Creating and consuming the American South / edited by Martyn Bone, Brian Ward and William A. Link.
- Gainesville : University Press of Florida, 
x, 344 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Regionalism -- Southern States.
Southern States -- History.
Southern States -- Social conditions.
- This volume explores the American South's imagery, mythology, ideas, and stories and how these constructions are created and then consumed by both residents and tourists.
- Preface: Understanding the South
Introduction: Old/new/post/real/global/no South: paradigms and scales / Martyn Bone
Creating and consuming the "real" South
From Appalachian folk to Southern Foodways: Why Americans look to the South for authentic culture / W. Fitzhugh Brundage
God and the Moonpie: consumption, disenchantment, and the reliably lost cause / Scott Romine
Toward a post-postpolitical Southern studies: on the limits of the "creating and consuming" paradigm / Jon Smith
Creating and consuming the South: case studies
Southern (dis)comfort: creating and consuming homosex in the Black South / E. Patrick Johnson
Serpents in the garden: historic preservation, climate change, and the postsouthern plantation / Michael P. Bibler
Creating and consuming "Hill Country harmonica": promoting the blues and forging beloved community in the contemporary South / Adam Gussow
Pride at Preservation Hall: tourism, spectacle, and musicking in New Orleans jazz / Anne Dvinge
Recovering through a cultural economy: New Orleans from Katrina to Deepwater Horizon / Helen Taylor
Creating and consuming the South in transnational contexts
Creating a multiethnic Gulf South: Vietnamese American cultural and economic visibility before and after Katrina / Frank Cha
A "Southern, brown, burnt sensibility": Four Saints in three acts, Black Spain, and the (global) Southern pastoral / Paige A. McGinley
Southern regionalism and U.S. nationalism in William Faulkner's state department travels / Deborah Cohn
The feeling of a heartless world: blues rhythm, oppositionality, and British rock music / Andrew Warnes
Me and Mrs. Jones: screening working-class trans-formations of southern family values / John Howard
Afterword: After authenticity / Tara McPherson.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Bone, Martyn, 1974- editor.
Ward, Brian, 1961- editor.
Link, William A., editor.
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