Realizing Our Place: Real Southern Women In A Mythologized Land

 Realizing Our Place: Real Southern Women in a Mythologized Land PDF ePub book

What does it mean to be from somewhere? Does place seep into one's very being like roots making their way through rich soil, shaping a sense of self? In particular, what does it mean to be from a place with a storied past, one mythologized as the very best and worst of our nation? Such questions inspired Catherine Egley Waggoner and Laura Egley Taylor, sisters and Delta expatriates themselves, to ...

Hardcover: 208 pages
Publisher: University Press of Mississippi (August 15, 2018)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1496817583
ISBN-13: 978-1496817587
Product Dimensions: 6.3 x 0.9 x 9.3 inches
Amazon Rank: 198290
Format: PDF ePub fb2 djvu book

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trail of conversations through the Mississippi Delta.Meeting in evocative settings from kitchens and beauty parlors to screened-in porches with fifty-one women--black, Chinese, Lebanese, and white; elderly and young; rich and poor; bisexual and straight--the authors trace the extent to which the historical dimensions of southern womanhood like submissiveness, purity, piety, and domesticity are visible in contemporary Delta women's everyday enactments. Waggoner and Taylor argue that these women do not simply embrace or reject such dimensions, but instead creatively tweak stereotypes in such a way that skillfully legitimizes their authenticity.Blending academic analysis with colorful excerpts of Delta women's words and including over one hundred striking photographs, Waggoner and Taylor provide an insightful peek into the lives of real southern women living in a deeply mythologized land.