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Reimagining the Southern Imaginary

Reimagining the Southern Imaginary Reimagining the Southern Imaginary by Daniel Cross Turner American Cinema and the Southern Imaginary. Ed. Deborah E. Barker and Kathryn McKee. Athens: U of Georgia P, 2011. ix + 374 pp. $ 69.95 cloth. $24.95 paper. Dreaming of Dixie: How the South Was Created in American Popular Culture. By Karen L. Cox. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2011. 224 pp. $34.95 cloth. Despite invoking those old southern staples of monumental- ism and place, one could properly call co- editors Deborah Barker and Kathyrn McKee’s collection of essays a “landmark” study. Of course there have been many essays and book chapters on southern films strewn through journals and anthologies over the past decade. There have also been single- authored books on the topic, such as Alison Graham’s Fram- ing the South (2001), and books that intermix film analyses with other media, such as Tara McPherson’s Reconstructing Dixie (2003). But Amer- ican Cinema and the Southern Imaginary marks the first signic fi ant essay compilation on the subject since Warren G. French’s The South in Film (1981) and Edward D. C. Campbell’s The Celluloid South (1981), both of which are now long in the tooth. Barker and McKee’s collection http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Southern Literary Journal University of North Carolina Press

Reimagining the Southern Imaginary

The Southern Literary Journal , Volume 45 (1) – Jul 19, 2013

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University of North Carolina Press
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Reimagining the Southern Imaginary by Daniel Cross Turner American Cinema and the Southern Imaginary. Ed. Deborah E. Barker and Kathryn McKee. Athens: U of Georgia P, 2011. ix + 374 pp. $ 69.95 cloth. $24.95 paper. Dreaming of Dixie: How the South Was Created in American Popular Culture. By Karen L. Cox. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2011. 224 pp. $34.95 cloth. Despite invoking those old southern staples of monumental- ism and place, one could properly call co- editors Deborah Barker and Kathyrn McKee’s collection of essays a “landmark” study. Of course there have been many essays and book chapters on southern films strewn through journals and anthologies over the past decade. There have also been single- authored books on the topic, such as Alison Graham’s Fram- ing the South (2001), and books that intermix film analyses with other media, such as Tara McPherson’s Reconstructing Dixie (2003). But Amer- ican Cinema and the Southern Imaginary marks the first signic fi ant essay compilation on the subject since Warren G. French’s The South in Film (1981) and Edward D. C. Campbell’s The Celluloid South (1981), both of which are now long in the tooth. Barker and McKee’s collection

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