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Animating the SpiritedJourneys and Transformations

Animating the Spirited: Journeys and Transformations

Tze-yue G. Hu, Masao Yokota, and Gyongyi Horvath (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496826268
eISBN:
9781496826299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496826268.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This volume of essays focuses on the meanings of the spirited and its navigation in the diverse, dynamic, and polarized creative environment of the 21st century. The animation medium and its related ... More

Carnival Is WomanFeminism and Performance in Caribbean Mas

Carnival Is Woman: Feminism and Performance in Caribbean Mas

Frances Henry and Dwaine Plaza (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496825445
eISBN:
9781496825490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496825445.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

What is most intriguing in the Carnivals today is the substantial increase in the number of women who play mas’ with some figures estimating as much as 70% of all players. This volume, probably the ... More

The Comics of Alison BechdelFrom the Outside In

The Comics of Alison Bechdel: From the Outside In

Janine Utell (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496825773
eISBN:
9781496825827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496825773.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The Comics of Alison Bechdel is the first full-length volume dedicated to the comics art of Alison Bechdel, beginning with her early work on the long-running serial comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For ... More

How the Other Half LaughsThe Comic Sensibility in American Culture, 1895-1920

How the Other Half Laughs: The Comic Sensibility in American Culture, 1895-1920

Jean Lee Cole

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496826527
eISBN:
9781496826572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496826527.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

In the popular press of the early twentieth century, immigrant masses and the tenement districts were frequently portrayed as occasions for laughter rather than as objects of pity or problems to be ... More

Martin R. Delany's Civil War and ReconstructionA Primary Source Reader

Martin R. Delany's Civil War and Reconstruction: A Primary Source Reader

Tunde Adeleke (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496826633
eISBN:
9781496826688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496826633.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Collectively the documents provide answers to the still unresolved existential question of Martin Delany historiography: Who was the real Martin Delany? Conflicting answers and interpretations ... More

Ms. Marvel's AmericaNo Normal

Ms. Marvel's America: No Normal

Jessica Baldanzi and Hussein Rashid (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496827029
eISBN:
9781496827067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496827029.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This book is a scholarly examination of the comic book character of the new Ms. Marvel, Kamala Khan, from multiple disciplinary approaches, including religious studies, gender studies, cultural ... More

Professional WrestlingSport and Spectacle, Second Edition

Professional Wrestling: Sport and Spectacle, Second Edition

Sharon Mazer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496826862
eISBN:
9781496826626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496826862.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Professional wrestling is one of the most popular performance practices in the United States and around the world, drawing millions of spectators to live events and televised broadcasts. The displays ... More

Reading Testimony, Witnessing TraumaConfronting Race, Gender, and Violence in American Literature

Reading Testimony, Witnessing Trauma: Confronting Race, Gender, and Violence in American Literature

Eden Wales Freedman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496827333
eISBN:
9781496827388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496827333.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Reading Testimony, Witnessing Trauma: Confronting Race, Gender, and Violence in American Literature treats reader response to traumatic and testimonial literature written by and about African ... More

Southern Literature, Cold War Culture, and the Making of Modern America

Southern Literature, Cold War Culture, and the Making of Modern America

Jordan J. Dominy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496826404
eISBN:
9781496826459
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496826404.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The formalized study of southern literature in the mid-twentieth century is an example of scholars formalizing the study of modernist aesthetics in order to suppress leftist politics and sentiments ... More

The Supervillain Reader

The Supervillain Reader

Robert Moses Peaslee and Robert G. Weiner (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496826466
eISBN:
9781496826510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496826466.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

It’s been argued that every good superhero needs an equally compelling supervillain. The Supervillain Reader sheds light on why “it’s all about the villain.” The editors have assembled a collection ... More

Truth and ConsequencesGame Shows in Fiction and Film

Truth and Consequences: Game Shows in Fiction and Film

Mike Miley

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496825384
eISBN:
9781496825438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496825384.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Truth and Consequences interrogates the ways in which over two dozen works of fiction and film find meaning in the game show. Writers and filmmakers use the game show intermedially as a metaphor for ... More

With Great Power Comes Great PedagogyTeaching, Learning, and Comics

With Great Power Comes Great Pedagogy: Teaching, Learning, and Comics

Susan E. Kirtley, Antero Garcia, and Peter E. Carlson (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496826046
eISBN:
9781496826039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496826046.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This collection sets out the stakes, definitions, and exemplars of contemporary comics pedagogy. From K-12 contexts to higher ed instruction to ongoing communities of scholars working outside of the ... More

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