What is Stories of O?

Stories of O is the blog for Stories of Oprah: the Oprahfication of American Culture, an interdisciplinary anthology about Oprah Winfrey as culture industry. Less a book about Oprah, the woman, the twelve chapters in this book explore Winfrey’s influence on American culture.

How do Oprah’s outputs shape the way Americans think about gender, race, nation, spirituality, identity, sexuality, and a host of other cultural aspects.

Editors: Trystan T. Cotten and Kimberly Springer

Contributors: Monica J. Casper, Karlyn Crowley, Lilia De Katzew, Kathleen Dixon, Edith Frampton, Katherine Gregory, John Howard, Kacie Jossart, Adriana Katzew,  Jaap Kooijman , Jennifer Rexroat,  Sherra Schick, Heather Laine Talley

Forthcoming January 2010

University Press of Mississippi

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