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Author Harrison, Douglas, 1975-

Title Then sings my soul : the culture of southern gospel music / Douglas Harrison
Published Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource
Series Music in American life
Music in American life.
Contents Introduction : A native informant's report from the field -- Glory bumps, or the psychodynamics of the southern gospel experience -- Nostalgia, modernity, and the reconstruction roots of a tradition -- The rise of "southern" gospel music and the compensations of history -- The gaitherization of contemporary southern gospel -- Southern gospel in the key of queer -- Epilogue : the soul's best song -- List of songs referenced -- Appendix : methods and preliminary findings of a survey of attitudes and beliefs about southern gospel music
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Gospel music -- Southern States -- History and criticism.
Popular culture -- Religious aspects.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0252094093 (electronic bk.)
9780252094095 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover alk. paper)
(hardcover alk. paper)