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The romantic South.

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Editor: Kane, Harnett T.
Published: New York, Coward-McCann [1961]
Series: American vista series.
Topics: American literature - Southern States. | Littérature américaine - États-Unis (Sud)
Regions: Southern States - Civilization. | États-Unis (Sud) - Civilisation. | Southern States.
Genres: Illustrated works.
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"They hugged him with great affection" / Giovanni Da Verrazzano -- Lady gave her life for her pearls ; incredible abundance "even in the midst of summer" / Arthur Barlowe -- "Many rare and wonderful experiments" / Thomas Harriot -- "Kindely intreating us, daunsing and feasting us with strawberries" / John Smith -- Thomas Wolfe re-creates Catawba's discovery / Thomas Wolfe -- Te deum in gratitude for entrance into the Mississippi's mouth ; they "became joyful mothers" / John Lawson -- Into the west-lying valley / Marshall Fishwick -- Through the night, they dreamed of scalpings / William Byrd -- Toast of two worlds / Edith Tuis Sale -- Epitaphs, buckskin breeches and sweet marriage vows ; their flaps were just too narrow / Mingo Emmitta -- Joy, festivity, happiness at Charleston, and also misery / J. Hector St. John Crevecoeur -- Planters "don't much admire labour...except horse-racing" / Hugh Jones -- "Cry peace, peace...but there is no peace" / Patrick Henry -- Surprise meeting / John Bernard -- Blind preacher / William Wirt -- Bring no dogs to church / Charles Woodmason -- Grandmother saw her boy again / Andrew Burnaby -- Miss Patsy Jefferson of America and Paris / Edith Tunis Sale -- Thomas Jefferson to his daughter ; Mr. Jefferson at his ease / Francis Hall -- How Isaac remembered the master / Charles Campbell -- Celebrated Virginian affirms the power of the Supreme Court / John Marshall -- Colonel Boone looked back over the past / Daniel Boone -- Ladies will make themselves fine... / Johann David Schoepf -- Jefferson's first inaugural address ; an Indian combo / Christian Schultz, Jr. -- Queen Dolly of Montpelier / Dorothy Todd Payne Madison -- "Brink of insurrection and treason" / Andrew Jackson -- Jacksons at home / Henry Wise -- "I have no where to sleep at night" / Edgar Allan Poe -- "At home and abroad" / John P. Kennedy -- John Randolph always had a word for it / William Cabell Bruce -- Mr. Calhoun, "wonder of the world" / Albert G. Brown -- Underside of North Carolina life ; Christmas night in the quarters / Irwin Russell -- Even the ministers like the races / Charles Fraser -- "Mr. Washington, dressed in Hannah's short gown and petticoat" / Edmund S. Morgan -- Opportunity to choose his own name / Booker T. Washington -- There is charm in a pretty foot / J. C. Guild -- How to insure an election / Davy Crockett -- Fools, fops and men's faces remembered / L. J. Bigelow -- On spitting and other topics / Charles Dickens -- Two innocents, and the minstrels of St. Louis / Mark Twain -- Uncle Remus and the animals / Joel Chandler Harris -- Epitaph to a dead slave / Virginius Dabney -- Glory that was, grandeur that wasn't / Howard W. Odum -- How a model planter met his troubles / Susan Dabney Smedes -- Pioneer life in Kentucky / Daniel Drake -- Everybody called on New Year's Day / Eliza Ripley -- Southern gentleman defends southern gentlemen / Daniel R. Hundley -- Spokesman for southerners without slaves / Hinton Rowan Helper -- Sam Houston seldom missed a trick / J. C. Guild -- Former plantation lady has her say / Fanny Kemble -- Does the Bible favor bondage? / T. Stringfellow -- Knights and court ladies: the romantic ultimate / James B. Avirett -- Under the poetic oaks / Thomas McCaleb -- Mother always regulated the team / Thomas Ashe -- Old-time Mardi Gras / Charles Lyell -- "Dearest" of all institutions / William Makepeace Thackeray -- Old sol "breaks a bank" ; cougar hunt / John James Audubon -- Good cheat and card stealer at eleven / George H. Devol -- Every vote counted / Henry S. Foote -- Chita, last island on the Gulf / Lafcadio Hearn -- Marshes of Glynn / Sidney Lanier -- Two girls visit a gentleman / Grace King -- "Power of the voudoo is still feared by many" / Charles Dudley Warner -- Louisiana folklore / Alcée Fortier -- Hard land to win / Paul Horgan -- "Three-legged Willie" knew his law / L. J. Begelow -- Men of the Alamo ; begun in defeat, ended in resurrection / Lon Tinkle -- Albert Sidney Johnston / William Preston Johnston -- Jim Bowie and the lost San Saba mine / J. Frank Dobie -- "Till you get it in the neck" / Charles J. Finger -- Tale of two cities / George Sessions Perry -- "Oil is like that" / George Fuermann -- "If we succeed..." / Hudson Strode -- "To die we would prefer..." ; hadn't hugged for so long, he was out of practice / Bell Irvin Wiley -- "Wearing our your grinders, eating goober peas ; antique harvesters / John Crowe Ransom -- Ode of a latter-day poet / Allen Tate -- Priest honors the confederate flag / Abram Joseph Ryan -- Meeting at Appomattox / Douglas Southall Freeman -- Time of family trouble after Shiloh / Stark Young -- Making a Yankee out of him / J. Bryan, III -- "Antique earth returned out of the past" / Sidney Lanier -- "Losers always remember longer..." / Hodding Carter -- Red neck, burr head / Jonathan Daniels -- Southerner probes the south's mind / W. J. Cash -- "Is it true what they say about Dixie?" / William T. Polk -- Mobile: harmonious through the mellowing of time / Carl Carmer -- Increased summer / John Peale Bishop -- What folks were like at Cross Creek / Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings -- Negro in the well / Erskine Caldwell -- Rose for Emily / William Faulkner -- Intimate secrets from a stranger on the bus / Robert Tallant -- Some notes on River Country / Eudora Welty -- Eccentric, childlike universe / Truman Capote -- Sad café and its ballad / Carson McCullers -- Grave / Katherine Anne Porter -- Christian education / Robert Penn Warren -- Changed, yet eternally the same / William Alexander Percy -- Revolt of a damnyankee / H. Allen Smith -- South in the south Pacific / J. Bryan, III.

Table of Contents for: The romantic South