By Richard Gray, Owen Robinson

ISBN-10: 0631224041

ISBN-13: 9780631224044

From slave narratives to the Civil battle, and from state song to Southern game, this Companion is the definitive consultant to the literature and tradition of the yankee South.

  • Includes dialogue of the visible arts, tune, society, historical past, and politics within the sector
  • Combines remedy of significant literary works and historic occasions with a survey of broader topics, events and concerns
  • Explores the paintings of Edgar Allan Poe, Mark Twain, William Faulkner, Zora Neale Huston, Flannery O'Connor and Eudora Welty, in addition to these - black and white, female and male - who're writing now
  • Co-edited by means of the esteemed student Richard grey, writer of the acclaimed quantity, A background of yankee Literature (Blackwell, 2003)

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And Coulter, E. ) (1947–95) The History of the South, 11 vols. Baton Rouge, LA. Tate, Linda (1994) A Southern Weave of Women: Fiction of the Contemporary South. Athens, GA. Taylor, Helen (2001) Circling Dixie: Contemporary Southern Culture through a Transatlantic Lens. New Brunswick, NJ. Taylor, William R. (1961) Cavalier and Yankee: The Old South and American National Character. New York. Tindall, George B. (1995) Natives and Newcomers: Ethnic Southerners and Southern Ethnics. Athens, GA. Vaughan, Robert C.

Charlottesville, VA. Watson, Charles W. (1997) The History of Southern Drama. Lexington, KY. Weisbrot, Robert (1990) Freedom Bound: A History of America’s Civil Rights Movement. New York. Whisnant, David E. (1994) Modernizing the Mountaineer: People, Power, and Planning in Appalachia. Knoxville, TN. Williams, J. W. (1995) Hillbillyland: What the Movies Did to the Mountains and What the Mountains Did to the Movies. Chapel Hill, NC. Wilson, Charles R. (1980) Baptized in Blood: The Religion of the Lost Cause, 1865–1920.

174; David R. Goldfield, ‘‘The City as Southern History: The Past and the Promise of Tomorrow,’’ in The Future South: A Historical Perspective for the Twenty-First Century, edited by Joe P. Dunn and Howard L. Preston (Urbana, IL, 1991), p. 34; James C. Cobb, ‘‘The Sunbelt South: Industrialization in Regional, National, and International Perspective,’’ in Searching for the Sunbelt: Historical Perspectives on a Region, edited by Raymond A. Mohl (Knoxville, TN, 1990), p. 39. Along with works already cited, useful recent discussions of the developments described here include Jacqueline Jones, Labor of Love, Labor of Sorrow: Black Women, Work, and the Family from Slavery to the Present (New York, 1985); Pete Daniel, Standing at the Crossroads: Southern Life Since 1900 (New York, 1986); The Evolution of Southern Culture, edited by Numan V.

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