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Dreaming of Dixie [[electronic resource] ] : how the South was created in American popular culture / / Karen L. Cox



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Autore: Cox Karen L. <1962-> Visualizza persona
Titolo: Dreaming of Dixie [[electronic resource] ] : how the South was created in American popular culture / / Karen L. Cox Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: Chapel Hill, : University of North Carolina Press, 2011
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (225 p.)
Disciplina: 975
Soggetto topico: Nostalgia - Southern States
Romanticism - Southern States
Popular culture - United States - History
Soggetto geografico: Southern States In popular culture History
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Classificazione: 71.57
Note generali: Description based upon print version of record.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Nota di contenuto: Dixie in popular song -- Selling Dixie -- Dixie on early radio -- Dixie on film -- Dixie in literature -- Welcome to Dixie.
Sommario/riassunto: From the late nineteenth century through World War II, popular culture portrayed the American South as a region ensconced in its antebellum past, draped in moonlight and magnolias, and represented by such southern icons as the mammy, the belle, the chivalrous planter, white-columned mansions, and even bolls of cotton. In Dreaming of Dixie, Karen Cox shows that the chief purveyors of this constructed nostalgia for the Old South were outsiders of the region, especially advertising agencies, musicians, publishers, radio personalities, writers, and filmmakers playing to consumers' a
Titolo autorizzato: Dreaming of Dixie  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 1-4696-0317-9
0-8078-7778-6
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910539098303321
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