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The Nation's Region: Southern Modernism, Segregation, and U.S. Nationalism (review)

The Nation's Region: Southern Modernism, Segregation, and U.S. Nationalism (review) tations are also part of the story. It is not just a southern story, but we now have a good account of our part in it. The Nation's Region Southern Modernism, Segregation, and U.S. Nationalism By Leigh Anne Duck The University of Georgia Press, 200 40 pp. Cloth, $9.95 Reviewed by Michael Kreyling, professor of English at Vanderbilt University. Leigh Anne Duck's The Nation's Region: Southern Modernism, Segregation, and U.S. Nationalism launches The University of Georgia Press series "The New Southern Studies," edited by Jon Smith and Riché Richardson. Richardson is known for her work on black masculinity (the topic of the second book in the series) and Smith is known as co-editor of Look Away!: The U.S. South in New World Studies (2004), a volume of essays arguing for a globalist redeployment of Southern Studies, and for his pointed criticism of (what he considers to be) configurations of the field beholden to old ways and old critical ideologies, such as, for example, those expressed by Barbara Ladd in her review of southern studies in PMLA (20:5, 28­ 9). The uga Press touts the series on its web site as "a floor-to-ceiling rethinking of some of the central http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Southern Cultures University of North Carolina Press

The Nation's Region: Southern Modernism, Segregation, and U.S. Nationalism (review)

Southern Cultures , Volume 14 (1) – Feb 13, 2008

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tations are also part of the story. It is not just a southern story, but we now have a good account of our part in it. The Nation's Region Southern Modernism, Segregation, and U.S. Nationalism By Leigh Anne Duck The University of Georgia Press, 200 40 pp. Cloth, $9.95 Reviewed by Michael Kreyling, professor of English at Vanderbilt University. Leigh Anne Duck's The Nation's Region: Southern Modernism, Segregation, and U.S. Nationalism launches The University of Georgia Press series "The New Southern Studies," edited by Jon Smith and Riché Richardson. Richardson is known for her work on black masculinity (the topic of the second book in the series) and Smith is known as co-editor of Look Away!: The U.S. South in New World Studies (2004), a volume of essays arguing for a globalist redeployment of Southern Studies, and for his pointed criticism of (what he considers to be) configurations of the field beholden to old ways and old critical ideologies, such as, for example, those expressed by Barbara Ladd in her review of southern studies in PMLA (20:5, 28­ 9). The uga Press touts the series on its web site as "a floor-to-ceiling rethinking of some of the central

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Southern CulturesUniversity of North Carolina Press

Published: Feb 13, 2008

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