Hurtin' Words

Hurtin' Words

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When Tammy Wynette sang "D-I-V-O-R-C-E," she famously said she "spelled out the hurtin' words" to spare her child the pain of family breakup. In this innovative work, Ted Ownby considers how a wide range of writers, thinkers, activists, and others defined family problems in the twentieth-century American South. Ownby shows that it was common for both African Americans and whites to discuss family life in terms of crisis, but they reached very different conclusions… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press (October 31, 2018)

Collection: New Directions in Southern Studies

Format: EPUB

Page count: 352 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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