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The Oxford book of the American South : testimony, memory, and fiction /

edited by Edward L. Ayers, Bradley C. Mittendorf.

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Names: Ayers, Edward L., | Mittendorf, Bradley C.,
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Topics: American literature - Southern States. | Littérature américaine - États-Unis (Sud) - Anthologies. | Geschichte | Literatur | Littérature américaine - États-Unis (sud) - Anthologies. | Littérature américaine - 20e siècle. | Anthologie. | American literature - Southern States. | Literature. | Anthologie
Regions: Southern States - Literary collections. | États-Unis (Sud) - Anthologies. | Southern States. | USA - Südstaaten | Etats Unis (sud) - civilisation. | Southern States - Literary collections. | Southeastern United States.
Genres: Literature. | Literary collections.
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from Travels / William Bartram -- from The interesting narrative of the life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African / Olaudah Equiano -- from Notes on the state of Virginia / Thomas Jefferson -- from the Reverend Francis Asbury's journal / Francis Asbury -- from The confessions of Nat Turner / Nat Turner -- from Georgia scenes / Augustus Baldwin Longstreet -- from Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass / Frederick Douglass -- from Social relations in our Southern states / Daniel R. Hundley -- from Incidents in the life of a slave girl / Harriet Jacobs -- from The adventures of Huckleberry Finn / Mark Twain -- from The mind of the South / W.J. Cash -- from The making of a Southerner / Katharine Du Pre Lumpkin -- from The confessions of Nat Turner / William Styron -- from Dessa Rose / Sherley Anne Williams -- from The Civil War diary of Sarah Morgan / Sarah Morgan -- from "Co. Aytch" / Sam Watkins -- from Red hills and cotton: an upcountry memory / Ben Robertson -- from Know nothing / Mary Lee Settle -- from The legacy of the Civil War / Robert Penn Warren -- from Jubilee / Margaret Walker -- "Dragged fighting from his tomb" / Barry Hannah -- "Shiloh" / Bobbie Ann Mason -- "Letter to the Union Convention, 1865" / Black Citizens of Tennessee -- "Dave's neckliss" / Charles W. Chesnutt -- "The little convent girl" / Grace King -- "Desiree's baby" / Kate Chopin -- from Up from slavery / Booker T. Washington -- from The souls of Black folk / W.E.B. Du Bois -- from The deliverance / Ellen Glasgow -- "Wash" / William Faulkner -- from Gone with the wind / Margaret Mitchell -- from I'll take my stand / Twelve Southerners -- from "Boom town" / Thomas Wolfe -- "Kneel to the rising sun" / Erskine Caldwell -- from Their eyes were watching God / Zora Neale Hurston -- "Death of a traveling salesman" / Eudora Welty -- from Lanterns on the levee / William Alexander Percy -- from Let us now praise famous men / James Agee -- from Black boy / Richard Wright -- from Invisible man / Ralph Ellison -- from I know why the caged bird sings / Maya Angelou -- from Train whistle guitar / Albert Murray -- from A childhood, the biography of a place / Harry Crews -- from Oral history / Lee Smith -- from I am one of you forever / Fred Chappell -- from Killers of the dream / Lillian Smith -- "Letter from Birmingham jail" / Martin Luther King, Jr. -- "Everything that rises must converge" / Flannery O'Connor -- from The last gentleman / Walker Percy -- from North toward home / Willie Morris -- "The sky is gray" / Ernest J. Gaines -- from Meridan / Alice Walker -- "Why I like country music" / James Alan McPherson -- "Good-bye, good-bye, be always kind and true" / George Garrett -- from Keeper of the moon: a Southern boyhood / Tim McLaurin -- "The decline and fall of the Episcopal Church (in the year of our Lord 1952)" / Peter Taylor -- from Salvation on Sand Mountain / Dennis Covington -- from Mississippi: an American Journey / Anthony Walton.

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