Unwhite : Appalachia, race, and film (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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Unwhite : Appalachia, race, and film

Author: Meredith McCarroll
Publisher: Athens, Georgia : The University of Georgia Press, [2018]
Series: South on screen.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Appalachia resides in the American imagination at the intersections of race and class in a very particular way, in the tension between deep historic investments in seeing the region as "pure white stock" and as deeply impoverished and backward. Meredith McCarroll's Unwhite analyzes the fraught location of Appalachians within the southern and American imaginaries, building on studies of race in literary and cinematic  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Meredith McCarroll
ISBN: 9780820353364 0820353361 9780820353623 0820353620
OCLC Number: 1022980844
Description: x, 159 pages : 1 map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Hillbilly as American Indian --
Appalachian woman as mammy --
Mountain migrant as Mexican migrant --
Appalachia and documentary --
Appendix : Appalachian types in cinema.
Series Title: South on screen.
Other Titles: Un-white
Responsibility: Meredith McCarroll.

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Analyses the fraught location of Appalachians within the southern and American imaginaries, building on studies of race in literary and cinematic characterizations of the American South. Not only do  Read more...

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