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Creating and Consuming the American South

Author: Martyn Bone; Brian Ward; William A Link
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume explores the American South's imagery, mythology, ideas, and stories and how these constructions are created and then consumed by both residents and tourists.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martyn Bone; Brian Ward; William A Link
ISBN: 9780813060699 0813060699
OCLC Number: 889164928
Description: x, 344 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface: Understanding the South --
Introduction: Old/new/post/real/global/no South: paradigms and scales / Martyn Bone --
Creating and consuming the "real" South --
From Appalachian folk to Southern Foodways: Why Americans look to the South for authentic culture / W. Fitzhugh Brundage --
God and the Moonpie: consumption, disenchantment, and the reliably lost cause / Scott Romine --
Toward a post-postpolitical Southern studies: on the limits of the "creating and consuming" paradigm / Jon Smith --
Creating and consuming the South: case studies --
Southern (dis)comfort: creating and consuming homosex in the Black South / E. Patrick Johnson --
Serpents in the garden: historic preservation, climate change, and the postsouthern plantation / Michael P. Bibler --
Creating and consuming "Hill Country harmonica": promoting the blues and forging beloved community in the contemporary South / Adam Gussow --
Pride at Preservation Hall: tourism, spectacle, and musicking in New Orleans jazz / Anne Dvinge --
Recovering through a cultural economy: New Orleans from Katrina to Deepwater Horizon / Helen Taylor --
Creating and consuming the South in transnational contexts --
Creating a multiethnic Gulf South: Vietnamese American cultural and economic visibility before and after Katrina / Frank Cha --
A "Southern, brown, burnt sensibility": Four Saints in three acts, Black Spain, and the (global) Southern pastoral / Paige A. McGinley --
Southern regionalism and U.S. nationalism in William Faulkner's state department travels / Deborah Cohn --
The feeling of a heartless world: blues rhythm, oppositionality, and British rock music / Andrew Warnes --
Me and Mrs. Jones: screening working-class trans-formations of southern family values / John Howard --
Afterword: After authenticity / Tara McPherson.
Responsibility: edited by Martyn Bone, Brian Ward and William A. Link.

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Stories of decline, endurance, invasion, and resistance have shaped southern identity. Featuring interdisciplinary contributions from distinguished scholars, this volume explores how such narratives  Read more...

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