Stupid Is as Stupid Says: Vocal Performance and Southernness
in Forrest Gump.
She maintains a polite, if somewhat wry, demeanor equal parts Florida and New Haven: her Southernness
wielded no less strategically than her Ivy League pedigree.
Next up for Porteous is the Scottish Amateur Strokeplay Championship at Southernness
in Dumfries, which starts a week tomorrow.
And of course, 'southernness
' in general--and typical readings of Yoknapatawphan southernness
in particular--seem indelibly troped with rurality, so by the transitive property, get relegated to alternative status" This alternative, rural or regional aspect to Faulkner has always defined his writing--provided one accepts the idea of his fiction as marked above all by its difference from the recognizably cosmopolitan work of writers like Eliot, Joyce, Woolf, or Pound or the urban-themed texts of Dos Passos, Hart Crane, or Fitzgerald.
Her eye is sharp, especially about how complacent Southernness
undercuts itself: We have a girls' college here too but the lacy atmosphere is fortunately destroyed by a reformatory, an insane asylum, and a military school.
If that condition is not put in place as an oversight, then all the people in North Sudan will claim Southernness
on the referendum day.
It is impossible to consider what the South and what Southernness
mean as cultural references without looking at how black women have contributed to and contested any unified definition of this region, claims Johnson.
She succeeds at remedying the blind spots by foregrounding Southernness
as a lens in studying these women, discussing selected Northern and Southern, black and white women's life stories published in the radical weekly magazine, the Independent, and analyzing strategies of black women's character development in several key fictions of late nineteenth-century regionalism.
Ghosts From 'Down There': The Southernness
of August Wilson.
itself--as defined by polite acceptance of eccentricity, a tendency to avoid any talk of sex and churches that provide a kind of cover--is a mitigating factor that allows Black gay men to co-exist with everybody else, Johnson argues.
While the octogenarian chairman of the Memphis Board of Censors clearly reflected his proudly unreconstructed southernness
in his word choices, more pertinent to his duties were those two rows of seats.
Not to mention a center of history, literature, and a distinctively Arkinsawan strain of Southernness