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University Press of Mississippi

Founded in 1970, the University Press of Mississippi is supported by Mississippi's eight state universities. Publishing scholarly books of the highest distinction, The University Press of Mississippi acquires, edits, distributes, and promotes more than eighty new books every year. Over the years, the Press has published more than 1000 titles and distributed more than 2,600,000 copies worldwide.


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  1. Pussy Hats, Politics, and Public Protest

    Focusing on the women-centred aspects of the protests that started with the 2017 Women's March, Pussy Hats, Politics, and Public Protest deals with the very public nature of that surprising, grassroots spectacle and explores the relationship between the personal and the political in the protests. Learn More

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  2. The Expanding Art of Comics

    Offers a distinct perspective on important evolutions in comics since the 1960s through close readings of ten seminal works. Thierry Groensteen covers over half a century of comics production, sampling a single work from the sixties, seventies, eighties, and nineties, before delving into more recent masterpieces. Learn More
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  3. Gothic for Girls

    Today fans still remember and love the British girls' comic Misty for its bold visuals and narrative complexities. Yet its unique history has drawn little critical attention. Bridging this scholarly gap, Julia Round presents a comprehensive cultural history and detailed discussion of the comic. Learn More
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  4. Adrian Rollini

    Adrian Rollini, an American jazz multi-instrumentalist, played the bass saxophone, piano, vibraphone, and an array of other instruments. This book draws on oral history, vintage articles, and family archives to trace Rollini's life, from his family's arrival in the US to his development and career as a musician, to his retirement and death. Learn More
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  5. Funny Girls

    Examines the important but long-overlooked cadre of young female protagonists in US comics during the first half of the twentieth century. Michelle Ann Abate treats characters ranging from Little Orphan Annie and Nancy to Little Lulu and Li'l Tomboy - a group that collectively forms a tradition of funny girls in American comics. Learn More
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  6. Ang Lee

    Thoughtful and passionate, Ang Lee humbly reveals here a personal journey that brought him from Taiwan to his chosen home in the United States as he struggled and ultimately triumphed in his quest to become a superb filmmaker. Ang Lee: Interviews collects the best interviews of this reticent yet bold figure. Learn More
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  7. John Cassavetes

    American filmmaker John Cassavetes (1929-1989) made only nine independent films during a quarter century, but those films affected the cinema culture of the 1960s to the 1980s in unprecedented ways. With a close nucleus of actors and crew members on his team, Cassavetes created films that explored the gritty side of human relationships. Learn More
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  8. Comics and Sacred Texts

    Explores how comics and notions of the sacred interweave new modes of seeing and understanding the sacral. Coeditors Assaf Gamzou and Ken Koltun-Fromm reveal the graphic character of sacred narratives, imagining new vistas for both comics and religious texts. Learn More
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  9. Comic Art in Museums

    Through essays and interviews, this anthology tells the story of the history of the artists, art critics, collectors, curators, journalists, and academics who championed the serious study of comics, the trends and controversies that produced institutional interest in comics, and the wax and wane and then return of comic art in museums. Learn More
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  10. The Comic Book Film Adaptation

    In the summer of 2000 X-Men surpassed all box office expectations and ushered in an era of unprecedented production of comic book film adaptations. From superheroes to Spartan warriors, The Comic Book Film Adaptation offers the first dedicated study to examine how comic books moved from the fringes of popular culture to the centre of mainstream film production. Learn More
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  11. Behold the Proverbs of a People

    The thirteen chapters of this book comprise an intriguing and informative entry into the world of proverb scholarship, illustrating that proverbs have always been and continue to be wisdom's international currency. Wolfgang Mieder shows that proverbs matter in culture, literature, and politics, and demonstrates that they deserve to be studied from a range of viewpoints. Learn More
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  12. Jonas Mekas

    A refugee from post-World War II Europe who emigrated to the US in 1949, Jonas Mekas (1922-2019) became one of America's foremost champions of independent cinema and one of its most innovative filmmakers. This collection of eighteen interviews covers almost sixty years of the filmmaker's career. Learn More
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  13. Michael Haneke

    Presents some of Michael Haneke's most profound interviews to English speakers. The volume features seventeen articles, fourteen of which have been translated into English for the first time, and all of which provide a detailed, eloquent commentary on his films and worldview. Learn More
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  14. Peter Bogdanovich

    Before he was the Academy Award-nominated director of The Last Picture Show, Peter Bogdanovich interviewed some of cinema's great masters. Since becoming an acclaimed filmmaker himself, he has given countless interviews to the press about his own career. This volume collects thirteen of his best, most comprehensive, and most insightful of these interviews. Learn More
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  15. Martin Scorsese

    Martin Scorsese (b. 1942) has long been considered one of America's greatest cinematic storytellers. Over the last fifty years he has created some of the most iconic moments in American film, never afraid to confront controversial issues with passion. This collection was originally edited by the late Peter Brunette in 1999 and is now revised and extensively updated by Robert Ribera. Learn More
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  16. New York and the International Sound of Latin Music, 1940-1990

    New York City has long been a generative nexus for the transnational Latin music scene. Currently, there is no other place in the Americas where such large numbers of people from throughout the Caribbean come together to make music. In this book, Benjamin Lapidus seeks to recognize all of those musicians under one mighty musical sound. Learn More
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