Agrarian Writings, Southern and Otherwise

Agrarian Writings, Southern and Otherwise

Review of American Georgics: Writings on Farming, Culture, and Land (Yale, 2011) The spirit of the age in modern industrialized America places a premium upon a business career and the supposed monetary wherewithal that is presumed to be the deserved result of a university education, networking skills, and plain old-fashioned brown-nosing. While most moderns activelyRead more about Agrarian Writings, Southern and Otherwise[…]

Some Thoughts on the Music of the Mountain South

Some Thoughts on the Music of the Mountain South

There is a genre of tunes I like to call mountain music. Other genres often affiliated with the South, such as jazz, and even what most now call country or bluegrass, are mostly twentieth century creations and will require additional treatment beyond the present scope. Mountain music encompasses a history that begins in rural Britain,Read more about Some Thoughts on the Music of the Mountain South[…]