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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

Perils of ProtectionShipwrecks, Orphans, and Children's Rights

Perils of Protection: Shipwrecks, Orphans, and Children's Rights

Susan Honeyman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496819895
eISBN:
9781496819932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819895.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

When we generalize about children, we are often also implicitly generalizing about their care, from within a "middle-class" view of "nuclear" family. These as sumptions rely on anorm that few of us ... 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

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