Coverart for item
The Resource A measure of belonging : twenty-one writers of color on the new American South, edited by Cinelle Barnes

A measure of belonging : twenty-one writers of color on the new American South, edited by Cinelle Barnes

Label
A measure of belonging : twenty-one writers of color on the new American South
Title
A measure of belonging
Title remainder
twenty-one writers of color on the new American South
Statement of responsibility
edited by Cinelle Barnes
Title variation
21 writers of color on the new American South
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This fierce collection celebrates the incredible diversity in the contemporary South by featuring essays by twenty-one of the finest young writers of color living and working in the region today, who all address a central question: Who is welcome? Kiese Laymon navigates the racial politics of publishing while recording his audiobook in Mississippi. Regina Bradley moves to Indiana and grapples with a landscape devoid of her Southern cultural touchstones, like Popeyes and OutKast. Aruni Kashyap apartment hunts in Athens and encounters a minefield of invasive questions. Frederick McKindra delves into the particularly Southern history of Beyonce's black majorettes. Assembled by editor and essayist Cinelle Barnes, essays in A Measure of Belonging: Writers of Color on the New American South acknowledge that from the DMV to the college basketball court to doctors' offices, there are no shortage of places of tension in the American South. Urgent, necessary, funny, and poignant, these essays from new and established voices confront the complexities of the South's relationship with race, uncovering the particular difficulties and profound joys of being a Southerner in the 21st century"--
Storyline
Tone
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10925979
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
810.9/896075
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS508.M54
LC item number
M43 2020
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Barnes, Cinelle
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • Minorities
  • Race relations
  • Minorities
  • Southern States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
twenty-one writers of color on the new American South
Label
A measure of belonging : twenty-one writers of color on the new American South, edited by Cinelle Barnes
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Cinelle Barnes -- A new normal South : Southern cooking by Indian American chefs offers refreshing ways to connect / Osayi Endolyn -- Foreign and domestic : on color, comfort, and crime in Miami / Jaswinder Bolina -- Face / Soniah Kamal -- My sixty-five-year-old roommate / Jennifer Hope Choi -- That's not actually true / Kiese Laymon -- Duos / Devi Laskar -- I feel most Southern in the hip-hop of my adolescence : on black Southern mobility, intra-regionality and internalized misogyny / Joy Priest -- Suddenly, an island girl / M. Evelina Galang -- Treacherous joy : an epistle to the South / Tiana Clark -- Nuisance : an essay about home / Latria Graham -- Are you Muslim? and other questions white landlords ask me / Aruni Kashyap -- Auntie / Minda Honey -- Outta the Souf / Regina Bradley -- Dysplasia / Natalia Sylvester -- White devil in blue : Duke basketball, religion, and modern day slavery in the new South / Christena Cleveland -- Southern, not a belle / Nichole Perkins -- White, other, and Black / Ivelisse Rodriguez -- Ain't misbehavin / Gary Jackson -- The rich, Southern history of Black college majorettes / Frederick McKindra -- Pass / Toni Jensen -- Gum / Diana Cejas
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 189 pages
Isbn
9781938235719
Lccn
2020029995
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1176322496
  • (OCoLC)1176322496
Label
A measure of belonging : twenty-one writers of color on the new American South, edited by Cinelle Barnes
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Cinelle Barnes -- A new normal South : Southern cooking by Indian American chefs offers refreshing ways to connect / Osayi Endolyn -- Foreign and domestic : on color, comfort, and crime in Miami / Jaswinder Bolina -- Face / Soniah Kamal -- My sixty-five-year-old roommate / Jennifer Hope Choi -- That's not actually true / Kiese Laymon -- Duos / Devi Laskar -- I feel most Southern in the hip-hop of my adolescence : on black Southern mobility, intra-regionality and internalized misogyny / Joy Priest -- Suddenly, an island girl / M. Evelina Galang -- Treacherous joy : an epistle to the South / Tiana Clark -- Nuisance : an essay about home / Latria Graham -- Are you Muslim? and other questions white landlords ask me / Aruni Kashyap -- Auntie / Minda Honey -- Outta the Souf / Regina Bradley -- Dysplasia / Natalia Sylvester -- White devil in blue : Duke basketball, religion, and modern day slavery in the new South / Christena Cleveland -- Southern, not a belle / Nichole Perkins -- White, other, and Black / Ivelisse Rodriguez -- Ain't misbehavin / Gary Jackson -- The rich, Southern history of Black college majorettes / Frederick McKindra -- Pass / Toni Jensen -- Gum / Diana Cejas
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 189 pages
Isbn
9781938235719
Lccn
2020029995
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1176322496
  • (OCoLC)1176322496

Library Locations

    • Williamsburg LibraryBorrow it
      515 Scotland Street, Williamsburg, VA, 23185, US
      37.377573 -76.770995
Processing Feedback ...