Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.
Introduction : visual legacies of the South -- 1. A short and selected history of photography in the South -- 2. The death of the Southern male gaze? : white ladies' cultured revisionings -- 3. Cameras and the racial real : photographs as evidence and assertion in African American Southern fiction -- 4. Envisioning "white trash" : excess and access in Appalachia -- 5. Re-imaging Southern communities, or, picturing the post-South -- Epilogue : Buscando New Orleans (looking for New Orleans).