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The Dream of Arcady : Place and Time in Southern Literature.

Author: Lucinda Hardwick MacKethan
Publisher: Baton Rouge : LSU Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is a well-organized, gracefully written account of a significant aspect of Southern fiction, and it contains information and incisive commentary that one can find nowhere else."--Thomas Daniel YoungMany southern writers imagined the South as a qualified dream of Arcady. They retained the glow of the golden land as a device to expose or rebuke, to confront or escape the complexities of the actual times in which  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lucinda Hardwick MacKethan
ISBN: 9780807153550 0807153559
OCLC Number: 826856134
Description: 1 online resource (240 pages)

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"This is a well-organized, gracefully written account of a significant aspect of Southern fiction, and it contains information and incisive commentary that one can find nowhere else."--Thomas Daniel YoungMany southern writers imagined the South as a qualified dream of Arcady. They retained the glow of the golden land as a device to expose or rebuke, to confront or escape the complexities of the actual times in which they lived. The Dream of Arcady examines the work of post-Civil War southern writers who criticize the myth of the South as pastoral paradise. Sooner or later in all their idealized.

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