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The Artistry of Neil GaimanFinding Light in the Shadows

The Artistry of Neil Gaiman: Finding Light in the Shadows

Joseph Michael Sommers and Kyle Eveleth (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496821645
eISBN:
9781496821690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496821645.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Neil Gaiman (1960-present) currently reigns in the literary world as one of the most critically-decorated and popular authors of the last fifty years. Perhaps best known as the writer of the Harvey, ... More

The Comics of Julie Doucet and Gabrielle BellA Place inside Yourself

The Comics of Julie Doucet and Gabrielle Bell: A Place inside Yourself

Tahneer Oksman and Seamus O'Malley (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496820570
eISBN:
9781496820617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496820570.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Julie Doucet, who started publishing in the late 1980s, is a cartoonist and artist best known for her semi-auto biographical works, as depicted in her Dirty Plotte series as well as My New York ... More

The Comics of Rutu ModanWar, Love, and Secrets

The Comics of Rutu Modan: War, Love, and Secrets

Kevin Haworth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496821836
eISBN:
9781496821867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496821836.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The Comics of Rutu Modan: War, Love, and Secrets is a biography and analysis of the work of Rutu Modan, a groundbreaking female graphic novelist from Israel. Modan is best known for her two graphic ... More

Faulkner and Money

Faulkner and Money

Jay Watson and James G., Jr. Thomas (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496822529
eISBN:
9781496822567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496822529.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The matter of money touches the writer's life at every point:in the need to make ends meet, in daily dealings with agents, editors, and publishers, and in the choice of subject matter and the ... More

Faulkner and the Native South

Faulkner and the Native South

Jay Watson, Annette Trefzer, and James G., Jr. Thomas (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496818096
eISBN:
9781496818133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818096.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

With the rise of new scholarly paradigms in the study of Native American histories and cultures, and the emergence of the Native South as a key concept in US southern studies, the time is more than ... More

Funny GirlsGuffaws, Guts, and Gender in Classic American Comics

Funny Girls: Guffaws, Guts, and Gender in Classic American Comics

Michelle Ann Abate

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496820730
eISBN:
9781496820785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496820730.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Funny Girls: Guffaws, Guts, and Gender in Classic American Comics is the first full-length critical study to examine the important cadre of young female protagonists that permeated US newspapers ... More

Graphic Satire in the Soviet UnionKrokodil's Political Cartoons

Graphic Satire in the Soviet Union: Krokodil's Political Cartoons

John Etty

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496820525
eISBN:
9781496820563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496820525.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Krokodil produced state-sanctioned satirical comments on Soviet and international affairs from 1922 onward. Authored by professional and non-professional contributors, and published by Pravda in ... More

Implied NowhereAbsence in Folklore Studies

Implied Nowhere: Absence in Folklore Studies

Shelley Ingram, Willow G. Mullins, and Todd Richardson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496822956
eISBN:
9781496823007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496822956.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

Implied Nowhere: Absence in Folklore Studies talks about things folklorists don’t usually talk about. It ponders the tacit aspects of folklore and folklore studies, looking into the unarticulated ... More

Labor PainsNew Deal Fictions of Race, Work, and Sex in the South

Labor Pains: New Deal Fictions of Race, Work, and Sex in the South

Christin Marie Taylor

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496821775
eISBN:
9781496821805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496821775.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Labor Pains: New Deal Fictions of Race, Work and Sex in the South is about southern modernist fictions centered on the imagined lives of black folk workers from the 1930s to the 1960s. This period ... 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

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