"[This book]...will will attract a wide readership inside and outside the Academy."--Booklist
"Moving brilliantly across a vast range of textual spaces and political geographies...[this book] is in every way an exemplary work of U.S. cultural studies."--Eric Lott, University of Virginia
"A bold and brilliant book...that breathes new life into such old pardigms as `the Great Migration,' `the rural folk,' and `the urban masses.' Informative, fascinating, and finely crafted. A pleasure to read."--Ann duCille, Wesleyan University
About the Author
Farah Jasmine Griffin is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania. She lives and writes in Philadelphia.