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Southern odyssey : selected writings by Sherwood Anderson

Author: Sherwood Anderson; Welford Dunaway Taylor; Charles E Modlin
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The best of Sherwood Anderson's writings about the region where he spent the last sixteen years of his life. In more than forty selections of journalism and fiction, Anderson explores the people and problems of the South."
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
History
Named Person: Sherwood Anderson; Sherwood Anderson
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sherwood Anderson; Welford Dunaway Taylor; Charles E Modlin
ISBN: 082031899X 9780820318998
OCLC Number: 35174845
Description: xxv, 251 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. Discovering the South --
New Orleans, the double dealer, and the modern movement in America --
From Dark laughter, chapter 10 --
Letter to William Faulkner --
A meeting South --
The South --
Part II. The Southern Highlands --
I build a house --
A note on story telling --
Virginia justice --
Jug of moon --
A sentimental journey --
Virginia --
Part III. A country editor --
How I ran a small-town mewspaper --
On being a country editor --
God and the machine age --
Negro singing : Hampton Quartette entertains large crowd --
Buck Fever says and Buck Fever says : The three hens --
Baptist foot-washing off : Brother admits vote for Al --
A veteran and a Stonewall Jackson man --
In the rich valley --
Marion to Roanoke --
Let's go somewhere and A traveler's notes : The Shenandoah Valley --
At the Derby --
Adrift in Georgia : Savannah: A traveler's notes : Macon, Georgia; and Piney Woods --
Part IV. Southern Labor --
Elizabethton, Tennessee --
O Ye Poets --
Night --
Moderating the Ransom-Barr debate --
Danville, Virginia --
Lumber camp --
Sugar making --
Tobacco market --
Part V.A new South --
This Southland --
Paying for old sins --
The TVA --
They elected him --
Hard-boiled --
City gangs enslave moonshine mountaineers and from Kit Brandon : A portrait, chapter 5 --
The Ivanhoe High School graduation speech.
Responsibility: edited by Welford Dunaway Taylor and Charles E. Modlin.

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