Literature of the South

by Caroline Mays Brevard

Publisher: Broadway Publishing co. in New York

Written in English
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  • American literature -- Southern States -- History and criticism.,
  • Southern States -- Intellectual life.,
  • Southern States -- In literature.

Edition Notes

Statementby Caroline Mays Brevard ...
LC ClassificationsPS261 .B7
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. 1., 188 p.
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6999326M
LC Control Number08022625

The History of Southern Literature achieves a comprehensive account of literature produced in the Southern United States from the Colonial beginnings in the seventeenth century into the ’s. In North and South, the inheritance is important to the resolution of the book. Margaret Hale offers to invest in John Thornton's business to help him get over a cash flow problem. This was the same problem that was caused by the strike, Thornton's investment of capital in new machinery, and the poor quality work done by the unskilled Irish Author: Elizabeth Gaskell.

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The Literature of the American South reconsiders southern writing from its seventeenth-century origins to its flourishing present. Featuring the works of eighty-seven classic, contemporary, and newly recovered writers of all genres--poetry, short fiction, drama, novels, autobiography, criticism, sermons, memoirs, journals, and letters--this groundbreaking anthology sheds/5.

This inseparable relationship between the South's history and its literature was a major reason for our dividing The South in Perspective into six chronologically inspired sections: Colonial South (), Rise of the Confederacy and the Civil War (), Reconstruction and the New South (), Renaissance (), Tradition /5(2).

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Literature of the South. New York, Broadway Publishing co. [©] (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Caroline Mays Brevard.

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OCLC Number: Description: pages illustrations 25 cm: Contents: PART 1. THE EARLY SOUTH, To -William Byrd, --Patrick Henry, --George Mason, --George Washington, --Thomas Jefferson, --James Madison, --John Taylor, --PART RISE OF THE CONFEDERATE.

The 'Global South' has largely supplanted the 'Third World' in discussions of development studies, postcolonial studies, world literature and comparative literature respectively.

The concept registers a new set of relationships between nations of the once colonized world as their connections to nations of the North diminish in significance.

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