book reviews Grits & Grunts: Folkloric Key West. by Stetson kennedy. (Sarasota, Fl: pineapple press, 2008. pp. xii + 212, bibliography, illustrations, index.) gregory hansen Arkansas State University Stetson kennedy was the dean of Florida folklife studies. he began doing serious folklore research in Florida in the 1930s, eventually becoming the folklore director for the Florida Writers' project during roosevelt's new Deal. his voluminous writing includes books and articles on the state's folk culture, and the politics and history of the South. his infiltration and exposure of the ku klux klan is presented in his own books and in peggy bulger's doctoral research. kennedy helped to found the Florida Folklore Society, and he has received many awards for his studies of folklife and his contributions to human rights. At the age of ninety-two, he published an important collection of folktales, oral history, foodways, and folk music from key West. kennedy's first major study of Florida's folklife and history was Palmetto Country, which he describes as a "barefoot history" of the state. This classic work is an early example of a social history that blends folklife studies into the narrative; it also draws on the cultural pluralism of the
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