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The idea of the American South, 1920-1941 / Michael O'Brien.

Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [1979] .
ISBN 0801821665, 9780801821660

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Subjects American literature -- Southern States -- History and criticism.
American literature.
Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- Southern States.
Authors, American -- Homes and haunts.
Historia Da America.
Intellectual life.
Southern States -- Civilization.
Southern States -- In literature.
Southern States -- Intellectual life -- 1865-
Southern States.
USA -- Südstaaten.
United States -- Civilization -- 1918-1945.
Series Johns Hopkins University studies in historical and political science ; 97th series, no.1.
Description xvii, 273 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1979]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-264) and index.
Contents part 1. The legacy. On the idea of the South : origins, mutation, and fragmentation -- part 2. The sociological vision : Howard Odum. Odum : sociology in the South ; Odum : Southern sociology ; Odum : the failure of regionalism -- Entr'acte. A still point : John Wade. Wade : a turning inward -- part 3. The reaction to modernism : the Southern agrarians. John Ransom : the cycle of commitment ; Allen Tate : "the punctilious abyss" ; Frank Owsley : "the immoderate past" ; Donald Davidson : "the creed of memory" -- part 4. The survival of Southern identity. The idea of the South : an interpretation.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area Southern States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4211107
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities O'Brien, Michael, 1948 April 13-
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