A Companion to the Literature and Culture of the American South
November 2007, Wiley-Blackwell
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From slave narratives to the Civil War, and from country music to Southern sport, this Companion is the definitive guide to the literature and culture of the American South.
- Includes discussion of the visual arts, music, society, history, and politics in the region
- Combines treatment of major literary works and historical events with a survey of broader themes, movements and issues
- Explores the work of Edgar Allan Poe, Mark Twain, William Faulkner, Zora Neale Huston, Flannery O'Connor and Eudora Welty, as well as those - black and white, male and female - who are writing now
- Co-edited by the esteemed scholar Richard Gray, author of the acclaimed volume, A History of American Literature (Blackwell, 2003)