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At Arm's LengthA Rhetoric of Character in Children's and Young Adult Literature

At Arm's Length: A Rhetoric of Character in Children's and Young Adult Literature

Mike Cadden

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781496834584
eISBN:
9781496834638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496834584.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

At Arm’s Length is a study of the ways that authors manipulate character in children’s and young adult literature in order to create more or less sympathy in the reader. Authors can push character ... More

The Comics of R. CrumbUnderground in the Art Museum

The Comics of R. Crumb: Underground in the Art Museum

Daniel Worden (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781496833754
eISBN:
9781496833808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496833754.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The Comics of R. Crumb: Underground in the Art Museum is a ground-breaking collection on the work of a pioneer of underground comix and a fixture of comics culture. Crumb’s work is widely known—he ... More

The Comics WorldComic Books, Graphic Novels, and Their Publics

The Comics World: Comic Books, Graphic Novels, and Their Publics

Benjamin Woo and Jeremy Stoll (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781496834645
eISBN:
9781496834690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496834645.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

What do the social sciences have to teach us about comic books and graphic novels? This volume collects essays exploring the social life of comics from a range of theoretical and methodological ... More

Critical Essays on the Writings of Lillian Smith

Critical Essays on the Writings of Lillian Smith

Tanya Long Bennett (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781496836847
eISBN:
9781496836892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496836847.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

A white woman living in segregated Georgia during the first half of the twentieth century, Lillian Smith surprised readers with stories of mixed-race love affairs, mob attacks on “outsiders,” and ... More

Erna Brodber and Velma PollardFolklore and Culture in Jamaica

Erna Brodber and Velma Pollard: Folklore and Culture in Jamaica

Violet Harrington Bryan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781496836205
eISBN:
9781496836250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496836205.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Velma Pollard and Erna Brodber, two sister-writers born and raised in Jamaica, recreate imagined and lived homelands in their literature by commemorating the history, culture, and religion of the ... More

Faulkner and Slavery

Faulkner and Slavery

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

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781496834409
eISBN:
9781496834447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496834409.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In 1930, the same year he moved into a slave-built antebellum mansion in his hometown of Oxford, Mississippi, William Faulkner published his first work of fiction that gave serious attention to the ... More

MarginalizedSouthern Women Playwrights Confront Race, Region, and Gender

Marginalized: Southern Women Playwrights Confront Race, Region, and Gender

Casey Kayser

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781496835901
eISBN:
9781496835956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496835901.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

In contrast to other literary genres, drama has received little attention in southern studies, and women playwrights in general receive less recognition than their male counterparts. This book ... More

Policing IntimacyLaw, Sexuality, and the Color Line in Twentieth-Century Hemispheric American Literature

Policing Intimacy: Law, Sexuality, and the Color Line in Twentieth-Century Hemispheric American Literature

Jenna Grace Sciuto

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781496833440
eISBN:
9781496833495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496833440.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Policing Intimacy analyzes literary depictions of sexual policing of the color line across multiple spaces with diverse colonial histories: Mississippi through William Faulkner’s work, Louisiana ... More

Politics in the GuttersAmerican Politicians and Elections in Comic Book Media

Politics in the Gutters: American Politicians and Elections in Comic Book Media

Christina M. Knopf

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781496834225
eISBN:
9781496834270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496834225.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

A growing number of political communication and media scholars are attending to representations of American political processes and institutions in entertainment content, mostly agreeing that there ... More

Positioning PoohEdward Bear after One Hundred Years

Positioning Pooh: Edward Bear after One Hundred Years

Jennifer Harrison (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781496834102
eISBN:
9781496834157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496834102.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This volume presents a central argument that the Pooh stories remain relevant for modern readers, opening up discourses about identity, ethics, social relations, and notions of belonging through ... More

Race in Young Adult Speculative Fiction

Race in Young Adult Speculative Fiction

Meghan Gilbert-Hickey and Miranda A. Green-Barteet (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781496833815
eISBN:
9781496833860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496833815.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Race in Young Adult Speculative Fiction offers a sustained, cogent analysis of race and representation in young adult speculative fiction (YASF). The collection considers how characters of color are ... More

Toni Morrison and the Natural WorldAn Ecology of Color

Toni Morrison and the Natural World: An Ecology of Color

Anissa Janine Wardi

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781496834164
eISBN:
9781496834218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496834164.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Critics have routinely excluded African American literature from ecocritical inquiry despite the fact that the literary tradition has, from its inception, proved to be steeped in environmental ... More

Transforming GirlsThe Work of Nineteenth-Century Adolescence

Transforming Girls: The Work of Nineteenth-Century Adolescence

Julie Pfeiffer

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781496836267
eISBN:
9781496836311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496836267.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Transforming Girls: The Power of Nineteenth-Century Adolescence refocuses the history of the girls’ book and female adolescence through a comparative analysis of forgotten bestsellers aimed at ... More

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