My Tears Spoiled My Aim / Edition 1

My Tears Spoiled My Aim / Edition 1

by John Shelton Reed
     
 

With characteristic tongue-in-cheek wit, Reed tackles the questions, Just what is “the South” today? Where is it? Why are Southerners so devoted to it? Instructional maps include “Where Kudzu Grows” and “States Mentioned in Country Music Lyrics.”
See more details below

Overview

With characteristic tongue-in-cheek wit, Reed tackles the questions, Just what is “the South” today? Where is it? Why are Southerners so devoted to it? Instructional maps include “Where Kudzu Grows” and “States Mentioned in Country Music Lyrics.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780156000062
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
05/01/1994
Series:
Harvest Book Series
Edition description:
1st Harvest edition
Pages:
164
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.38(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction1
The South: What Is It? Where Is It?5
Southerners as an American Ethnic Group29
The South's Mid-Life Crisis42
New South or No South?: Southern Culture in 203654
Preserving the South's Quality of Life65
Life and Leisure in the New South75
My Tears Spoiled My Aim: Violence in Country Music84
Playboy's Southern Exposure92
Thoughts on the Southern Diaspora104
Refugees and Returnees: The Southern In-Gathering119
In search of the Elusive Southerner137
Bibliography143

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >