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Calypso magnolia : the crosscurrents of Caribbean and Southern literature

Author: John Wharton Lowe
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, ©2016.
Series: New directions in southern studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Focusing on the states of the Deep South in relation with Mexico and island nations such as Haiti and Cuba, Lowe reconfigures the geography of Southern literature as encompassing the "circumCaribbean," a fluid and dynamic framework within which to consider literary history, genre, and aesthetics."

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Wharton Lowe
ISBN: 9781469628882 1469628880 9781469626208 1469626209
OCLC Number: 979416128
Description: 1 v. (XVII-443 p.) ; 24 cm
Contents: Crossing the Caribbean: southerners write the Mexican American War --
Liberating fictions: the Caribbean imaginary in the novels of Lucy Holcombe Pickens and Martin Delany --
Unleashing the loas: the literary legacy of the Haitian revolution in the U.S. South and the Caribbean --
Constance Fenimore Woolson and Lafcadio Hearn: extending the boundaries of the transnational South --
A proper order of attention: McKay and Hurston honor the hardy peasant --
Palette of fire: the aesthetics of propaganda in Black boy and The castle of my skin --
Southern ajiaco: Miami and the generation of Cuban American writing
Series Title: New directions in southern studies.
Responsibility: John Wharton Lowe.


In this literary history, John Wharton Lowe remakes the map of American culture by revealing the deep, persistent connections between the ideas and works produced by writers of the American South and  Read more...


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