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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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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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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The Last Seat in the House

The Story of Hanley Sound

By John Kane; Foreword by Ken Lopez
University Press of Mississippi

A history of the first sound engineer to jam sprawling festivals and rock whole stadiums

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Conversations with William T. Vollmann

Edited by Daniel Lukes
University Press of Mississippi

Collected interviews with the writer of fiction, journalism, ethnography, and history whose book, Europe Central, won the National Book Award for Fiction

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Conversations with Ron Rash

University Press of Mississippi

Collected interviews with the award-winning author spanning from the 1994 publication of his first collection of short stories, The Night the New Jesus Fell to Earth, through the publication of his 2015 novel, Above the Waterfall

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The New Territory

Ralph Ellison and the Twenty-First Century

University Press of Mississippi

A critical advancement and recognition of the enduring power of a great American writer

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