In this essay, Cooper and Morris review Robin M. Boylorn's award-winning autoethnography, Sweetwater. This book review foregrounds Sweetwater's significant interventions into several fields, including autoethnography, rural studies, Southern studies, and black feminist theory.
“Show, Don't Tell”: Redefining Contemporary Black Southern Rurality in Robin M. Boylorn's Sweetwater
Brittney Cooper is Assistant Professor of Women's and Gender Studies and Africana Studies in the School of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers University Livingston Campus. Correspondence to: Brittney Cooper, Africana Studies, Rutgers University Livingston Campus, Room 112, Beck Hall, 99 Avenue E, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA. Email: email@example.com.
Susana M. Morris is Associate Professor in the Department of English at Auburn University. Correspondence to: Susana M. Morris, Department of English, 9030 Haley Center, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, USA. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Brittney Cooper, Susana M. Morris; “Show, Don't Tell”: Redefining Contemporary Black Southern Rurality in Robin M. Boylorn's Sweetwater. Departures in Critical Qualitative Research 1 March 2015; 4 (1): 107–109. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2015.4.1.107
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