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Comic Art in Museums

Comic Art in Museums

Kim A. Munson (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828118
eISBN:
9781496828064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828118.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Over the last twenty years, the growing diversity in content and artistic innovation in graphic novels, comic books, and web comics combined with the popularity of films based on comics material have ... More

Critical Directions in Comics Studies

Critical Directions in Comics Studies

Thomas Giddens (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828996
eISBN:
9781496829047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828996.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Recent decades have seen a blossoming of academic and scholarly concern with comics. Within the ecosystems of this growth, dominant assumptions have taken root—assumptions around the particular ... More

The Green DepressionAmerican Ecoliterature in the 1930s and 1940s

The Green Depression: American Ecoliterature in the 1930s and 1940s

Matthew M. Lambert

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830401
eISBN:
9781496830456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830401.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book argues that depression-era authors contributed to the development of modern environmental thought in three distinct ways. First, they began recognizing as never before the devastating and ... More

Haunted PropertySlavery and the Gothic

Haunted Property: Slavery and the Gothic

Sarah Gilbreath Ford

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496829696
eISBN:
9781496829740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496829696.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

At the heart of America’s slave system was the legal definition of people as property. While property ownership is a cornerstone of the American dream, the status of enslaved people supplies a ... More

New Critical Essays on Toni Morrison's God Help the ChildRace, Culture, and History

New Critical Essays on Toni Morrison's God Help the Child: Race, Culture, and History

Alice Knox Eaton, Maxine Lavon Montgomery, and Shirley A. Stave (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828873
eISBN:
9781496828927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828873.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

American Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison’s 11th novel, God Help the Child, released in 2015, set in contemporary times, explores the relationship between a financially successful, beautiful young Black ... More

Reconsidering Flannery O'Connor

Reconsidering Flannery O'Connor

Alison Arant and Jordan Cofer (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496831798
eISBN:
9781496831842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831798.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Flannery O’Connor’s work can be unsettling to read, inviting a wide range of responses because of her peculiar mixture of violence, grace, and humor. However, a few persistent readerly habits have ... More

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