Performance studies

78 Blues: Folksongs and Phonographs in the American South

Ain't That a Knee-Slapper: Rural Comedy in the Twentieth Century

The Artistry of Afro-Cuban Bata Drumming: Aesthetics, Transmission, Bonding, and Creativity

Creolization as Cultural Creativity

Dance Marathons: Performing American Culture in the 1920s and 1930s

The Encyclopedia of Vaudeville

Festive Revolutions: The Politics of Popular Theater and the San Francisco Mime Troupe

Grotowski's Objective Drama Research

Hip Hop on Film: Performance Culture, Urban Space, and Genre Transformation in the 1980s

Hollywood Enigma: Dana Andrews

The Jumbies' Playing Ground: Old World Influences on Afro-Creole Masquerades in the Eastern Caribbean

Lew Ayres: Hollywood's Conscientious Objector

Lonesome Melodies: The Lives and Music of the Stanley Brothers

Madeline Kahn: Being the Music, A Life

Merchant-Ivory: Interviews

The Original Blues: The Emergence of the Blues in African American Vaudeville

Performing the Pilgrims: A Study of Ethnohistorical Role Playing at Plimoth Plantation

The Politics of Paul Robeson's Othello

Prefiguring Postblackness: Cultural Memory, Drama, and the African American Freedom Struggle of the 1960s

Professional Wrestling: Sport and Spectacle

Robert Rodriguez: Interviews

Samuel Fuller: Interviews

Stephen Sondheim and the Reinvention of the American Musical

Straight White Male: Performance Art Monologues

Strike Songs of the Depression

Striking Performances/Performing Strikes

To Do This, You Must Know How: Music Pedagogy in the Black Gospel Quartet Tradition

Troubling Violence: A Performance Project

Up Yon Wide and Lonely Glen: Travellers' Songs, Stories and Tunes of the Fetterangus Stewarts

Waltz the Hall: The American Play Party

Whose Improv Is It Anyway? Beyond Second City

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Mississippi’s Literary and Cultural Legacy: Part 3

 Tomorrow’s the big day! In preparation for the 2017 Mississippi Book Festival, we asked our authors to answer a few questions about our state’s literary and cultural legacy. This is the third of three blogs posts in which we share their responses. Click here for Part 1 and here for Part 2. Below, you’ll find our authors’ thoughts on the Mississippi Book Festival in light of our state’s

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