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Notes Toward an Essay on Imagining Thomas Jefferson Watching a Performance of the Musical Hamilton

Notes Toward an Essay on Imagining Thomas Jefferson Watching a Performance of the Musical Hamilton <p>Abstract:</p><p>Originally given as a speech on the campus of UNC-Chapel Hill at a festival in remembrance of Thomas Wolfe, this essay explores the relationship of African American southerners to the idea of what is “southern.” It looks at the place of Thomas Jefferson at the origins of the notion of “southern” and uses the recent, award-winning play <i>Hamilton</i> to confront the idea of race and the southern construct.</p> http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Southern Cultures University of North Carolina Press

Notes Toward an Essay on Imagining Thomas Jefferson Watching a Performance of the Musical Hamilton

Southern Cultures , Volume 25 (2) – Jul 10, 2019

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University of North Carolina Press
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Abstract

<p>Abstract:</p><p>Originally given as a speech on the campus of UNC-Chapel Hill at a festival in remembrance of Thomas Wolfe, this essay explores the relationship of African American southerners to the idea of what is “southern.” It looks at the place of Thomas Jefferson at the origins of the notion of “southern” and uses the recent, award-winning play <i>Hamilton</i> to confront the idea of race and the southern construct.</p>

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Southern CulturesUniversity of North Carolina Press

Published: Jul 10, 2019

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