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Rethinking the Irish in the American South : beyond rounders and reelers

Author: Bryan Albin Giemza
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Studies of the Irish presence in America have tended to look to the main corridors of emigration, and hence outside the American South. Yet the Irish constituted a significant minority in the region. Indeed, the Irish fascination expresses itself in Southern context in powerful, but disparate, registers: music, literature, and often, a sense of shared heritage. Rethinking the Irish in the South aims to create a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rethinking the Irish in the American South.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2013]
(DLC) 2012043895
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan Albin Giemza
ISBN: 9781617037993 1617037990 1621039528 9781621039525
OCLC Number: 820450881
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 223 pages)
Contents: Introduction / Bryan Albin Giemza --
Questions of historical definition. --
"A lengthening chain in the shape of memories": the Irish and Southern culture / William R. Ferris --
After strange kin: further reflections on the relations between Ireland and the American South / Kieran Quinlan --
Irish migration to the colonial South: a plea for a forgotten topic / Patrick Griffin --
Manipulating culture: influence, reconsidered. --
Tara, the O'Haras, and the Irish gone with the wind / Geraldine Higgins --
Transatlantic rites of passage in the friendship and fiction of Eudora Welty and Elizabeth Bowen / Kathryn Stelmach Artuso --
Shared traditions: Irish and Appalachian ballads and whiskey songs / Emily Kader --
Blacks and Celts on the Riverine frontiers: the roots of American popular music / Christopher J. Smith --
Ideology and ambivalence. --
Another "lost cause": the Irish in the South remember the Confederacy / David T. Gleeson --
On the uses of slavery: the Irish in the South and Civil War rhetoric / Bryan Albin Giemza --
Coda : Smoke 'n' guns: a preface to a poem about marginal souths, and then the poem / Conor O'Callaghan.
Responsibility: edited by Bryan Albin Giemza.

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Studies of the Irish presence in America have tended to look to the main corridors of emigration, and hence outside the American South. Yet the Irish constituted a significant minority in the region.  Read more...

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