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The Scary Mason-Dixon Line

African American Writers and the South

The Scary Mason-Dixon Line( )
Author: Harris, Trudier
Series title:Southern Literary Studies
ISBN:978-0-8071-4256-1
Publication Date:Jun 2009
Publisher:Louisiana State University Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

New Yorker James Baldwin once declared that a black man can look at a map of the United States, contemplate the area south of the Mason-Dixon Line, and thus scare himself to death. In The Scary Mason-Dixon Line, renowned literary scholar Trudier Harris explores why black writers, whether born in Mississippi, New York, or elsewhere, have consistently both loved and hated the South. Harris explains that for these authors the South represents not so much a place or even a culture as a...
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Pages:264
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 Inches



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