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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Postsouthern Sense of Place in Contemporary Fiction.
Baton Rouge : LSU Press, 2014
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|ISBN:||9780807156353 0807156353 0807130532 9780807130537|
|Description:||1 online resource (xvi, 275 pages).|
|Series Title:||Southern literary studies.|
For generations, southern novelists and critics have grappled with a concept that is widely seen as a trademark of their literature: a strong attachment to geography, or a ""sense of place."" In the 1930s, the Agrarians accorded special meaning to rural life, particularly the farm, in their definitions of southern identity. For them, the South seemed an organic and rooted region in contrast to the North, where real estate development and urban sprawl evoked a faceless, raw capitalism. By the end of the twentieth century, however, economic and social forces had converged to create a moderniz.
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- American fiction -- Southern States -- History and criticism.
- American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
- Southern States -- Intellectual life -- 1865-
- Southern States -- In literature.
- Place (Philosophy) in literature.
- Atlanta (Ga.) -- In literature.
- Local color in literature.
- Regionalism in literature.
- Setting (Literature)
- LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General.
- American fiction.
- Intellectual life.
- Georgia -- Atlanta.
- Southern States.