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From a Race of Storytellers : Essays on the Ballad Novels of Sharyn McCrumb
Edited by: Kimberley M. Holloway
Product Code: P261
ISBN: 9780865548930
Pages: 196
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This book is a first-of-its-kind treatment of the ballad novels of Sharyn McCrumb. It contains articles and essays about all aspects of McCrumb’s work, including literary criticism, interpretation, and practical suggestions for teaching the ballad novels. Through essays written by fourteen different scholars of McCrumb’s fiction and one by McCrumb herself, readers will gain a deeper understanding of the real southern Appalachian mountains, not just the popular image.
From Anatolia to Appalachia : A Turkish-American Dialogue
Edited by: N. Brent Kennedy, Joseph M. Scolnick
Product Code: H561
ISBN: 9780865547513
Pages: 130
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Turkic people have been migrating to America for many centuries, but this significant influx has been largely unrecognized. In From Anatolia to Appalachia, Scolnick and Kennedy investigate selected aspects of the population movements.
From Season To Season : Sports As American Religion
By author: Joseph L. Price
Product Code: P308
ISBN: 9780865549616
Pages: 240
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In From Season to Season: Sports as American Religion, nine scholars explore the relationship between religion and sports in American culture. Topics explored include: " The Rhythmic and Religious Significance of American Sports Seasons" "The Pitcher’s Mound as Cosmic Mountain" "The Fetish and McGwire’s Balls" "The Super Bowl as Religious Festival" "The Final Four as Final Judgment " "A Puckish Reflection on Religion in Canada" "Myth and Ritual in Professional Wrestling"
From the Plantation to the Prison : African-American Confinement Literature
Edited by: Tara T. Green
Product Code: H746
ISBN: 9780881460902
Pages: 182
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Confinement appropriately describes the status of African Americans who have been incarcerated. Spaces of confinement include-but are not limited to- plantations, Jim Crow societies, and prisons. Contributors examine the related experiences of Malcolm X, Bigger Thomas of Native Son, Angela Davis, and other people of African descent.
Game Day and God: Football, Faith and Politics in the American South
By author: Eric Bain-Selbo
Product Code: H790
ISBN: 9780881461558
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Pages: 272
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Game Day and God: Football, Faith, and Politics in the American South takes seriously the often-stated assertion that college football in the South is a religion. To this end, Eric Bain-Selbo draws upon a wide range of theoretical approaches in religious studies and cultural criticism. He also relies upon field research on several campuses in the Southeastern Conference where he interviewed fans and experienced “game day.”

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