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Just Below South: Intercultural Performance in the Caribbean and the U.S. South
"Just Below South" is the first book to examine the U.S. South and the Caribbean as a "regional interculture" shaped by performance - as a space defined not so much by a shared set of geographicalExpand
Cotton's queer relations: same-sex intimacy and the literature of the southern plantation
Finally breaking through heterosexual cliches of flirtatious belles and cavaliers, sinister black rapists and lusty 'Jezebels', this book exposes the queer dynamics embedded in myths of the southernExpand
The Flood Last Time: “Muck” and the Uses of History in Kara Walker's “Rumination” on Katrina
  • M. Bibler
  • Sociology
  • Journal of American Studies
  • 1 August 2010
Kara Walker describes her book After the Deluge (2007) as “rumination” on Hurricane Katrina structured in the form of a “visual essay.” The book combines Walker's own artwork and the works of otherExpand
Cotton's queer relations
Truman Capote’s Gothic Politics
This chapter examines the tensions in Capote’s writing between the indeterminacies and mysteries of the Southern Gothic and his pointed critiques of sexual and racial oppression, social conformity,Expand
The Cold War Closet