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Understanding To kill a mockingbird : a student casebook to issues, sources, and historic documents

Author: Claudia Durst Johnson
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1994.
Series: '">Greenwood Press "Literature in context" series.
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Historical documents and commentary designed to help set the novel in the context of its time.
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Genre/Form: Sources
Named Person: Harper Lee; Harper Lee; Harper Lee
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claudia Durst Johnson
ISBN: 0313291934 9780313291937
OCLC Number: 29952073
Description: xvi, 225 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Literary Analysis: Unifying Elements of To Kill a Mockingbird --
Historical Context: The Scottsboro Trials --
From the Testimony of Victoria Price and Dr. R.R. Bridges in the Scottsboro Trial, Spring of 1931 --
From Judge James E. Horton's Address from the Bench in the Scottsboro Case, March 27, 1933 --
From the Testimony of Victoria Price and Dr. R.R. Bridges, April 3, 1933, as Reported in the New York Times --
From The Testimony of Ruby Bates in the Trial of Haywood Patterson, April 7, 1933 --
From the Testimony of Lester Carter in the Trial of Charley Weems, Apri 17, 1933 --
From the Opinion of Judge James E. Horton, June 22, 1933 --
From the Testimony of Victoria Price and the Deposition of Ruby Bates in the Retrial of Clarence Norris, December 2, 1933 --
From the Supreme Court Decision Rendered in Spring of 1935 --
Historical Context: The Civil RIghts Movement --
From the Supreme Court Decisions Known as Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas --
"Boycott Leader's Home Blasted" --
"UA Tells Negro She May Enroll" --
"Fourth Cross Burned at Tuscaloosa" --
"Negro Student Taking Room Denial to Court" --
"Prominent Negro Home Blasted" --
"Negro Says Well-Wishers High Spot of Day at UA" --
"1000 in Demonstration at U of A, Witnesses Call It Negro Protest" --
Negro Student Barred from UA Campus to Halt Rioting" --
"Rioting at Capstone" --
"Negro Detemined to Attend Classes" --
"Carmichael Denies Conspiracy Charge" --
"Return-Lucy Petitions Draw 500 Names at UA" --
"Jury Indicts 115 in Capitol Bus Boycott" --
"Mass Meeting Speakers Urge Continued Protest" --
"U of A Pulls Down Curtain of Secrecy" --
"UA Faculty Continues Probe of Disorders" --
"Alabama Not Alone in Tradition Fight" --
Realities and Stereotypes --
From Thomas Nelson Page, Gordon Keith (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1903) --
Mr. Bonner's Response to Integration --
Interview: A Perspective on the 1930s --
From Helen Ekin Starrett, The Charm of Fine Manners (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1920) --
From Vernon Johnson, "A Memoir: Growing Up Poor and White in the South" (Unpublished Memoir, 1993) --
From Shields McIllwaine, The Southern Poor-White from Lubberland to Tobacco Road (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1939) --
From Erskine Caldwell, God's Little Acre (New York: Grossett and Dunlap, 1932) --
From William Faulkner, "Wash" in The Portabl Faulkner (New York: Viking Press, 1946) --
Description of Victoria Price from Dan T. Carter, Scottsboro (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1979) --
From Virginia Foster Durr, Outside the Magic Circle (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1985) --
Interview: Growing Up Black in the 1930s in McCulley's Quarters, Alabama --
From Donald Bogle, Toms, Coons, Mulattoes, Mammies and Bucks: An Interpretive History of Blacks in American Films (New York: Continuum, 1989) --
From Thomas Dixon, The Flaming Sword (Atlanta: Monarch Publishing, 1939) --
From Virginia Foster Durr, Outside the Magic Circle (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1985) --
From Paul Boyer and Stephen Nussbaum, Salem Possessed (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1974) --
From Thomas S. Szasz, "Power and Psychiatry," in Deviance in American Life (New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 1989) --
The Issue of Heroism --
Monroe Freedman "Atticus Finch, Esq., R.I.P.: A Gentleman But No Model for Lawyers --
R. Mason Barge: "Fictional Characters, Fictional Ethics" --
The Issue of Censorship --
"Mr. Bumble and the Mockingbird" --
"Some Novels' Fate Remains Uncertain" --
"College Student Defends Morality of Banned Book" --
"Hiding 'Seamy Side' Is False Protection" --
"Two Books Banned-No Doubt" --
"Who Killed the Mockingbird?" --
Letters and Editor's Comments from "Forum," Richmond News-Leader --
Letters and Comments from Richmond News-Leader --
Letter from "Voice of the People", Richmond Times-Dispatch --
Letters and Editor's Comments from "Forum," Richmond News-Leader.
Series Title: Greenwood Press "Literature in context" series.
Responsibility: Claudia Durst Johnson.

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