Southern Lit: All About Mules?

     If you haven’t read Rick Bragg’s latest Southern Journal in April’s issue of Southern Living magazine, check out his humorous take on what makes real Southern Literature:

     “Scholars have long debated the defining element of great Southern literature. Is it a sense of place? Fealty to lost causes? A struggle to transcend the boundaries of class and race? No. According to the experts, it’s all about a mule. And not just any old mule–only the dead ones count. Ask the experts.”

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