You Wrote My Life: Lyrical Themes in Country Music

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Melton Alonza McLaurin, Richard A. Peterson
Taylor & Francis, 1992 - Music - 180 pages
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First Published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
 

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Contents

Country Music Tells Stories
1
The Changing Image of
15
Class Unconsciousness in Country Music
35
Country Music
63
The Country Music Female
81
Death in Country Music
113
Lyrical
131
Song Title Index and Discography
155
Name Index
173
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About the author (1992)

Melton A. McLaurin is a professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. He is the author of "Separate Pasts: Growing Up White in the Segregated South" for which he received the Lillian Smith Award, and "Celia, a Slave" (both Georgia).

Richard Pete Peterson is professor emeritus of English at Southern Illinois University. He is the author of Extra Innings: Writing on Baseball, the editor of both The Pirates Reader and The St. Louis Baseball Reader, and the editor for Kent State University Press s Writing Sports series. His essays have appeared in the Chicago Tribune and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. He lives in Makanda, Illinois.

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