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The History of Southern literature

Author: Louis D Rubin, Jr.
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, ©1985.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis D Rubin, Jr.
ISBN: 0807112518 9780807112519 0807116432 9780807116432
OCLC Number: 12049940
Description: xiv, 626 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Colonial and antebellum Southern literature, 1607-1860. The beginnings ; Captain John Smith / J.A. Leo Lemay --
Literature in the eighteenth-century colonial South / Robert D. Arner --
William Byrd of Westover / Robert Bain --
The ideology of revolution / Lewis P. Simpson --
1776-1815 / Lewis Leary --
The old South, 1815-1840 / Craig Werner --
Antebellum fiction ; William Gilmore Simms / Mary Ann Wimsatt --
Antebellum poetry / Rayburn S. Moore --
Edgar Allan Poe / Robert D. Jacobs --
Antebellum humor / Mary Ann Wimsatt and Robert L. Phillips --
Literary magazines in the old South / Richard J. Calhoun --
The mind of the antebellum South / Lewis P. Simpson --
pt. 2. The war and after, 1861-1920. The Civil War and authorship / Elisabeth Muhlenfeld --
Poetry of the late nineteenth century / Rayburn S. Moore --
Local color in Louisiana / Thomas Richardson --
Plantation fiction, 1865-1900 / Lucinda H. Mackethan --
Varieties of local color / Merrill Maguire Skaggs --
Kate Chopin / Anne Rowe --
Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain) / Louis D. Rubin, Jr. --
Henry W. Grady and the new South / Dewey W. Grantham --
Humor, romance, and realism at the turn of the century / Wayne Mixon --
The rise of the critical temper / Fred Hobson. pt. 3. The Southern renascence, 1920-1950. The ambivalent heart : literary revival in Richmond / Edgar E. MacDonald --
Fiction in the 1920s : some new voices / Joseph M. Flora --
Southern standard-bearers in the new Negro Renaissance / Thadious M. Davis --
The new poetry / Mark Royden Winchell --
The fugitives : Ransom, Davidson, Tate / Thomas Daniel Young --
William Faulkner / Cleanth Brooks --
Thomas Wolfe / Louis D. Rubin, Jr. --
The fiction of social commitment / James Mellard --
The memory of the war / John Pilkington --
Gone with the wind and others : popular fiction, 1920-1950 / Anne Goodwyn Jones --
The passion of craft / M.E. Bradford --
Black novelists and novels, 1930-1950 / Lee Greene --
Regions and rebels / Herschel Gower --
Editors and critics / Thomas Daniel Young --
The search for identity / William C. Havard --
The Agrarians / Thomas Daniel Young --
Modern Southern drama / Jacob H. Adler --
Richard Wright / Blyden Jackson --
Robert Penn Warren / James H. Justus. pt. 4. The recent South, 1951-1982. A second generation of novelists / Thomas Daniel Young --
Eudora Welty / Peggy Whitman Prenshaw --
James Agee / David Marion Holman --
William Styron / Lewis A. Lawson --
Truman Capote / Thomas Bonner, Jr. --
Carson McCullers / Joseph R. Millichap --
Flannery O'Connor / Louise Y. Gossett --
Peter Taylor / David Marion Holman --
Elizabeth Spencer / Peggy Whitman Prenshaw --
Shelby Foote / Robert L. Phillips --
Walker Percy / Lewis A. Lawson --
Ralph W. Ellison ; Ernest J. Gaines / Theodore R. Hudson --
John Barth / Lewis A. Lawson --
Reynolds Price / Michael Kreyling --
Madison Jones / M.E. Bradford --
Old ways and new ways / Martha E. Cook --
Poets after midcentury / James H. Justus --
Randall Jarrell / William Harmon --
James Dickey / Richard J. Calhoun --
Archie Randolph Ammons / William Harmon --
Black writers in a changed landscape, since 1950 / Trudier Harris --
The future of Southern writing / Donald R. Noble --
The study of Southern literature / M. Thomas Inge --
The black academy and Southern literature / Blyden Jackson.
Responsibility: general editor, Louis D. Rubin, Jr. ; senior editors, Blyden Jackson [and others] ; associate editor, Mary Ann Wimsatt.

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