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The Resource The world is our home : society and culture in contemporary Southern writing, edited by Jeffrey J. Folks and Nancy Summers Folks

The world is our home : society and culture in contemporary Southern writing, edited by Jeffrey J. Folks and Nancy Summers Folks

Label
The world is our home : society and culture in contemporary Southern writing
Title
The world is our home
Title remainder
society and culture in contemporary Southern writing
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jeffrey J. Folks and Nancy Summers Folks
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Since the early 1970s southern fiction has been increasingly attentive to social issues, including the continuing struggles for racial justice and gender equality, the loss of a sense of social community, and the decline of a coherent regional identity. The essays in The World Is Our Home focus on writers who have explicitly addressed social and cultural issues in their fiction and drama, including Dorothy Allison, Horton Foote, Ernest J. Gaines, Jill McCorkle, Walker Percy, Lee Smith, William Styron, Alice Walker, and many others. The contributors provide valuable insights into the transform
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1948-
  • 1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Folks, Jeffrey J.
  • Folks, Nancy Summers
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • Literature and society
  • Authors, American
  • Southern States
  • Southern States
  • Social problems in literature
  • Littérature américaine
  • Littérature et société
  • Problèmes sociaux dans la littérature
  • États-Unis (Sud) dans la littérature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • LITERARY COLLECTIONS
  • American literature
  • Authors, American
  • Intellectual life
  • Literature
  • Literature and society
  • Social problems in literature
  • Southern States
  • Rassenverhoudingen
  • Sekseverschillen
  • Klassenverhoudingen
  • Bellettrie
  • Zuidelijke staten
Label
The world is our home : society and culture in contemporary Southern writing, edited by Jeffrey J. Folks and Nancy Summers Folks
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The world is our home : an introduction / Jeffrey J. Folks and Nancy Summers Folks -- Competing histories : William Styron's The confessions of Nat Turner and Sherley Ann Williams's Dessa Rose / Susan Goodman -- New narratives of southern manhood : race, masculinity, and closure in Ernest Gaines's fiction / Suzanne W. Jones -- The snake and the rosary : violence and the culture of piety in Sheila Bosworth's Slow poison / Gary M. Ciuba -- "Because God's eye never closes" : the problem of evil in Jayne Anne Phillips's Shelter / James Grove -- Gender and justice : Alice Walker and the sexual politics of civil rights / Keith Byerman -- "Trouble" in Muskhogean County : the social history of a southern community in the fiction of Raymond Andrews / Jeffrey J. Folks -- "The politics of they" : Dorothy Allison's Bastard out of Carolina as critique of class, gender, and sexual ideologies / Moira P. Baker -- Transcendence in the house of the dead : the subversive gaze of A lesson before dying / John Lowe -- Walker Percy's Lancelot Lamar : defending the hollow core / Julius Raper -- Regeneration through nonviolence : Frederick Barthelme and the west / Robert H. Brinkmeyer Jr. -- Making peace with the (m)other / Barbara Bennett -- Toward healing the split : Lee Smith's Fancy strut and Black Mountain breakdown / Linda J. Byrd -- Stories told by their survivors (and other sins of memory) : survivor guilt in Kaye Gibbons's Ellen Foster / Linda Watts -- James Lee Burke's Dave Robicheaux novels / Frank W. Shelton -- The physical hunger for the spiritual : southern religious experience in the plays of Horton Foote / Gerald C. Wood -- Richard Ford : the postmodern exile and the vanishing South / Joanna Price
Control code
ocn900344963
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (289 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813161556
Lccn
99089784
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt12997ph
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344963
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The world is our home : society and culture in contemporary Southern writing, edited by Jeffrey J. Folks and Nancy Summers Folks
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The world is our home : an introduction / Jeffrey J. Folks and Nancy Summers Folks -- Competing histories : William Styron's The confessions of Nat Turner and Sherley Ann Williams's Dessa Rose / Susan Goodman -- New narratives of southern manhood : race, masculinity, and closure in Ernest Gaines's fiction / Suzanne W. Jones -- The snake and the rosary : violence and the culture of piety in Sheila Bosworth's Slow poison / Gary M. Ciuba -- "Because God's eye never closes" : the problem of evil in Jayne Anne Phillips's Shelter / James Grove -- Gender and justice : Alice Walker and the sexual politics of civil rights / Keith Byerman -- "Trouble" in Muskhogean County : the social history of a southern community in the fiction of Raymond Andrews / Jeffrey J. Folks -- "The politics of they" : Dorothy Allison's Bastard out of Carolina as critique of class, gender, and sexual ideologies / Moira P. Baker -- Transcendence in the house of the dead : the subversive gaze of A lesson before dying / John Lowe -- Walker Percy's Lancelot Lamar : defending the hollow core / Julius Raper -- Regeneration through nonviolence : Frederick Barthelme and the west / Robert H. Brinkmeyer Jr. -- Making peace with the (m)other / Barbara Bennett -- Toward healing the split : Lee Smith's Fancy strut and Black Mountain breakdown / Linda J. Byrd -- Stories told by their survivors (and other sins of memory) : survivor guilt in Kaye Gibbons's Ellen Foster / Linda Watts -- James Lee Burke's Dave Robicheaux novels / Frank W. Shelton -- The physical hunger for the spiritual : southern religious experience in the plays of Horton Foote / Gerald C. Wood -- Richard Ford : the postmodern exile and the vanishing South / Joanna Price
Control code
ocn900344963
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (289 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813161556
Lccn
99089784
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt12997ph
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344963
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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