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Author Inscoe, John C., 1951-

Title Writing the South through the self [electronic resource] : explorations in southern autobiography / John C. Inscoe.

Published Athens [Ga.] : University of Georgia Press, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description xv, 249 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Lessons from southern lives : teaching race through autobiography -- "I learn what I am" : adolescent struggles with mixed-race identity -- "All manner of defeated, shiftless, shifty, pathetic and interesting good people" : autobiographical encounters with southern white poverty -- Railroads, race, and remembrance : the traumas of train travel in the Jim Crow South -- "I'm better than this sorry place" : coming to terms with self and the South in college -- Sense of place, sense of being : Appalachian struggles with identity, belonging, and escape -- Afterword. "getting fed up with this two-tone South" : moving toward ulticulturalism.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Autobiography -- Social aspects -- Southern States.
Autobiography -- Psychological aspects -- Southern States.
Race discrimination -- Southern States.
Miscegenation -- Southern States.
Social stratification -- Southern States.
Segregation in transportation -- Southern States.
College students -- Southern States -- Attitudes.
Southern States -- Biography.
Southern States -- Social conditions.
Appalachian Region -- Social conditions.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780820337678 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0820337676 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780820337685 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0820337684 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780820339689 (e-book)