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Early Southern sports and sportsmen, 1830-1910 : a literary anthology

Author: Jacob F Rivers
Publisher: Columbia, South Carolina : The University of South Carolina Press, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of classic hunting tales and backwoods humor capturing the Southern sporting life

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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Biography
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacob F Rivers
ISBN: 9781611173970 1611173973
OCLC Number: 878502418
Description: vi, 231 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: John James Audubon, 1785-1851 : The wild turkey --
David Crockett, 1786-1836 : Bear hunting in Tennessee --
Alexander G. McNutt, 1802-1848 : A swim for a deer : Chunkey's fight with the panthers --
William Elliott, 1788-1863 : A wild-cat hunt in Carolina : A day at Chee-Ha : Random thoughts on hunting --
William Gilmore Simms, 1806-1870 : "Bucks have at ye all," old song : Which augurs an affair of boars! --
Phillip Pendleton Kennedy, 1808-1864 : The falls of the Blackwater --
Thomas Bangs Thorpe, 1815-1878 : Wild turkey hunting : Wild-cat hunting --
Johnson Jones Hooper, 1815-1862 : The gentleman's amusement : The setter and pointer : On the shooting of quail --
Henry Clay Lewis (Madison Tensas), 1825-1850 : The indefatigable bear-hunter --
Charles B. Coale, 1807-1879 : A bear hunt in the Iron Mountain --
Charles Edward Whitehead, 1829-1903 : The deer hunt : The drowned lands --
Alexander Hunter, 1843-1914 : Among the quail in Virginia : Cobb's Island : A sporting fiasco.
Responsibility: Jacob F. Rivers, III.

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"This volume comprises a valuable follow-up to Rivers' study, Cultural Values in Southern Sporting Narrative. Here he has chosen representative pieces from the best writers of the genre--a genre that Read more...

 
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