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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

Another HaulNarrative Stewardship and Cultural Sustainability at the Lewis Family Fishery

Another Haul: Narrative Stewardship and Cultural Sustainability at the Lewis Family Fishery

Charlie Groth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496820365
eISBN:
9781496820402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496820365.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

When people cross the footbridge to Lewis Island in the Delaware River at Lambertville, NJ, they’re in a “whole ‘nother world”: wild and civilized, stable atop changing water and earth. Here lies the ... More

The Artistry of Neil GaimanFinding Light in the Shadows

The Artistry of Neil Gaiman: Finding Light in the Shadows

Joseph Michael Sommers and Kyle Eveleth (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496821645
eISBN:
9781496821690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496821645.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Neil Gaiman (1960-present) currently reigns in the literary world as one of the most critically-decorated and popular authors of the last fifty years. Perhaps best known as the writer of the Harvey, ... 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

Bumpy RoadThe Making, Flop, and Revival of Two-Lane Blacktop

Bumpy Road: The Making, Flop, and Revival of Two-Lane Blacktop

Sylvia Townsend

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496804143
eISBN:
9781496820891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496804143.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In meticulous detail, the book describes the filming, release, and influence of the 1971 film Two-Lane Blacktop. In 1970 the urbane producer Michael Laughlin asked the hippy filmmaker Monte Hellman ... More

The Comics of Julie Doucet and Gabrielle BellA Place inside Yourself

The Comics of Julie Doucet and Gabrielle Bell: A Place inside Yourself

Tahneer Oksman and Seamus O'Malley (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496820570
eISBN:
9781496820617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496820570.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Julie Doucet, who started publishing in the late 1980s, is a cartoonist and artist best known for her semi-auto biographical works, as depicted in her Dirty Plotte series as well as My New York ... More

The Comics of Rutu ModanWar, Love, and Secrets

The Comics of Rutu Modan: War, Love, and Secrets

Kevin Haworth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496821836
eISBN:
9781496821867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496821836.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The Comics of Rutu Modan: War, Love, and Secrets is a biography and analysis of the work of Rutu Modan, a groundbreaking female graphic novelist from Israel. Modan is best known for her two graphic ... 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

Downtown Mardi GrasNew Carnival Practices in Post-Katrina New Orleans

Downtown Mardi Gras: New Carnival Practices in Post-Katrina New Orleans

Leslie A. Wade, Robin Roberts, and Frank de Caro

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496823786
eISBN:
9781496823823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496823786.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

After Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and the surrounding region in 2005, the city debated whether to press on with Mardi Gras or cancel the parades. Ultimately, they decided to proceed. New ... More

Faulkner and Money

Faulkner and Money

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

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496822529
eISBN:
9781496822567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496822529.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The matter of money touches the writer's life at every point:in the need to make ends meet, in daily dealings with agents, editors, and publishers, and in the choice of subject matter and the ... More

Faulkner and the Native South

Faulkner and the Native South

Jay Watson, Annette Trefzer, and James G., Jr. Thomas (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496818096
eISBN:
9781496818133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818096.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

With the rise of new scholarly paradigms in the study of Native American histories and cultures, and the emergence of the Native South as a key concept in US southern studies, the time is more than ... More

The Films of Douglas SirkExquisite Ironies and Magnificent Obsessions

The Films of Douglas Sirk: Exquisite Ironies and Magnificent Obsessions

Tom Ryan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496817983
eISBN:
9781496822406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817983.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Working in Europe during the 1930s, mainly for Germany’s UFA studios, and then in America in the 1940s and ’50s, Douglas Sirk brought to all his work a distinctive style that has led to his ... More

Folklore in Baltic HistoryResistance and Resurgence

Folklore in Baltic History: Resistance and Resurgence

Sadhana Naithani

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496823564
eISBN:
9781496823618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496823564.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Folklore in Baltic History: Resistance and Resurgence is a study of how the discipline of folklore studies was treated under the totalitarian rule of the USSR in the Baltic countries of Estonia, ... More

Funny GirlsGuffaws, Guts, and Gender in Classic American Comics

Funny Girls: Guffaws, Guts, and Gender in Classic American Comics

Michelle Ann Abate

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496820730
eISBN:
9781496820785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496820730.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Funny Girls: Guffaws, Guts, and Gender in Classic American Comics is the first full-length critical study to examine the important cadre of young female protagonists that permeated US newspapers ... 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

Graphic Satire in the Soviet UnionKrokodil's Political Cartoons

Graphic Satire in the Soviet Union: Krokodil's Political Cartoons

John Etty

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496820525
eISBN:
9781496820563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496820525.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Krokodil produced state-sanctioned satirical comments on Soviet and international affairs from 1922 onward. Authored by professional and non-professional contributors, and published by Pravda in ... More

Implied NowhereAbsence in Folklore Studies

Implied Nowhere: Absence in Folklore Studies

Shelley Ingram, Willow G. Mullins, and Todd Richardson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496822956
eISBN:
9781496823007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496822956.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

Implied Nowhere: Absence in Folklore Studies talks about things folklorists don’t usually talk about. It ponders the tacit aspects of folklore and folklore studies, looking into the unarticulated ... More

Labor PainsNew Deal Fictions of Race, Work, and Sex in the South

Labor Pains: New Deal Fictions of Race, Work, and Sex in the South

Christin Marie Taylor

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496821775
eISBN:
9781496821805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496821775.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Labor Pains: New Deal Fictions of Race, Work and Sex in the South is about southern modernist fictions centered on the imagined lives of black folk workers from the 1930s to the 1960s. This period ... 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

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