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The South in Black and white : race, sex, and literature in the 1940s

Author: McKay Jenkins
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examining the changing nature of racial politics in 1940s America, McKay Jenkins measures its impact on white southern literature, history, and culture. He focuses on four white southern writers -  Read more...

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Jenkins, McKay, 1963-
South in Black and white.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1999
(DLC) 99012598
(OCoLC)40683270
Named Person: William Alexander Percy; Lillian Smith; Carson McCullers; W J Cash; William Alexander Percy; Lillian Eugenia Smith; Carson McCullers; W J Cash; William Alexander Percy; Lillian Eugenia Smith; Carson McCullers; W J Cash; W J Cash; Carson McCullers; William Alexander Percy; Lillian Smith
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: McKay Jenkins
ISBN: 080787602X 9780807876022 0807824917 9780807824917 0807847771 9780807847770
OCLC Number: 297261404
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 215 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Whatever else the true American is, he is also somehow black --
Moving among the living as ghosts: a historical overview --
Private violence desirable: race, sex, and sadism in Wilbur J. Cash's The mind of the South --
Men of honor and pygmy tribes: metaphors of race and cultural decline in William Alexander Percy's Lanterns on the levee --
I know the fears by heart: segregation as metaphor in the work of Lillian Smith --
The sadness made her feel queer: race, gender, and the grotesque in the early writings of Carson McCullers --
Thirteen ways of looking at whiteness.
Responsibility: McKay Jenkins.

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