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Sweet Spots: In-Between Spaces in New Orleans

Teresa A. Toulouse and Barbara C. Ewell (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817020
eISBN:
9781496817068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817020.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Sweet Spots examines the dense meanings of interstitial spaces in New Orleans architecture and culture. “Interstitial space” refers not only to distinctive features of New Orleans’ houses—high ... More


“I Slant My Gags to the Lawrence Welk Gum Chewers”: Nancy and the Vaudeville Aesthetic

Michelle Ann Abate

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

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496820730
eISBN:
9781496820785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496820730.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Chapter Two explores Ernie Bushmiller'sNancy.In what embodies an overlooked facet of the strip, many of its signature traits, central characters, and core qualities can be traced back to one the most ... More


The Sound of Change: A Musical Transit through the Wounded Modernity of Desdemona

Lenore Kitts

in Toni Morrison: Memory and Meaning

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460193
eISBN:
9781626740419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460193.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In Morrison’s performance piece, Desdemona, racial, class and gender politics permeate her “reimagining” of Shakespeare’s play and the tragedy (and voicelessness) of his female protagonist. Kitts ... More


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