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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Griffith, Jean Carol.
Color of democracy in women's regional writing.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2009
|Material Type:||Government publication, State or province government publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jean Carol Griffith
|ISBN:||9780817316617 0817316612 9780817382391 0817382399|
|Description:||x, 217 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction: Writing region in the new century --
"Is New York such a labyrinth?" : street life and amalgamation in Wharton's and Glasgow's city --
Men of the mob and "fascinatingly American" women --
"Et que cétait comme dans le livre" : Wharton, the Harlem Renaissance, and all that jazz --
"Virginia is not dead but sleepeth": segregation and the "family Black and white" in Glasgow's and Cather's South --
Family reunion : slavery as usable past --
A house divided : the interracial family and the white supremacist community --
"Fortunate country" : old immigrants and new women in Cather's and Wharton's West --
How the West was whitened --
New women and the world of business --
Conclusion: "Always, everywhere, inferior."
|Series Title:||Studies in American literary realism and naturalism.|
|Responsibility:||Jean Carol Griffith.|
"Focusing on the lamentable destruction of cultural idols, illusions, and idealism by outsiders who do not understand their origin--as evidenced in the works of Ellen Glasgow, Willa Cather, and Edith
- American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
- American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
- Women authors, American -- Political and social views.
- Regionalism in literature.
- Local history in literature.
- Democracy in literature.
- New York (N.Y.) -- In literature.
- Southern States -- In literature.
- West (U.S.) -- In literature.