The University Press of Mississippi was founded in 1970 and is supported by Mississippi's eight state universities. UPM publishes scholarly books of the highest distinction and books that interpret the South and its culture to the nation and the world. From its offices in Jackson, 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, each with the Mississippi imprint.

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The Possible South

Documentary Film and the Limitations of Biraciality

University Press of Mississippi

How documentary film explodes common discourses of a South divided only by black and white

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Subversive Spirits

The Female Ghost in British and American Popular Culture

University Press of Mississippi

How some women find their greatest powers narrating after death

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Blake Edwards

Interviews

University Press of Mississippi

A long-overdue collection of interviews with the multitalented and versatile writer, director, and producer of such films as Days of Wine and Roses, Breakfast at Tiffany's, Victor/Victoria, and the Pink Panther franchise

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Graphic Novels as Philosophy

Edited by Jeff McLaughlin
University Press of Mississippi

How graphic novels expand philosophy and how philosophy illuminates the graphic novel

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With Great Power Comes Great Pedagogy

Teaching, Learning, and Comics

University Press of Mississippi

An unparalleled gathering of top educators, comics artists, and writers advocating the vital utility of comics in the classroom

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Professional Wrestling

Sport and Spectacle, Second Edition

University Press of Mississippi

Timely updates to the first book to look at professional wrestling as a theatrical performance

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Southern Literature, Cold War Culture, and the Making of Modern America

University Press of Mississippi

A thorough exploration of the South’s lasting impact on American life

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Claude Chabrol

Interviews

University Press of Mississippi

Collected interviews with the French director of influential New Wave films such as Le Beau Serge, Les Cousins, and Les Bonnes Femmes

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Animating the Spirited

Journeys and Transformations

University Press of Mississippi

How anime and animation involve and transport viewers to be spirited away

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How the Other Half Laughs

The Comic Sensibility in American Culture, 1895-1920

University Press of Mississippi

A much-needed examination of how the newspaper comic strip transformed US culture

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