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From slave narratives to the Civil warfare, and from kingdom tune to Southern activity, this Companion is the definitive consultant to the literature and tradition of the yank South.

  • Includes dialogue of the visible arts, tune, society, background, and politics within the region
  • Combines remedy of significant literary works and historic occasions with a survey of broader subject matters, activities and issues
  • 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 way of the esteemed student Richard grey, writer of the acclaimed quantity, A background of yank Literature (Blackwell, 2003)

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