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Dangerous CurvesAction Heroines, Gender, Fetishism, and Popular Culture

Dangerous Curves: Action Heroines, Gender, Fetishism, and Popular Culture

Jeffrey A. Brown

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737141
eISBN:
9781604737158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737141.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This book addresses the conflicted meanings associated with the figure of the action heroine as she has evolved in various media forms since the late 1980s. It discusses this immensely popular ... More

Death, Disability, and the SuperheroThe Silver Age and Beyond

Death, Disability, and the Superhero: The Silver Age and Beyond

José Alaniz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461176
eISBN:
9781626740655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461176.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The Thing. Daredevil. Captain Marvel. The Human Fly. Drawing on DC and Marvel comics from the 1950s to the 1990s and marshaling insights from three burgeoning fields of inquiry in the ... More

A Decade of Dark HumorHow Comedy, Irony, and Satire Shaped Post-9/11 America

A Decade of Dark Humor: How Comedy, Irony, and Satire Shaped Post-9/11 America

Ted Gournelos and Viveca Greene (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617030062
eISBN:
9781617030079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617030062.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This book analyzes ways in which popular and visual culture used humor—in a variety of forms—to confront the attacks of September 11, 2001 and, more specifically, the aftermath. This ... More

Decolonization in St. LuciaPolitics and Global Neoliberalism, 1945-2010

Decolonization in St. Lucia: Politics and Global Neoliberalism, 1945-2010

Tennyson S. D. Joseph

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031175
eISBN:
9781617031182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031175.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book builds upon current research on the anticolonial and nationalist experience in the Caribbean. It explores the impact of global transformation upon the independent experience of St. Lucia ... More

Desi DivasPolitical Activism in South Asian American Cultural Performances

Desi Divas: Political Activism in South Asian American Cultural Performances

Christine L. Garlough

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037320
eISBN:
9781621039242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037320.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This book is the product of five years of field research with progressive activists associated with the School for Indian Languages and Cultures (SILC), South Asian Americans Leading Together ... More

Diagnosing FolklorePerspectives on Disability, Health, and Trauma

Diagnosing Folklore: Perspectives on Disability, Health, and Trauma

Trevor J. Blank and Andrea Kitta (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496804259
eISBN:
9781496804297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496804259.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

Diagnosing Folklore aspires to provide an inclusive forum for an expansive conversation on the sensitive, raw, and powerful processes that shape and imbue meaning in the lives of individuals and ... More

The Dixie LimitedWriters on William Faulkner and His Influence

The Dixie Limited: Writers on William Faulkner and His Influence

M. Thomas Inge (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496803382
eISBN:
9781496806789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496803382.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Flannery O'Connor once noted, “The presence alone of Faulkner in our midst makes a great difference in what the writer can and cannot permit himself to do. Nobody wants his mule and wagon stalled on ... More

Downhome GospelAfrican American Spiritual Activism in Wiregrass Country

Downhome Gospel: African American Spiritual Activism in Wiregrass Country

Jerrilyn McGregory

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737820
eISBN:
9781604737837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737820.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book explores sacred music and spiritual activism in a little-known region of the South, the Wiregrass Country of Georgia, Alabama, and North Florida. It examines African American sacred music ... More

Drawing FranceFrench Comics and the Republic

Drawing France: French Comics and the Republic

Joel E. Vessels

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734447
eISBN:
9781621032786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734447.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

In France, Belgium, and other Francophone countries, comic strips—called bande dessinée or “BD” in French—have long been considered a major art form capable of addressing a host of contemporary ... More

Drawing from LifeMemory and Subjectivity in Comic Art

Drawing from Life: Memory and Subjectivity in Comic Art

Jane Tolmie (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039058
eISBN:
9781621039907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039058.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Autobiography has seen enormous expansions and challenges over the past decades. One of these expansions has been in comics, and it is an expansion that pushes back against any postmodern notion of ... More

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