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Collisions between Racism and the Truth of the Cross

Leah Gaskin Fitchue and Ebony Joy Fitchue

in Contesting Post-Racialism: Conflicted Churches in the United States and South Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462005
eISBN:
9781626745094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462005.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

James Cone’s book, The Cross and the Lynching Tree, provides a reminder that it is impossible to live the lie of white supremacy and simultaneously live the truth of the cross. The argument of the ... More


Allusive Confessions: The Literary Lives of Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home

David M. Ball

in Drawing from Life: Memory and Subjectivity in Comic Art

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039058
eISBN:
9781621039907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039058.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines self-representation in comics, with emphasis on the intertextuality of Alison Bechdel’s created self as well as the conflation of allusion and confession in her 2006 graphic ... More


Drawing the Unspeakable: Kyle Baker’s Slave Narrative

Conseula Francis

in Comics and the U.S. South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617030185
eISBN:
9781621032212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617030185.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Nat Turner, a comic book written by Kyle Baker, is about the life of African American slave Nat Turner and his infamous 1831 slave insurrection in Southampton County, Virginia. Aside from its ... More


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