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Rethinking the Irish in the American South : beyond rounders and reelers / edited by Bryan Albin Giemza.

Publication:
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2013]
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 223 pages : illustration ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Irish -- Southern States -- History.
Southern States -- Civilization -- Irish influences.
Popular culture -- Southern States.
Ireland -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
Southern States -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
Irish Americans -- Southern States -- History.
Contents:
Introduction / Bryan Albin Giemza
Questions of historical definition.
"A lengthening chain in the shape of memories": the Irish and Southern culture / William R. Ferris
After strange kin: further reflections on the relations between Ireland and the American South / Kieran Quinlan
Irish migration to the colonial South: a plea for a forgotten topic / Patrick Griffin
Manipulating culture: influence, reconsidered.
Tara, the O'Haras, and the Irish gone with the wind / Geraldine Higgins
Transatlantic rites of passage in the friendship and fiction of Eudora Welty and Elizabeth Bowen / Kathryn Stelmach Artuso
Shared traditions: Irish and Appalachian ballads and whiskey songs / Emily Kader
Blacks and Celts on the Riverine frontiers: the roots of American popular music / Christopher J. Smith
Ideology and ambivalence.
Another "lost cause": the Irish in the South remember the Confederacy / David T. Gleeson
On the uses of slavery: the Irish in the South and Civil War rhetoric / Bryan Albin Giemza
Coda : Smoke 'n' guns: a preface to a poem about marginal souths, and then the poem / Conor O'Callaghan.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Giemza, Bryan Albin.
Other format:
Online version: Rethinking the Irish in the American South
ISBN:
1617037982
9781617037986 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781617037993 (ebook)
OCLC:
815383694
Publisher Number:
99954516232
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