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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.

Imprint Athens, Ga. ; London : University of Georgia Press, ©2011.

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Description 1 online resource (xv, 249 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-239) 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.
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Subject Southern States -- Biography.
Autobiography -- Social aspects -- Southern States.
Autobiography -- Psychological aspects.
Southern States -- Social conditions.
Race discrimination -- Southern States.
Miscegenation -- Southern States.
Social stratification -- Southern States.
Segregation in transportation -- Southern States.
College students -- Southern States -- Attitudes.
Appalachian Region -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Inscoe, John C., 1951- Writing the South through the self. Athens, Ga. ; London : University of Georgia Press, ©2011 9780820337678 (DLC) 2010032652 (OCoLC)656556321
ISBN 9780820339689 (electronic bk.)
0820339687 (electronic bk.)