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The African American SonnetA Literary History

The African American Sonnet: A Literary History

Timo Müller

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817839
eISBN:
9781496817877
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817839.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Some of the most famous African American poems are sonnets: Claude McKay’s “If We Must Die,” Countee Cullen’s “Yet Do I Marvel,” Gwendolyn Brooks’s “First fight. Then fiddle.” Few readers realize ... More

Books of the DeadReading the Zombie in Contemporary Literature

Books of the Dead: Reading the Zombie in Contemporary Literature

Tim Lanzendörfer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819062
eISBN:
9781496819109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819062.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Much research has been done on the zombie, a critical figure of 21st century culture, but most of it has been devoted to visual media—especially films and TV. This book is the first monograph to ... More

Comics and Sacred TextsReimagining Religion and Graphic Narratives

Comics and Sacred Texts: Reimagining Religion and Graphic Narratives

Assaf Gamzou and Ken Koltun-Fromm (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819215
eISBN:
9781496819253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819215.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Comics and Sacred Texts: Reimagining Religion and Graphic Narratives explores how comics and notions of the sacred interweave to produce new modes of seeing and understanding the sacred. The creative ... More

Gary Larson and The Far Side

Gary Larson and The Far Side

Kerry D. Soper

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817280
eISBN:
9781496817327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817280.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This book explores Gary Larson’s unlikely career as the creator of the groundbreaking, syndicated panel cartoon, The Far Side. To help contemporary readers understand the controversial qualities and ... More

Gender and the Superhero Narrative

Gender and the Superhero Narrative

Michael Goodrum, Tara Prescott, and Philip Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496818805
eISBN:
9781496818843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818805.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This book sits at an intersection between academic and public discourse. It seeks to advance the debate around gender and representation in superhero narratives by connecting with existing ... More

Invisible Ball of DreamsLiterary Representations of Baseball behind the Color Line

Invisible Ball of Dreams: Literary Representations of Baseball behind the Color Line

Emily Ruth Rutter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817129
eISBN:
9781496817167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817129.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Although many Americans think of Jackie Robinson when they consider the story of race and racism in baseball, a long history of tragedies and triumphs precede Robinson’s momentous debut with the ... More

Leaving the SouthBorder Crossing Narratives and the Remaking of Southern Identity

Leaving the South: Border Crossing Narratives and the Remaking of Southern Identity

Mary Weaks-Baxter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819598
eISBN:
9781496819635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819598.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Millions of Southerners left the South in the 20th Century in a mass migration that has had a lasting impact on the U.S. Leaving the South focuses on narratives by and about those who left and how ... More

Posthumanism in Young Adult FictionFinding Humanity in a Posthuman World

Posthumanism in Young Adult Fiction: Finding Humanity in a Posthuman World

Anita Tarr and Donna R. White (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496816696
eISBN:
9781496816733
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496816696.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Posthumanism in Young Adult Fiction: Finding Humanity in a Posthuman World, edited by Anita Tarr and Donna White, is a collection of twelve essays analyzing young adult science fiction and fantasy in ... More

Working-Class Comic Book HeroesClass Conflict and Populist Politics in Comics

Working-Class Comic Book Heroes: Class Conflict and Populist Politics in Comics

Marc DiPaolo (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496816641
eISBN:
9781496816689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496816641.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The Occupy Wall Street protests popularized the notion that “We are the 99 percent” mobilized against the political and economic interests of “the top 1%.” Some protestors wore Guy Fawkes masks in ... More

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