Tag: Gender

Aunt Jemima Explained: The Old South, the Absent Mistress, and the Slave in a Box

Aunt Jemima Explained: The Old South, the Absent Mistress, and the Slave in a Box

Maurice M. Manring
Can the Flower of Southern Womanhood Bloom in the Garden of Southern Politics?

Can the Flower of Southern Womanhood Bloom in the Garden of Southern Politics?

Sue Tolleson-Rinehart

Ah, the flower of southern womanhood: gracious, lovely, and charming. Many features of southern culture have changed greatly over time. In one way, though, the South retains its distinctiveness: it remains the region of the country least hospitable to the election of women to office. The reasons for this are intricately, and inextricably, bound to those notions of southern womanhood.

Momma’nem

Momma’nem

John Shelton Reed
Race, Sex, and Reputation: Thomas Jefferson and the Sally Hemings Story

Race, Sex, and Reputation: Thomas Jefferson and the Sally Hemings Story

Robert M. S. McDonald
Bloomers and Beyond

Bloomers and Beyond

Pamela Grundy
The “Tennessee Test of Manhood”: Professional Wrestling and Southern Cultural Stereotypes

The “Tennessee Test of Manhood”: Professional Wrestling and Southern Cultural Stereotypes

Peter A. Coclanis
Reimagining the North-South Reunion: Southern Women Novelists and the Intersectional Romance, 1876-1900

Reimagining the North-South Reunion: Southern Women Novelists and the Intersectional Romance, 1876-1900

Jane Turner Censer
“The Vampire That Hovers Over North Carolina”: Gender, White Supremacy, and the Wilmington Race Riot of 1898

“The Vampire That Hovers Over North Carolina”: Gender, White Supremacy, and the Wilmington Race Riot of 1898

Andrea Meryl Kirshenbaum
Sister Act: Sorority Rush as Feminine Performance

Sister Act: Sorority Rush as Feminine Performance

Elizabeth Boyd
Beyond Image and Convention Explorations in Southern Women’s History ed. by Janet L. Coryell, Martha H. Swain, Sandra Gioia Treadway, and Elizabeth Hayes Turner, and: Women of the American South A Multicultural Reader ed. by Christie Anne Farnham (Review)

Beyond Image and Convention Explorations in Southern Women’s History ed. by Janet L. Coryell, Martha H. Swain, Sandra Gioia Treadway, and Elizabeth Hayes Turner, and: Women of the American South A Multicultural Reader ed. by Christie Anne Farnham (Review)

Georgina Hickey
Charline Arthur: The Unmaking of a Honky-Tonk Star

Charline Arthur: The Unmaking of a Honky-Tonk Star

Emily Neely
Zelda Sayre, Belle

Zelda Sayre, Belle

Linda Wagner-Martin