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The Southern state of mind

Author: Jan Nordby Gretlund
Publisher: Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this collection of essays, 16 historians and literary critics offer a collective effort to define Southern identity at the end of the 20th century. The book addresses the question of whether  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Nordby Gretlund
ISBN: 1570033129 9781570033124
OCLC Number: 40595586
Description: xvii, 233 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The myth of the biracial South / Charles Reagan Wilson --
The rise and fall of biracial politics in the South / Tony Badger --
After Jim Crow : civil rights as civil wrongs / Paul M. Gaston --
A world turned upside down : southern politics at the end of the twentieth century / Dan Carter --
Recorded and unrecorded histories : recent southern writing and social change / Richard Gray --
The southern heritage and the semiotics of consumer culture / Lothar Hönnighausen --
Beyond the tumult and the shouting : black and white in South Carolina in the 1990s / Walter Edgar --
Refighting old wars : race relations and masculine conventions in fiction by Larry Brown and Madison Smartt Bell / Suzanne Jones --
"After freedom" : blacks and whites in the 1990s : the facts and the fiction / Dori Sanders --
"We aint white trash no more" : southern whites and the reconstruction of southern identity / James C. Cobb --
A native son led the way : Jimmy Carter and the modern New South / Russell Duncan --
Let us now praise famous women : Kaye Gibbons's song for a deceased mother / François Pitavy --
Lies as the structural element in the fiction of Lewis Nordan / Marcel Arbeit --
Dancers and angels : communication in the fiction of Josephine Humphreys / Danièle Pitavy-Souques --
Westward, ho! : contemporary southern writing and the American West / Robert H. Brinkmeyer, Jr. --
Post-Reconstruction periods compared : 1890s and 1990s / C. Vann Woodward.
Responsibility: edited by Jan Nordby Gretlund.

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