Written by Catherine J. Golden, author of Serials to Graphic Novels: The Evolution of the Victorian Illustrated Book My sons introduced me to graphic novels. When they were teens, their bookshelves overflowed with the latest issues of Shonen Jump (a Japanese manga series), Neil Gaiman’s Sandman, Alan Moore’s Watchmen, and DC Comics books about … Continue reading A Victorianist’s Take on the Graphic Novel
We're gearing up for the holiday season, and we don't want you to miss one moment of it! We have books for every reader, and with our cooking, dance, photography, art, and history books (just to name a few), it's hard to know where to begin. So we recently put together this great Holiday Gift Guide to … Continue reading Holidays are Here Again, So Give the Gift of Books to Them!
Ronald D. Lankford, Jr. is an independent scholar and author of Sleigh Rides, Jingle Bells, & Silent Nights. He is currently working on a cultural history of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer for the University Press of New England. . My wife and I took a day off recently to catch up on fall/winter clothes shopping. … Continue reading We Wish You a Merry Christmas! (24/7)
Ronald D. Lankford, Jr. is an independent scholar whose writing focuses on the cultural history of American popular music. He currently lives with his wife Elizabeth and nine cats in Appomattox, Virginia. His forthcoming book, Sleigh Rides, Jingle Bells, and Silent Nights: A Cultural History of American Christmas Songs, is due out from UPF in Fall 2013. At … Continue reading The Christmas Carol Blues: Ronald D. Lankford, Jr. guest post