Sunday, June 21, 2009

-Gone to Delta-

They say there are only two true American art forms- comic books and the blues. And my friends, I am nothing if not an American. Two of my favorite examples of these are found in Ennis' Preacher series and the music of Bukka White.

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Both deal with religion, sexuality, repression, the nature of violence, depression and the roles of men and women and both do so against a backdrop of the South and the sometimes lop-sided morality it embraces. 

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