Nineteenth-century Southern literature /

Few inhabitants of the South in 1800 thought of it as a ""region"" or of themselves as ""southerners."" In time, the need to defend the entire southern way of life became obsessive for many writers, too often precluding efforts at originality in form or style....

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Online Access:Electronic book from JSTOR
Main Author: Ridgely, J. V. 1921-
Format: eBook
Published: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©1980.
Series:New perspectives on the South.
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Editor's Preface; PROLOG The Southron; ONE The New World and the Southern Garden; TWO The Growth of Southern Separatism; THREE The Southern Romance: The Matter of Virginia; FOUR The Southern Way of Life: The 1830s and '40s; FIVE On the Eve of War: The Crucial Decade; SIX The Confederacy and the Martyred South; SEVEN The New South: The Past Recaptured; EPILOG The Legacy; Bibliographical Note; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T ; U; V; W; Y.