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Southern Comforts: Drinking and the U.S. South

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"Moving beyond familiar myths about moonshiners, bootleggers, and hard-drinking writers, "Southern Comforts" explores how alcohol and drinking helped shape the literature and culture of the U.S. South. Edited by Conor Picken and Matthew Dischinger, this collection of seventeen thought-provoking essays proposes that discussions about drinking in southern culture often orbit around familiar figures and mythologies that obscure what drinking has meant over time. Complexities of race, class, and gender remain hidden amid ...

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Southern Comforts: Drinking and the U.S. South
2020, LSU Press, Baton Rouge

ISBN-13: 9780807171738


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