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Between GenerationsCollaborative Authorship in the Golden Age of Children's Literature

Between Generations: Collaborative Authorship in the Golden Age of Children's Literature

Victoria Ford Smith

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813374
eISBN:
9781496813411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813374.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Between Generations recuperates a tradition of adult-child collaboration in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century British children’s literature and culture, charting the emergence of new models of ... More

Black Intellectual Thought in Modern AmericaA Historical Perspective

Black Intellectual Thought in Modern America: A Historical Perspective

Brian D. Behnken, Gregory D. Smithers, and Simon Wendt (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813657
eISBN:
9781496813695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813657.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Black intellectualism has been misunderstood by the American public and by scholars for generations. Historically maligned by their peers and by the lay public as inauthentic or illegitimate, black ... More

Blasian InvasionRacial Mixing in the Celebrity Industrial Complex

Blasian Invasion: Racial Mixing in the Celebrity Industrial Complex

Myra S. Washington

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814227
eISBN:
9781496814265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814227.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book examines the racialization of Blasians – mixed race people with Black and Asian ancestry – that neither sees them as new or unique, nor as a racial salve to move the United States past the ... More

Boom's BluesMusic, Journalism, and Friendship in Wartime

Boom's Blues: Music, Journalism, and Friendship in Wartime

Wim Verbei

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496805119
eISBN:
9781496812544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805119.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book stands as both a remarkable biography of J. Frank G. Boom (1920–1953) and a recovery of his incredible contribution to blues scholarship originally titled The Blues: Satirical Songs of the ... More

The Canadian AlternativeCartoonists, Comics, and Graphic Novels

The Canadian Alternative: Cartoonists, Comics, and Graphic Novels

Dominick Grace and Eric Hoffman (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815118
eISBN:
9781496815156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815118.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This overview of the history of Canadian comics explores not only the few Canadian cartoonists who have received study, but many who have not. Contributors look at the myriad ways that ... More

Carter G. WoodsonHistory, the Black Press, and Public Relations

Carter G. Woodson: History, the Black Press, and Public Relations

Burnis R. Morris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814074
eISBN:
9781496814111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814074.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Historian Carter G. Woodson’s employment of the black press and modern public-relations techniques to preserve and popularize black history during the first half of the 20th century is rediscovered ... More

China in the MixCinema, Sound, and Popular Culture in the Age of Globalization

China in the Mix: Cinema, Sound, and Popular Culture in the Age of Globalization

Ying Xiao

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812605
eISBN:
9781496812643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812605.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Scarce attention has been paid to the dimension of sound and its essential role in constructing image, culture, and identity in Chinese film and media. China in the Mix fills a critical void with an ... More

Comfort FoodMeanings and Memories

Comfort Food: Meanings and Memories

Michael Owen Jones and Lucy M. Long (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496810847
eISBN:
9781496810892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810847.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

As a subject of study, “comfort food” is relevant to a number of scholarly disciplines, most obviously food studies, folkloristics, and anthropology, but also American culture studies, cultural ... More

Comics Art in China

Comics Art in China

John A. Lent and Xu Ying

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811745
eISBN:
9781496811783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811745.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

In the most comprehensive and authoritative source on this subject, this book covers almost all comics art forms in mainland China, providing the history from the nineteenth century to the present as ... More

Comics, Trauma, and the New Art of War

Comics, Trauma, and the New Art of War

Harriet E. H. Earle

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812469
eISBN:
9781496812506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812469.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Conflict is one of the most prevalent themes in comics, film and literature; we have been writing stories of war and violence since time immemorial. Comics is no stranger to such narratives and is ... More

Connecting Childhood and Old Age in Popular Media

Connecting Childhood and Old Age in Popular Media

Vanessa Joosen (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815163
eISBN:
9781496815200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815163.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Media narratives in popular culture often ascribe interchangeable characteristics to childhood and old age. In the manner of George Lakoff and Mark Johnson’s Metaphors We Live By, the authors in this ... More

Connecting HistoriesFrancophone Caribbean Writers Interrogating Their Past

Connecting Histories: Francophone Caribbean Writers Interrogating Their Past

Bonnie Thomas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496810557
eISBN:
9781496810595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810557.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Connecting Histories: Francophone Caribbean Writers Interrogating Their Past explores the complex interchange between shared and personal pasts and how they impact upon individual lives. Through ... More

Dis-Orienting PlanetsRacial Representations of Asia in Science Fiction

Dis-Orienting Planets: Racial Representations of Asia in Science Fiction

Isiah Lavender III (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811523
eISBN:
9781496811561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811523.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Dis-Orienting Planets: Racial Representations of Asia in Science Fiction continues where Black and Brown Planets: The Politics of Race in Science Fiction (2014) left off. This anthology features ... More

Dream and LegacyDr. Martin Luther King in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Dream and Legacy: Dr. Martin Luther King in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Michael L. Clemons, Donathan L. Brown, and William H. L. Dorsey (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811844
eISBN:
9781496811882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811844.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book examines how Martin Luther King's life and work had a profound, if unpredictable, impact on the course of the United States since the civil rights era. A global icon of freedom, justice, ... More

European Empires in the American SouthColonial and Environmental Encounters

European Empires in the American South: Colonial and Environmental Encounters

Joseph P. Ward (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812193
eISBN:
9781496812230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812193.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This multi-authored volume examines the process of European expansion into the Atlantic by focusing on a region that has come to be known as the American South. During the three centuries after ... More

Faulkner and Print Culture

Faulkner and Print Culture

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812308
eISBN:
9781496812346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812308.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

William Faulkner’s first ventures into print culture began far from the world of highbrow publishing with which he is typically associated—the world of New York publishing houses, little magazines, ... More

The Gaithers and Southern GospelHomecoming in the Twenty-First Century

The Gaithers and Southern Gospel: Homecoming in the Twenty-First Century

Ryan P. Harper

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496810908
eISBN:
9781496810946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810908.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This ethnography examines songwriters Bill and Gloria Gaithers’ Homecoming video and concert series. The Homecomings re-present the “southern gospel” subgenre of gospel music—a musical style popular ... More

George P. Knauff's Virginia Reels and the History of American Fiddling

George P. Knauff's Virginia Reels and the History of American Fiddling

Chris Goertzen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814272
eISBN:
9781496814319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814272.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

George P. Knauff's Virginia Reels (1839) was the first collection of southern fiddle tunes and the only substantial one published in the nineteenth century. Knauff's activity could not anticipate our ... More

Graphic Novels as Philosophy

Graphic Novels as Philosophy

Jeff McLaughlin (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813275
eISBN:
9781496813312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813275.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

In a follow-up to Comics as Philosophy, this book addresses two questions: which philosophical insights, concepts, and tools can shed light on the graphic novel? And how can the graphic novel cast ... More

Graphic Novels for Children and Young AdultsA Collection of Critical Essays

Graphic Novels for Children and Young Adults: A Collection of Critical Essays

Michelle Ann Abate and Gwen Athene Tarbox (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811677
eISBN:
9781496811714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811677.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

One of the most significant transformations in literature for children and young adults during the last twenty years has been the resurgence of comics. Educators and librarians extol the benefits of ... More

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