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Adrian RolliniThe Life and Music of a Jazz Rambler

Adrian Rollini: The Life and Music of a Jazz Rambler

Ate van Delden

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496825155
eISBN:
9781496825148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496825155.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Adrian Rollini (1904-1956)was as a child prodigy, playing piano when he was four. This book describes how job opportunities came to him easily at first and that his versatility helped him when they ... More

Black and More than BlackAfrican American Fiction in the Post Era

Black and More than Black: African American Fiction in the Post Era

Cameron Leader-Picone

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496824516
eISBN:
9781496824547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496824516.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This book analyzes twenty-first century African American fiction through the proliferation of post categories that arose in the new millennium. These post categories—post-black, post-racialism, ... More

Conscripts of MigrationNeoliberal Globalization, Nationalism, and the Literature of New African Diasporas

Conscripts of Migration: Neoliberal Globalization, Nationalism, and the Literature of New African Diasporas

Christopher Ian Foster

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496824219
eISBN:
9781496824264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496824219.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Global migration is more pronounced than it has ever been while issues concerning immigration are constantly in the news. Yet answers as to why remain few and far between. Conscripts of Migration: ... More

Cuban Literature in the Age of Black InsurrectionManzano, Plácido, and Afro-Latino Religion

Cuban Literature in the Age of Black Insurrection: Manzano, Plácido, and Afro-Latino Religion

Matthew Pettway

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496824967
eISBN:
9781496824998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496824967.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Juan Francisco Manzano and Gabriel de la Concepción Valdés (also known as Plácido) were perhaps the most important and innovative Cuban writers of African descent during the Spanish colonial era.Both ... More

Gothic for GirlsMisty and British Comics

Gothic for Girls: Misty and British Comics

Julia Round

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496824455
eISBN:
9781496824509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496824455.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This book is the first full-length critical study of any British girls’ comic and sheds light on an often-ignored era and genre of the comics industry. It explores the production and reception of the ... More

Monstrous ImaginariesThe Legacy of Romanticism in Comics

Monstrous Imaginaries: The Legacy of Romanticism in Comics

Maaheen Ahmed

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496825261
eISBN:
9781496825315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496825261.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This books engages with studies on Romanticism and on monsters in order to map out the heritage, functions, and affects of good monsters in contemporary comics and graphic novels. It shows how ... More

New Essays on Eudora Welty, Class, and Race

New Essays on Eudora Welty, Class, and Race

Harriet Pollack (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496826145
eISBN:
9781496826190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496826145.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Responding to work begun in the 2013 collection Eudora Welty, Whiteness, and Race that mined and deciphered the complexity of her responses to the Jim Crow South, the thirteen diverse voices of New ... More

The Order and the OtherYoung Adult Dystopian Literature and Science Fiction

The Order and the Other: Young Adult Dystopian Literature and Science Fiction

Joseph W. Campbell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496824721
eISBN:
9781496824776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496824721.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The Order and the Other is a call to reexamine the relationship between dystopian literature and science fiction by thinking about the work that each genre does on and for the reader. The author ... More

Posthuman Folklore

Posthuman Folklore

Tok Thompson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496825087
eISBN:
9781496825131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496825087.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Posthuman Folklore explores how our human condition is increasingly thought of, and performed, in posthuman terms. Insights from animal studies have triggered the “animal turn” in scholarship, while ... More

Poverty PoliticsPoor Whites in Contemporary Southern Writing

Poverty Politics: Poor Whites in Contemporary Southern Writing

Sarah Robertson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496824325
eISBN:
9781496824370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496824325.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Representations of southern poor whites have long shifted between romanticization and demonization. At worst, poor southern whites are aligned with racism, bigotry, and right-wing extremism, and at ... More

Remembering DixieThe Battle to Control Historical Memory in Natchez, Mississippi, 1865-1941

Remembering Dixie: The Battle to Control Historical Memory in Natchez, Mississippi, 1865-1941

Susan T. Falck

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496824400
eISBN:
9781496824448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496824400.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Nearly seventy years after the Civil War, Natchez, Mississippi, sold itself to Depression-era tourists as a place “Where the Old South Still Lives.” Tourists flocked to view the town’s decaying ... More

Visible Cities, Global ComicsUrban Images and Spatial Form

Visible Cities, Global Comics: Urban Images and Spatial Form

Benjamin Fraser

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496825032
eISBN:
9781496825025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496825032.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The story of comics is also the story of the modern city. Visible Cities, Global Comics thus makes urban contribution to an interdisciplinary phase in comics studies. Striking a balance between ... More

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