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Clinging to the myth

Padraig J. Daly

Clinging to the myth

by Padraig J. Daly

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Published by Dedalus Press in Dublin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPádraig J. Daly.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6054.A4614 C58 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination78 p. ;
Number of Pages78
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17916927M
ISBN 101904556582
ISBN 109781904556589
LC Control Number2007405360

Loving, hating, pitying, or pining for mammy became a way for Americans to make sense of shifting economic, social, and racial realities. Assertions of black contentment with servitude alleviated white fears while reinforcing racial hierarchy. McElya's stories expose the power and reach of this myth, not only in advertising, films, and literature about the South, but also in national monument. Polyphemus, in Greek mythology, the most famous of the Cyclopes (one-eyed giants), son of Poseidon, god of the sea, and the nymph ing to Ovid in Metamorphoses, Polyphemus loved Galatea, a Sicilian Nereid, and killed her lover the Greek hero Odysseus was cast ashore on the coast of Sicily, he fell into the hands of Polyphemus, who shut him up with 12 of his companions in.

Linking the different modes of commemoration, her work bridges the distance that believers in Confederate exceptionalism maintain; while situated in history from the Civil War through the civil rights era, the book brings much-needed clarity to the constitution, persistence, and significance of this divisive myth in the context of our time. TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Dr. Micki McElya, assistant professor of American studies at The University of Alabama, will discuss her new book, “Clinging to Mammy: The Faithful Slave in Twentieth-Century America” (Harvard University Press, ) on Tuesday, Nov. 27 at p.m. in the W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library reading room.

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