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"SHADES AT MIDNIGHT: CONVENTIONS OF THE                         92-001

Physical description:

1 item (16 pages)


10 October 1992


This manuscript was donated by its author Tom Tyner, a former graduate student at Middle Tennessee State University, and is based on his 1990 master's thesis "White Bluesmen: Blues' Bastard Sons".

Agency history:

This paper was delivered by Tyner 1 October 1992 at the annual meeting of the Popular Culture Association of the South held in Augusta GA.

Scope and content:

The paper, which is based on Tyner's 1990 master's thesis "White Bluesmen: Blues' Bastard Sons", analyzes the personal and professional conventions, lifestyles and idiosyncrasies of "non-black North American" (p. 2) blues performers and their conceptions of and relationship to black culture.


This manuscript is filed by accession number with other manuscript groups.

Related materials:

The Middle Tennessee State University main library holds a bound copy of "White Bluesmen: Blues' Bastard Sons".