NormalizationUS-Cuban Musical Diplomacy

Harmony and Normalization: US-Cuban Musical Diplomacy

Timothy P. Storhoff

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830876
eISBN:
9781496830920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830876.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Harmony and Normalization explores cultural relations between Cuba and the United States during the Presidency of Barack Obama, who restored diplomatic relations with the island. Musical exchanges ... More

Haunted PropertySlavery and the Gothic

Haunted Property: Slavery and the Gothic

Sarah Gilbreath Ford

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496829696
eISBN:
9781496829740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496829696.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

At the heart of America’s slave system was the legal definition of people as property. While property ownership is a cornerstone of the American dream, the status of enslaved people supplies a ... More

Hollywood Hates Hitler!Jew-Baiting, Anti-Nazism, and the Senate Investigation into Warmongering in Motion Pictures

Hollywood Hates Hitler!: Jew-Baiting, Anti-Nazism, and the Senate Investigation into Warmongering in Motion Pictures

Chris Yogerst

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496829757
eISBN:
9781496829801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496829757.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In September of 1941, a handful of isolationist senators set out to tarnish Hollywood for war-mongering. The United States was largely divided on the possibility of entering the European War, yet the ... More

New Critical Essays on Toni Morrison's God Help the ChildRace, Culture, and History

New Critical Essays on Toni Morrison's God Help the Child: Race, Culture, and History

Alice Knox Eaton, Maxine Lavon Montgomery, and Shirley A. Stave (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828873
eISBN:
9781496828927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828873.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

American Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison’s 11th novel, God Help the Child, released in 2015, set in contemporary times, explores the relationship between a financially successful, beautiful young Black ... More

No Future in This CountryThe Prophetic Pessimism of Bishop Henry McNeal Turner

No Future in This Country: The Prophetic Pessimism of Bishop Henry McNeal Turner

Andre E. Johnson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830708
eISBN:
9781496830678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830708.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

No Future in This Country: The Prophetic Pessimism of Bishop Henry McNeal Turner is a rhetorical history of the public career of Bishop Turner during a critical point in American history—from ... More

Outside and InsideRace and Identity in White Jazz Autobiography

Outside and Inside: Race and Identity in White Jazz Autobiography

Reva Marin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496829979
eISBN:
9781496830029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496829979.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book is the first full-length study of autobiographies and memoirs of white American jazz musicians, whose accounts reveal attitudes toward race, ethnicity, and gender across a wide range of ... More

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

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

RediasporizationAfrican-Guyanese Kweh-Kweh

Rediasporization: African-Guyanese Kweh-Kweh

Gillian Richards-Greaves

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496831156
eISBN:
9781496831200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831156.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book examines how African-Guyanese in New York City participate in the Come to My Kwe-Kwe ritual to facilitate rediasporization, that is, the creation of a newer diaspora from an existing one. ... More

SEE! HEAR! CUT! KILL!Experiencing Friday the 13th

SEE! HEAR! CUT! KILL!: Experiencing Friday the 13th

Wickham Clayton

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830319
eISBN:
9781496830357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830319.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

SEE! HEAR! CUT! KILL!: Experiencing Friday the 13th, is the first book entirely devoted to the analysis of the Friday the 13th franchise. The story a film tells is usually filtered through a ... More

Soul in SeoulAfrican American Popular Music and K-pop

Soul in Seoul: African American Popular Music and K-pop

Crystal S. Anderson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830098
eISBN:
9781496830142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830098.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Soul in Seoul: African American Popular Music and K-pop examines how K-pop cites musical and performative elements of Black popular music culture as well as the ways that fans outside of Korea ... More

Toxic MasculinityMapping the Monstrous in Our Heroes

Toxic Masculinity: Mapping the Monstrous in Our Heroes

Esther De Dauw and Daniel J. Connell (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828934
eISBN:
9781496828989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828934.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This volume takes an interdisciplinary perspective when positioning the impact of hypermasculinity on toxic masculinity and the vilification of identities outside of hypermasculinity through several ... More

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