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A Southern Renaissance : the Cultural Awakening of the American South, 1930-1955.

Author: Richard H King
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1982.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This perceptive study of a major cultural movement shows how Southern writers of 1930 t0 1955 tried to come to terms with Southern tradition, and discusses the resulting body of significant literature - fiction, poetry, memoirs, and historical writing.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard H King
ISBN: 9781601295743 160129574X 9780195030433 0195030435
OCLC Number: 437160808
Description: 1 online resource (365 pages)
Contents: Contents; 1 A Southern Renaissance; 2 The Southern Family Romance and Its Context; 3 Modernizers and Monumentalists: Social Thought in the 1930s; 4 Repetition and Despairing Monumentalism: William Faulkner and Will Percy; 5 Between Repetition and Recollection: Allen Tate and William Faulkner; 6 Working Through: Faulkner's Go Down, Moses; 7 Narcissus Grown Analytical: Cash's Southern Mind; 8 From Therapy to Morality: The Example of Lillian Smith; 9 From Theme to Setting: Thomas Wolfe, James Agee, Robert Penn Warren. 10 The New Southern Liberalism: V.O. Key, C. Vann Woodward, Robert Penn WarrenConclusion; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y.

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