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Title:
The roots of Southern writing; essays on the literature of the American South
Author:
Holman, C. Hugh (Clarence Hugh), 1914-1981.
Publication Information:
Athens : University of Georgia Press [1972]
Physical Description:
xiii, 236 pages ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The Southerner as American writer.--Simms and the wider world: Views and reviews.--William Gilmore Simms's picture of the Revolution as a civil war.--The influence of Scott and Cooper on Simms.--Simms and the British dramatists.--William Gilmore Simms and the American Renaissance.--The novel in the South.--The view from the Regency Hyatt.--Ellen Glasgow: the novelist of manners as social critic.--The dark, ruined Helen of his blood: Thomas Wolfe and the South.--The loneliness at the core.--Europe as catalyst for Thomas Wolfe.--The unity of Faulkner's Light in August.--Absalom, Absalom! The historian as detective.--Her rue with a difference.--Literature and culture: the fugitive-agrarians.--Three views of the real.
ISBN:
9780820302904
Format :
Book