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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

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

Reading Like a GirlNarrative Intimacy in Contemporary American Young Adult Literature

Reading Like a Girl: Narrative Intimacy in Contemporary American Young Adult Literature

Sara K. Day

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617038112
eISBN:
9781621039600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038112.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

By examining the novels of critically and commercially successful authors such as Sarah Dessen (Someone Like You), Stephenie Meyer (the Twilight series), and Laurie Halse Anderson (Speak), this book ... More

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