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  • Print publication year: 2019
  • Online publication date: November 2019

Chapter 4 - Mary Jane Holmes’s Spooneys, Crackers, and “White Niggers”

Summary

Chapter 4 details Mary Jane Holmes’s mistrust of “family pride” and her contention that “work” – of any sort – will challenge spoonery, crackerhood, and “white trash” dysgenics (her terms for national disruptions).