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Dixie Debates: Perspectives on Southern Cultures Harry Magdoff

Dixie Debates: Perspectives on Southern Cultures

Harry Magdoff

Published January 1st 1996
ISBN : 9780814746844
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The contemporary American South is a region of economic expansion, political sophistication, and, particularly, cultural ferment. Its literature is well-known and celebrated. But what of the popular cultural forms of expression that have done so muchMoreThe contemporary American South is a region of economic expansion, political sophistication, and, particularly, cultural ferment. Its literature is well-known and celebrated. But what of the popular cultural forms of expression that have done so much to reflect the curious tensions between the traditional Southwhite-dominated, rural, religousand contemporary multicultural forms and discourses?This collection offers a wealth of exciting new perspectives on cultural studies in general and of the particular forms of popular Southern culturefrom rock and roll to Cajun music to the impact on the South of tourism and the questions of genre and race in contemporary film-making.