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Finding purple America : the South and the future of American cultural studies

Author: Jon Smith
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, 2013.
Series: New southern studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The new southern studies has had an uneasy relationship with both American studies and the old southern studies. In Finding Purple America, Jon Smith, one of the founders of the new movement, locates the source of that unease in the fundamentally antimodern fantasies of both older fields. The old southern studies tends to view modernity as a threat to a mystic southern essence-a dangerous outside force taking the  Read more...
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Smith, Jon.
Finding purple America.
Athens : The University of Georgia Press, 2013
(DLC) 2012047746
(OCoLC)819717575
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Smith
ISBN: 9780820345727 0820345725
OCLC Number: 843113654
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: What does an American studies scholar want? --
Songs that move hipsters to tears : Johnny Cash and the new melancholy --
German lessons : on getting over a lost supremacy --
Our turn : on Gen X, wearing vintage, and Neko Case --
Ties and a pistol : Faulkner, metropolitan fashion, and "the South" --
Flying without wings : race, civic branding, and identity politics in two twenty-first-century American cities --
In the garden.
Series Title: New southern studies.
Responsibility: Jon Smith.

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