Sounding the color line : music and race in the southern imagination (Book, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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Sounding the color line : music and race in the southern imagination

Author: Erich Nunn
Publisher: Athens ; London : The University of Georgia Press, 2015
Series: The new southern studies, 6
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Sounding the Color Line explores how competing understandings of the U.S. South in the first decades of the twentieth century have led us to experience musical forms, sounds, and genres in racialized contexts. Yet, though we may speak of white or black music, rock or rap, sounds constantly leak through such barriers. A critical disjuncture exists, then, between actual interracial musical and cultural forms on the  Read more...
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Named Person: Jean Toomer; William Faulkner
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erich Nunn
ISBN: 9780820347363 0820347361 9780820347370 082034737X
OCLC Number: 1135818235
Description: ix, 214 s. : illustrations, musics ; 24 cm
Contents: American balladry and the anxiety of ancestry --
Country music and the souls of white folk --
Plantations, prisons, and the sounds of segregation --
The new Negro looks south --
Rethinking music and race in Jean Toomer's Cane --
Music and racial violence in William Faulkner's Sanctuary --
Coda : race, region, and the politics of hip-hop authenticity
Series Title: The new southern studies, 6
Responsibility: Erich Nunn

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Explores how competing understandings of the US South in the first decades of the twentieth century have led us to experience musical forms, sounds, and genres in racialized contexts. A critical  Read more...

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