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The critical response to Erskine Caldwell

Author: Robert L McDonald
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1997.
Series: Critical responses in arts and letters, no. 28.
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Though recognized as a 20th-century popular author, Erskine Caldwell was also a serious writer and this is examined in this book. The 57 pieces in the book seek to represent all sides and  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Critical response to Erskine Caldwell.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1997
Named Person: Erskine Caldwell; Erskine Caldwell; Erskine Caldwell; Erskine Caldwell
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert L McDonald
ISBN: 0313300720 9780313300721
OCLC Number: 36760029
Description: xx, 309 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Series Foreword by Cameron Northouse Preface A Caldwell Chronology Introduction Erskine Caldwell's (Non)Readers and the Problem of Literary Reputation by Robert L. McDonald The 1930s: "Great Hopes" and Controversy Two Judgments of "American Earth" (1931) by T.K. Whipple and Malcolm Cowley A Hardboiled Idealist (1931) by Norman Macleod The Poetry of Unfeeling (1931) by Gerald Sykes Review of Tobacco Road (1932) by James Gray Poor Whites (1932) by Jonathan Daniels Raw Leaf (1932) by Edward Dahlberg Passion and Pellagra (1932) by Jack Conroy American Humor (1932) by Kenneth White Farm and Mill (1933) by Jonathan Daniels Review of God's Little Acre (1933) by Edwin Rolfe Review of God's Little Acre (1933) by Bennett A. Cerf Modern American Writing (1933) by Whit Burnett "God's Little Acre": An Analysis (1934) by Lawrence S. Kubie, M.D. Caldwell Repeats Himself (1935) by Horace Gregory Priapus in Georgia (1935) by William Troy Caldwell: Maker of Grotesques (1935) by Kenneth Burke Erskine Caldwell's New Short Stories (1935) by Harold Strauss --and Other Stories (1935) by Robert M. Coates Review of Kneel to the Rising Sun (1935) by James Gray Sweet Are the Uses of Degeneracy (1936) by John Donald Wade Pictures of the South, Drunk on Cotton (1937) by Hudson Strode A Compelling Album of the Deep South (1937) by Robert Van Gelder Erskine Caldwell (1937) by Vernon Loggins Star-Dust Above "Tobacco Road" (1938) by J. H. Marion, Jr. New Short Stories by Erskine Caldwell (1938) by Harold Strauss Erskine Caldwell's Picture Book (1938) by Donald Davidson Naturalistic Modes: The Gothic, The Ribald, and the Tragic (1939) by Shields McIlwaine 1940-1968: The Consequences of Criticism Jeeter Lester, Agrarian Par Excellence (1940) by Peter A. Carmichael Lynching Bee (1940) by Richard Wright Caldwell Comes a Cropper (1942) by Margaret Marshall Duck Soup for Tobacco Roaders (1943) by Stanley Walker Erskine Caldwell's Terrifying World (1944) by Dan S. Norton Review of Stories by Erskine Caldwell (1944) by Harry Sylvester American Lower Depths (1944) by Jonathan Daniels Review of Tragic Ground (1944) by James Gray The Two Erskine Caldwells (1944) by Malcolm Cowley Folk and Culture in the Novels of Erskine Caldwell (1945) by John Miller Maclachlan Erskine Caldwell: The Nearly Animal Kingdon (1947) by George Snell Vice Is What Sells! (1948) by "Patsy" Erskine Caldwell: The Dangers of Ambiguity (1950) by W. M. Frohock One Side of Caldwell (1951) by Granville Hicks Chamber of Horrors--Southern Exposure (1952) by Edward Wagenknecht Notes on Erskine Caldwell (1953) by Robert Hazel Erskine Caldwell: A Note for the Negative (1956) by Carl Bode Caldwell's Characters: Why Don't They Leave? (1957) by Robert Cantwell [Southern Local Colorists] (1963) by John M. Bradbury From Violence in Recent Southern Fiction (1965) by Louise Y. Gossett 1969-1995: Reconsiderations Erskine Caldwell and Southern Religion (1971) by James J. Thompson, Jr. Rediscovering Erskine Caldwell (1975) by Morris Renek True Myth-Maker of the Post-Bellum South (1975) by Calder Willingham Repetition as Technique in the Short Stories of Erskine Caldwell (1977) by Scott MacDonald The Comedy of Frustration (1977) by Richard Gray Reasons for Reading, Studying, and Teaching Erskine Caldwell (1979) by Scott MacDonald Is That You in the Mirror, Jeeter?: The Reader and Tobacco Road (1979) by Robert H. Brinkmeyer, Jr. The Sacrilege of Alan Kent and the Apprenticeship of Erskine Caldwell (1979) by Guy Owen Caldwell's Fiction: Growing Towards Trash? (1989) by Sylvia Jenkins Cook Canonize Caldwell's Georgia Boy: A Case for Resurrection (1989) by Ronald Wesley Hoag The Rhetoric of Exhaustion and the Exhaustion of Rhetoric: Erskine Caldwell in the Thirties (1993) by Jay Watson Selected Bibliography Index
Series Title: Critical responses in arts and letters, no. 28.
Responsibility: edited by Robert L. McDonald.


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