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Author Nunn, Erich, author.

Title Sounding the color line : music and race in the southern imagination / Erich Nunn.

Publication Info. London : The University of Georgia Press, 2015.


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Description 1 online resource (pages cm).
Series The new southern studies ; 6
UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents American balladry and the anxiety of ancestry -- Country music and the souls of white folk -- Plantations, prisons, and the sounds of segregation -- The new Negro looks south -- Rethinking music and race in Jean Toomer's Cane -- Music and racial violence in William Faulkner's Sanctuary -- Coda : race, region, and the politics of hip-hop authenticity.
Note Description based on print version record.
Summary Sounding the Color Line explores how competing understandings of the U.S. South in the first decades of the twentieth century have led us to experience musical forms, sounds, and genres in racialized contexts. Yet, though we may speak of white or black music, rock or rap, sounds constantly leak through such barriers. A critical disjuncture exists, then, between actual interracial musical and cultural forms on the one hand and racialized structures of feeling on the other. This is nowhere more apparent than in the South. Like Jim Crow segregation, the separation of musical forms along racial li.
Note GMD: electronic resource.
Subject Folk music -- Southern States -- History -- 21st century.
Folk music -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
Popular music -- Southern States -- 21st century.
Popular music -- Southern States -- 20th century.
Music and race -- Southern States -- History -- 21st century.
Music and race -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962. Sanctuary.
Toomer, Jean, 1894-1967. Cane.
MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Classical.
MUSIC / Reference.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies.
Cane (Toomer, Jean) (OCoLC)fst01356778
Sanctuary (Faulkner, William) (OCoLC)fst01357533
Folk music. (OCoLC)fst00929383
Music and race. (OCoLC)fst01030486
Popular music. (OCoLC)fst01071422
Southern States. (OCoLC)fst01244550
Chronological Term 1900-2099
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Project Muse.
Other Form: Print version: Nunn, Erich Sounding the Color Line : Music and Race in the Southern Imagination Athens : University of Georgia Press,c2015 9780820347363
ISBN 9780820348353 (electronic bk.)
082034835X (electronic bk.)
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