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|Genre/Form:||Criticism, interpretation, etc|
|Named Person:||James Dickey; James Dickey; James Dickey; James Dickey|
|Material Type:||Government publication, State or province government publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
William B Thesing; Theda Wrede
|Description:||vi, 261 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction : From dust to deliverance / William B. Thesing and Theda Wrede --
Part 1 : Influence and reputation debates. "Wild to be wreckage forever" : Dickey's influence and reputation / Pat Conroy ; Writing one's immortality : Dickey's reputation as a southern writer / Casey Clabough ; Forging alliances : James Dickey / James Dickey Newsletter, Joyce M. Pair --
Part 2 : Artistic and mythmaking experiences. "More in two worlds than one" : the imagination and writing process of James Dickey / Gary Leising ; Structures of transcendence : Dickey's male self and the other / James Applewhite ; Adherence to Propp : James Dickey's Deliverance in novel and film / Cherry Levin ; James Dickey and his reader : the movement from Drowning to Deliverance / Randall Smith --
Part 3 : Religious matters. The theme of the visionary poet / Marion Hodge ; "Reeling and staggering" : the ecstatic moment in the poetry of James Dickey / Kevin Lewis ; The religious impulse and Dickey's "The owl king" / Keen Butterworth ; James Dickey's pantheism: nature and philosophy in the Last motion / Gordon Van Ness --
Part 4 : Cultural and societal contexts. The war poetry of James Dickey / Lorrie Goldensohn ; Mock primitive : the artful ethnography of James Dickey / Daniel Cross Turner ; Nature and gender in James Dickey's Deliverance : an ecofeminist reading / Theda Wrede --
Part 5 : Gender issues. The buggering hillbilly and the buddy movie : male sexuality in Deliverance / Ed Madden ; Ed Gentry's "man crush" : idolatry, power, and love in James Dickey's Deliverance / Jennifer Schell ; Gender, being, and artifice in James Dickey's Puella / Edward Larrissy ; "How willing to let anything be done" : James Dickey's feminist praxis / Jennie Lightweis-Goff.
|Responsibility:||edited by William B. Thesing and Theda Wrede.|