Southern Cultures: The Fifteenth Anniversary Reader, 1993-2008 / Edition 1

Southern Cultures: The Fifteenth Anniversary Reader, 1993-2008 / Edition 1

by Harry L. Watson

ISBN-10: 0807858803

ISBN-13: 9780807858806

Pub. Date: 04/28/2008

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press

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Table of Contents

Front Porch   Harry L. Watson   Larry J. Griffin     xi
A Moveable Mason-Dixon Line
Southern Distinctiveness, Yet Again, or, Why America Still Needs the South (6:3)   Larry J. Griffin     3
Chicago as the Northernmost County of Mississippi (8:1)   Anthony Walton     22
Teaching Gone with the Wind in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (11:3)   Mart Stewart     32
Haiku (4:4)   C. Vann Woodward     49
Intractable Identity
Landmarks of Power: Building a Southern Past, 1885-1915 (Inaugural Issue)   Catherine W. Bishir     53
The Southern Accent-Alive and Well (Inaugural Issue)   Michael Montgomery     94
The Banner That Won't Stay Furled (8:1)   John Shelton Reed     114
Living with Confederate Symbols (8:1)   Franklin Forts     132
The New Days of Yore
Rednecks, White Socks, and Pina Coladas?: Country Music Ain't What It Used to Be ... And It Really Never Was (5:4)   James C. Cobb     147
"Where Is the Love?": Racial Violence, Racial Healing, and Blues Communities (12:4)   Adam Gussow     155
The Strange Career of Atticus Finch (6:2)   Joseph Crespino     175
Rituals of Initiation and Rebellion: Adolescent Responses to Segregation in Southern Autobiography(3:2)   Melton McLaurin     194
Colliding Cultures
Columbus Meets Pocahontas in the American South (3:1)   Theda Perdue     211
A Sense of Place: Jews, Blacks, and White Gentiles in the American South (3:1)   David Goldfield     225
Martin Luther King and the Southern Dream of Freedom (11:4)   Timothy B. Tyson     244
Our Lady of Guadeloupe Visits the Confederate Memorial (8:2)   Thomas A. Tweed     255
And the Dead Shall Rise: An Overview (11:4)   Steve Oney     272
Regional Stereotypes
Kudzu: A Tale of Two Vines (7:3)   Derek H. Alderman   Donna G'Segner Alderman     287
A Short History of Redneck: The Fashioning of a Southern White Masculine Identity (1:2)   Patrick Huber     303
"Where the Sun Set Crimson and the Moon Rose Red": Writing Appalachia and the Kentucky Mountain Feuds (2:3/4)   Dwight B. Billings   Kathleen M. Blee     328
The "Tennessee Test of Manhood": Professional Wrestling and Southern Cultural Stereotypes (3:3)   Louis M. Kyriakoudes   Peter A. Coclanis     353
"How 'bout a Hand for the Hog": The Enduring Nature of the Swine as a Cultural Symbol in the South (1:3)   S. Jonathan Bass     371
Southern Traditions
Equine Relics of the Civil War (6:1)    Drew Gilpin Faust     391
The Most Southern Sport on Earth: NASCAR and the Unions (7:2)   Dan Pierce     409
African American Humor and the South (1:4)   Trudier Harris     434
Sister Act: Sorority Rush as Feminine Performance (5:3)   Elizabeth Boyd     445
The Death of Southern Heroes: Historic Funerals of the South (1:2)   Charles Reagan Wilson     462
About the Contributors     483
Index     487

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