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On matters southern : essays about literature and culture, 1964-2000

Author: Marion Montgomery; Michael M Jordan
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This work is divided into five sections--"The Author at Work and Home," "On Place and Region," "On Fugitives, Agrarians, and New Critics," "On Individual Authors" and "On Books and Schooling." In the essays Montgomery discusses the importance of place in all serious literature, but especially in southern letters"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Montgomery, Marion.
On matters southern.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2005
(OCoLC)607604854
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marion Montgomery; Michael M Jordan
ISBN: 0786422246 9780786422241
OCLC Number: 60419875
Description: vii, 205 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The country, here --
Of mulls and memories --
Georgia as a place for writers --
Is regional writing dead? --
Ceremony and the regional spirit --
The sense of violation : notes toward a definition of "southern" fiction --
Southern letters in the twentieth century : the articulation of a tradition --
Bells for John Stewart's Burden --
The agrarians : here and now --
Misunderstanding criticism --
For Andrew, in celebration --
How to get here from there : a tribute to Madison Jones on our passage through Gehenna --
Remembering who M.E. Bradford is --
Walker Percy and the Christian scandal --
Books, books, books : difficult choices in time of intellectual stress --
To my son, going away to school.
Responsibility: Marion Montgomery ; edited by Michael M. Jordan ; foreword by Eugene D. Genovese.
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Presents 26 essays that discuss the importance of place in all serious literature, but especially in southern letters. This book notes differences between southern and northern fiction, and pays  Read more...

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