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The roots of Southern writing; essays on the literature of the American South

Author: C Hugh Holman
Publisher: Athens, University of Georgia Press [1972]
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The Southerner as American writer.--Simms and the wider world: Views and reviews.--William Gilmore Simms's picture of the Revolution as a civil war.--The influence of Scott and Cooper on Simms.--Simms and the British dramatists.--William Gilmore Simms and the American Renaissance.--The novel in the South.--The view from the Regency Hyatt.--Ellen Glasgow: the novelist of manners as social critic.--The dark, ruined  Read more...
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Holman, C. Hugh (Clarence Hugh), 1914-1981.
Roots of Southern writing.
Athens, University of Georgia Press [1972]
(OCoLC)754017026
Named Person: Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow; Thomas Wolfe; William Faulkner; Robert Penn Warren; Flannery O'Connor; James Fenimore Cooper
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C Hugh Holman
ISBN: 0820302902 9780820302904
OCLC Number: 509270
Description: xiii, 236 pages 25 cm
Contents: The Southerner as American writer.--Simms and the wider world: Views and reviews.--William Gilmore Simms's picture of the Revolution as a civil war.--The influence of Scott and Cooper on Simms.--Simms and the British dramatists.--William Gilmore Simms and the American Renaissance.--The novel in the South.--The view from the Regency Hyatt.--Ellen Glasgow: the novelist of manners as social critic.--The dark, ruined Helen of his blood: Thomas Wolfe and the South.--The loneliness at the core.--Europe as catalyst for Thomas Wolfe.--The unity of Faulkner's Light in August.--Absalom, Absalom! The historian as detective.--Her rue with a difference.--Literature and culture: the fugitive-agrarians.--Three views of the real.
Responsibility: [by] C. Hugh Holman.

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The Southerner as American writer.--Simms and the wider world: Views and reviews.--William Gilmore Simms's picture of the Revolution as a civil war.--The influence of Scott and Cooper on Simms.--Simms and the British dramatists.--William Gilmore Simms and the American Renaissance.--The novel in the South.--The view from the Regency Hyatt.--Ellen Glasgow: the novelist of manners as social critic.--The dark, ruined Helen of his blood: Thomas Wolfe and the South.--The loneliness at the core.--Europe as catalyst for Thomas Wolfe.--The unity of Faulkner's Light in August.--Absalom, Absalom! The historian as detective.--Her rue with a difference.--Literature and culture: the fugitive-agrarians.--Three views of the real.

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