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Southern mythmaking

Fred C. Hobson

Southern mythmaking

the savage and the ideal

by Fred C. Hobson

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Published by Troy State University Press in Troy, Ala .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southern States,
  • Alabama,
  • Alabama.
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- Alabama -- History and criticism.,
    • Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- Alabama.,
    • American literature -- Alabama -- Bibliography.,
    • Myth in literature.,
    • Southern States -- In literature.,
    • Alabama -- Intellectual life.,
    • Alabama -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 226-239.

      StatementFred Hobson.
      Series[Perspectives, the Alabama heritage]
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS266.A5 H6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. 207-239 ;
      Number of Pages239
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4741195M
      ISBN 100916624137
      LC Control Number78052412
      OCLC/WorldCa4187136

      Robert Atkinson, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus at the University of Southern author and developmental psychologist, he received the Nautilus Book Award for . Appraising representations of the South within a context that is postmodern, diverse, widely inclusive, and international, the essays present multiple ways of imagining the South and examine both new places and old landscapes in an attempt to tie the mythic southern balloon down to earth.

      Anthony Dunbar, Our Land, Too, Pantheon Books; Paul M. Gaston, The New South Creed: A Study in Southern Mythmaking, Alfred A. Knopf; Dan T. Carter, Scottsboro: A Tragedy of the American South, Louisiana State University Press; George B. Tindall, The Emergence of the New South: , Louisiana State University Press.   In an informative introduction, six core chapters, and a conclusion, Nathalie Dessens examines the origins of southern mythmaking in Myths of the Plantation Society: Slavery in the American South and the West Indies. As the book's title implies, Dessens takes the reader on a journey set in motion by Columbus's "discovery" of the Americas, by.

      Her books have been translated into a dozen languages. A former actor, Jackson is also an award-winning audiobook narrator. an odd combination of Hindu mysticism and Southern mythmaking: "I was born in Alabama. My mother invoked Kali on the black and bloody soil of the American South, and she didn't get renewal, hope, or springtime. Like many Americans, Pat Conroy grew up reading Margaret Mitchell’s “Gone With the Wind,” but recognizes in “My Reading Life” that Mitchell’s book, and movie, was the “singular, canonical moment in Southern mythmaking.”.


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