jook house

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a small roadside establishment in the southeastern United States where you can eat and drink and dance to music provided by a jukebox

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Looking back, I see that my initial take on J.R.'s jook house was the interpretive equivalent of a bad pun on Marvell: without questioning the accuracy of my reading, I marvelled at this blues scene ostensibly uninterrupted and unfazed despite the thousand unnatural shocks of modernity.
R.'s jook house around the turn of the twenty-first century was as natural as could be--the survival or revival of a tradition, depending on how you view it.
J.R.'s authenticity is characterological, and far more interesting than the kind of time-capsule culture I initially thought his jook house represented.
The second-largest plantation in Georgia, it includes the Big House, the Jook House