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 School Story

Young Adult Narratives in the Age of Neoliberalism

University Press of Mississippi

Through the lens of literature and film for and about students, a critique of what neoliberalism unleashed in schools

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Conversations with LeAnne Howe

University Press of Mississippi

The first collection of interviews with the innovative and critically acclaimed Choctaw writer who is known for her striking books, plays, and poetry depicting the Native American experience

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From Wallflowers to Bulletproof Families

The Power of Disability in Young Adult Narratives

University Press of Mississippi

How young adult stories interrogate and enrich our understandings of what disability means

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For No Reason at All

The Changing Narrative of the First World War in American Film

University Press of Mississippi

How Hollywood adopted an antiwar attitude in response to the horrors of World War I

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Stuart Gordon

Interviews

Edited by Michael Doyle
University Press of Mississippi

The first collection of interviews with the horror film icon known for directing Re-Animator, From Beyond, and Dolls

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The Goddess Myth in Contemporary Literature and Popular Culture

A Feminist Critique

University Press of Mississippi

An exploration of the troublingly unfeminist roots of goddess characters in popular culture

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The Real Ambassadors

Dave and Iola Brubeck and Louis Armstrong Challenge Segregation

University Press of Mississippi

The full story of an incredible collaboration among the Brubecks and Armstrong to create jazz's most amazing musical

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Performing Racial Uplift

E. Azalia Hackley and African American Activism in the Post-Bellum to Pre-Harlem Era

University Press of Mississippi

A groundbreaking rediscovery of a classically trained innovator and powerful teacher who set milestones for African American singers and musicians

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The Drum Is a Wild Woman

Jazz and Gender in African Diaspora Literature

University Press of Mississippi

A repositioning, reinvention, and reclamation of jazz writing by powerful women writers

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The Circus Is in Town

Sport, Celebrity, and Spectacle

Edited by Lisa Doris Alexander and Joel Nathan Rosen; Foreword by David C. Ogden; Afterword by Jack Lule
University Press of Mississippi

A tracking of the most explosive collisions between athletic reputation and public scandal

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