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By Richard Gray, Owen Robinson

ISBN-10: 0631224041

ISBN-13: 9780631224044

From slave narratives to the Civil struggle, and from state tune to Southern recreation, this Companion is the definitive advisor to the literature and tradition of the yankee South.

  • Includes dialogue of the visible arts, tune, society, heritage, and politics within the zone
  • Combines therapy of significant literary works and old occasions with a survey of broader issues, events and matters
  • Explores the paintings of Edgar Allan Poe, Mark Twain, William Faulkner, Zora Neale Huston, Flannery O'Connor and Eudora Welty, in addition to these - black and white, female and male - who're writing now
  • Co-edited via the esteemed student Richard grey, writer of the acclaimed quantity, A heritage of yankee Literature (Blackwell, 2003)

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Hershey, ‘‘The Congressional Elections,’’ in The Election of 1996: Reports and Interpretations, edited by Gerald R. Pomper (Chatham, NJ, 1997), p. 229. Also, The Lasting South: Fourteen Southerners Look at their Home, edited by Louis D. , and James K. Kilpatrick (Chicago, 1957); Francis B. Simkins, The Everlasting South (Baton Rouge, LA, 1963); ‘‘Fifteen Southerners,’’ Why the South Will Survive (Athens, GA, 1981); John H. Maclachlan and Joe S. , This Changing South (Gainesville, FL, 1956); Frank E.

Cobb, ‘‘From Muskogee to Luckenbach: Country Music and the ‘Southernization’ of America,’’ Journal of Popular Culture, XVI (1982), esp. 82, 88. On ‘‘Southern rock,’’ see Paul Wells, ‘‘The Last Rebel: Southern Rock and Nostalgic Certainties,’’ in Dixie Debates, edited by King and Taylor, pp. 115–29. 14 Blanche McCrary Boyd, The Revolution of Little Girls (New York, 1992), pp. 77–80. 15 Boyd, Revolution of Little Girls, p. 120. See also, Fredric Jameson, Postmodernism; or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism (London, 1991), p.

Arlington Heights, IL. Goldfield, David R. (1990) Black, White, and Southern: Race Relations and Southern Culture. Baton Rouge, LA. Grammer, John (1996) Pastoral and Politics in the Old South. Baton Rouge, LA. Grantham, Dewey D. (1994) The South in Modern America: A Region at Odds. New York. Gray, Richard (1977) The Literature of Memory: Modern Writers of the American South. Baltimore, MD. 24 Part I Introduction Gray, Richard (1997) Writing the South: Ideas of an American Region. Baton Rouge, LA.

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