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By Richard Gray, Owen Robinson

From slave narratives to the Civil warfare, and from kingdom tune to Southern recreation, this Companion is the definitive advisor to the literature and tradition of the yank South.

  • Includes dialogue of the visible arts, track, society, background, and politics within the sector
  • Combines therapy of significant literary works and historic occasions with a survey of broader issues, routine and concerns
  • 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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Bartley (Athens, GA, 1988); Southern Women, edited by Caroline M. Dillman (New York, 1988); Priscilla C. Little and Robert C. Vaughan, A New Perspective: Southern Women’s Cultural History from the Civil War to Civil Rights (Charlottesville, VA, 1989); Robert Weisbrot, Freedom Bound: A History of America’s Civil Rights Movement (New York, 1990). 20 Part I Introduction 7 John Shelton Reed, The Enduring South: Subcultural Persistence in Mass Society (Chapel Hill, NC, 1986), pp. 91–2. See also, Charles O.

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1963) Renaissance in the South: A Critical History of the Literature, 1920–1960. Chapel Hill, NC. Bridenbaugh, Carl (1952) Myths and Realities: Societies of the Colonial South. Baton Rouge, LA. , Robert J. (2000) Remapping Southern Literature. Athens, GA. Bruce, Dickson D. (2001) The Origins of African-American Literature, 1680–1865. New York. , J. A. (1997) Twentieth-Century Southern Literature. Lexington, KY. , Edward D. C. (1981) The Celluloid South: Hollywood and the Southern Myth. Knoxville, TN.

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