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In the Land Where We Were Dreaming

In the Land Where We Were Dreaming c ole Man h utchi Son i n the l an D Where We Were Dre amin G Summer 2015 was a heady ti me to be in Columbia, South Carolina, researching proslavery southern What if “Deep literat ure. As per usual, I arrived a day late—just twenty-four hours after Republican governor Nikki South” referred Haley oversaw the removal of the Confederate battle fl ag from the South Carolina State House grounds not to a on July 10, 2015. Responding with remarkable speed socioeconomic to the horrific shooti ngs at Charleston ’s Emanuel or cultural African Methodist Episcopal Churc h on June 17, the State Senate voted thi rty-seven to three to remove subregion—an the fl ag, whic h had flo wn over or near the Capitol area linked for more than fifty-f our years, since the early days of the Civil War Centennial and Civil Right sEra. by agriculture By the ti me I arrived at the South Caroliniana and politics, Library, all that remained of decades of fierce debate over this symbol of “hatred” or “herit age” was the foodways and concrete base that once held the fl agpole. And music—but by Monday July 13, contractors were http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Southern Literary Journal University of North Carolina Press

In the Land Where We Were Dreaming

The Southern Literary Journal , Volume 48 (1) – Jul 3, 2016

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University of North Carolina Press
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Copyright © 2008 the Southern Literary Journal and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Department of English.
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1534-1461

Abstract

c ole Man h utchi Son i n the l an D Where We Were Dre amin G Summer 2015 was a heady ti me to be in Columbia, South Carolina, researching proslavery southern What if “Deep literat ure. As per usual, I arrived a day late—just twenty-four hours after Republican governor Nikki South” referred Haley oversaw the removal of the Confederate battle fl ag from the South Carolina State House grounds not to a on July 10, 2015. Responding with remarkable speed socioeconomic to the horrific shooti ngs at Charleston ’s Emanuel or cultural African Methodist Episcopal Churc h on June 17, the State Senate voted thi rty-seven to three to remove subregion—an the fl ag, whic h had flo wn over or near the Capitol area linked for more than fifty-f our years, since the early days of the Civil War Centennial and Civil Right sEra. by agriculture By the ti me I arrived at the South Caroliniana and politics, Library, all that remained of decades of fierce debate over this symbol of “hatred” or “herit age” was the foodways and concrete base that once held the fl agpole. And music—but by Monday July 13, contractors were

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The Southern Literary JournalUniversity of North Carolina Press

Published: Jul 3, 2016

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