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The Resource Novel sounds : Southern fiction in the age of rock and roll, Florence Dore

Novel sounds : Southern fiction in the age of rock and roll, Florence Dore

Label
Novel sounds : Southern fiction in the age of rock and roll
Title
Novel sounds
Title remainder
Southern fiction in the age of rock and roll
Statement of responsibility
Florence Dore
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The 1950s witnessed both the birth of both rock and roll and the creation of Southern literature as we know it. Around the time that Chuck Berry and Elvis Presley put their electric spin on Southern vernacular ballads, a canonical group of white American authors native to rock's birthplace began to write fiction about the electrification of those ballads, translating into literary form key cultural changes that gave rise to the infectious music coming out of their region. In Novel Sounds, Florence Dore tells the story of how these forms of expression became intertwined and shows how Southern writers turned to rock music and its technologies-tape, radio, vinyl-to develop the rock novel. Dore considers the work of Southern writers like William Faulkner, Flannery O'Connor, and William Styron alongside Bessie Smith, Lead Belly, and Bob Dylan to uncover deep historical links between rock and Southern literature. Along with rock pioneers, Southern authors drew from blues, country, jazz, and other forms to create a new brand of realism that redefined the Southern vernacular as global, electric, and notably white. Resurrecting this Southern literary tradition at the birth of rock, Dore clarifies the surprising but unmistakable influence of rock and roll on the American novel. Along the way, she explains how literature came to resemble rock and roll, an anti-institutional art form if there ever was one, at the very moment academics claimed literature for the institution
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Midwest
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Dore, Florence
Dewey number
813/.5409975
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Rock music in literature
  • American fiction
  • American fiction
  • Rock music
  • Rock music
Target audience
adult
Label
Novel sounds : Southern fiction in the age of rock and roll, Florence Dore
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online resource
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rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
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text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT12065084
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231546058
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12065084
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12065084
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Novel sounds : Southern fiction in the age of rock and roll, Florence Dore
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT12065084
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231546058
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12065084
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12065084
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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