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The Literary Career of Medora Field Perkerson : a Southern Twentieth-Century American Writer.

Author: Kathleen A DeMarco
Publisher: Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, 2012.
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The works of Medora Field Perkerson have been historically neglected by scholars. This book aims to examine her works through the lens of their regional importance as touchstones of early to mid-twentieth-century Southern literature. She was friends with Margaret Mitchell, the author of the famous Gone with the Wind, which helped Perkerson?s career because she helped to promote the book. While her career spanned  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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DeMarco, Kathleen A.
Literary Career of Medora Field Perkerson : A Southern Twentieth-Century American Writer.
Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2012
Named Person: Medora Field Perkerson; Medora Field Perkerson
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen A DeMarco
ISBN: 9780773429673 0773429670
OCLC Number: 817901808
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (112 pages)
Contents: THE LITERARY CAREER OF MEDORA FIELD PERKERSON: A Southern Twentieth-Century American Author; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Abstract; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter One: Becoming a Writer: Medora Learns Her Craft; Chapter One Notes; Chapter Two: Becoming a Colleague: Medora Gains a Friend; Chapter Two Notes; Chapter Three: Becoming an Author: Medora Finds the Spotlight; Chapter Three Notes; Chapter Four: Becoming Famous: Medora Loses a Friend; Chapter Four Notes; Chapter Five: Becoming an Icon: Medora Gets Tributes; Chapter Five Notes; Bibliography.

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In the case of Medora Field Perkerson, Atlanta writer of the 1920s through the 1950s, being a friend of Margaret Mitchell's opened doors to publishing and filmmaking. Medora's writing was  Read more...

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"Thanks to academic scholars evaluating her life, a new generation of readers can revisit Perkerson's life and work." (Prof. Jeffrey A. Portnoy Georgia Perimeter College) "An intriguing analysis of Read more...

 
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