Conor Picken and Matthew Dischiner, eds., Southern comforts: drinking and the U.S. South (LSU Press, 2020).


DIntroduction: A Glass Half Full / Conor Picken and Matthew Dischinger —
Alcoholism, Temperance, and the South. Mama Likes Her Gin: Black Blueswomen, Freedom, and Alcohol in the Prohibition South / Alison Arant —
The Spirits of Tradition: Calhoun Cocktails, Douglass Temperance, and Charles Chesnutt / John Stromski —
The Last Black Temperance Activist: Frances Harper and the Black Public Sphere / Susan Zieger —
“It’s Either the Candy or the Hooch”: Unlawful Appetites and Abject Bodies in Orson Welles’s Border Noir Touch of Evil / Cara Koehler —
The Tennessee Two-Step: Narrating Recovery in Country Music Autobiography / Matthew D. Sutton —
Revising Narrative through Intoxication. Drink, Doubling, and Perverseness in Poe’s Fiction / Caleb Doan and J. Gerald Kennedy —
The Methodical Drinker: Alcohol, Economics, and Regional Identity in Early Virginian Literature / Katharine A. Burnett —
The Inebriation and Adaptation of Larry Brown’s Big Bad Love / Zackary Vernon —
Flannery O’Connor, “Interleckchuls,” and Cocktail Culture / Monica C. Miller —
Trashed: Women Under the Influence of Alcohol in Wright’s Native Son / Ellen Lansky —
Miss Amelia’s Liquor: “The Ballad of the Sad Cafe” and Surregionalism / David A. Davis —
Alcohol’s Production, Commodification, and Circulation in the South. Racial Ambiguity, Bootlegging, and the Subversion of Plantation Hierarchies in Faulkner’s South / Jenna Grace Sciuto —
Moonshine in the Sunshine State: Alcohol’s Roots and Routes in Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings’s South Moon Under and Ernest Hemingway’s To Have and Have Not / Christopher Rieger —
Granny Fees for Apple Pie: Gender and the Settler South in Moonshine Cinema / Jerod Ra’ Del Hollyfield —
The Bourbon Street Hustle: Midcentury Tourism in John Kennedy Toole’s A Confederacy of Dunces / Robert Rea —
Jim Crow, Mardi Gras, and the Ojen Cocktail / Hannah C. Griggs —
W’s Good Time / Jennie Lightweis-Goff.