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Johnny Cash and the paradox of American identity / Leigh H. Edwards.
Edwards, Leigh H., 1970-
Profiles in popular music
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2009.
xi, 241 p. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -225) and index.
Introduction : Cash as contradiction -- "What is truth?" : authenticity and persona -- "A boy named Sue" : American manhood -- Gender and "the beast in me" : ramblers and rockabillies authenticity and persona -- Race and identity politics -- Man in black : class and national mythologies -- The gospel road : Cash as saint and sinner -- Conclusion : "Godís gonna cut you down" : cultural legacies.
Cash, Johnny --Criticism and interpretation.
Country music--History and criticism.
Country musicians--United States.
Profiles in popular music.
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