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Twentieth-century southern literature /

J.A. Bryant, Jr.

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Main Author: Bryant, J. A.
Published: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©1997.
Series: New perspectives on the South.
Topics: American literature - Southern States - History and criticism. | American literature - 20th century - History and criticism. | Littérature américaine - États-Unis (Sud) - Histoire et critique. | Littérature américaine - 20e siècle - Histoire et critique. | États-Unis (Sud) dans la littérature. | Kultur | Literatur | Littérature américaine - 20e siècle - Histoire et critique. | Vingtième siècle - Dans la littérature. | Etats-Unis (Sud) - Dans la littérature. | Etats-Unis (Sud) - vie intellectuelle - 20e siècle.
Regions: Southern States - Intellectual life - 1865- | Southern States - In literature. | États-Unis (Sud) - Vie intellectuelle - 20e siècle. | Southern States. | USA - Südstaaten
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc.
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Main Author: Bryant, J. A. (Joseph Allen), 1919-1999.
Physical Description: 280 pages ; 24 cm
Includes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-270) and index.
ISBN: 0813120403 (cloth ;
9780813120409 (cloth ;
081310937X (pbk. ;
9780813109374 (pbk. ;
Summary: Though the flowering of realistic and local-color writing during the first two decades of the twentieth century was a sign of things to come, the period between the two world wars was a crucial one for the South's literary development: a literary revival in Richmond came to fruition; at Vanderbilt University a group of young men produced The Fugitive, a remarkable magazine that published some of the century's best verse in its brief run; and the publication and widespread recognition of Faulkner (among others) inaugurated the great flood of southern writing that was to follow in novels, short stories, poetry, and plays. The author provides an account of southern American literature since 1900, paying attention to both the cultural and the historical context of the works and authors discussed.
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More Details for: Twentieth-century southern literature