By Professor Sharon Monteith

This significant other maps the dynamic literary panorama of the yank South. From pre- and post-Civil struggle literature to modernist and civil rights fictions, and writing by way of immigrants within the 'global' South of the late-twentieth and twenty-first centuries, those newly commissioned essays from major students discover the region's verified and emergent literary traditions. relating poetry and music, drama and screenwriting, key figures akin to William Faulkner and Eudora Welty, and iconic texts resembling long past with the Wind, chapters examine how problems with classification, poverty, sexuality, and nearby id have textured Southern writing throughout generations. The volume's wealthy contextual method highlights styles and connections among writers whereas supplying perception into the improvement of Southern literary feedback, making this significant other a worthwhile advisor for college kids and lecturers of yankee literature, American reports, and the historical past of storytelling in the USA.

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