The Countercultural South (Mercer University Lamar Memorial Lectures)

The Countercultural South (Mercer University Lamar Memorial Lectures)At Once Upholding And Refuting The South S Conservative Image, The Countercultural South Explores The Politically Divergent Cultures Of Resistance Created By Poor White And Working Class Black Southern Men With Humor And Insight, Jack Temple Kirby Traces These Racially And Politically Opposed Cultures Back To The Antebellum Encounter Between The Anti Capitalistic South And The Capitalist Individualism Identified With The North.In A Wide Ranging Discussion Encompassing The Blues, Sharecropping, And Contemporary Black Intellectuals, Kirby Shows How The Needful Practice Of Black Labor Bargaining In The South Resulted In A Progressive Black Tradition Of Verbal Negotiation The Conservative Separatism And Retro Resistance Of Rural Whites, Kirby Argues, Is Embedded In An Inherited And Adversarial Frontier Ethos Valuing Self Sufficiency And Access To Wilderness With The Southern Landscape Imaginatively As Well As Factually Linked To Social Class, Crime Particularly Forest Arson Becomes The Most Important Form Of Southern White Countercultural Expression.Kirby Continues His Look At White Resistance In A Review Of Redneck Discourse, Examining The Public Reputation Of Southern Whites Through A Range Of Cultural Phenomena, From Literature To Country Music To The Computer Network Known As BUBBA L Original, Personal, And Artfully Written, The Countercultural South Offers Fresh Reflections On Southern Exceptionalism In American Political Life And Culture.

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  • Hardcover
  • 128 pages
  • The Countercultural South (Mercer University Lamar Memorial Lectures)
  • Jack Temple Kirby
  • English
  • 08 March 2018
  • 9780820317236