The rural south is a region in which every part of the past is very much its present. Peter Stitt's collection of photographs are an expressive study of a landscape that can be, at times, both particularly straightforward and subtly peculiar. Each image is a contemporary representation of a memory,
Defining Southern Literature delineates several phases in the story of Southern literature. Debate over what makes Southern literature different - or even Southern - goes back many decades, and among the answers has been the debate itself, a uniquely pervasive regional self-consciousness over what makes Southern culture different. Certainly no
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: University of Missouri Press
"Surveys the revivification and reinvention of southern culture and literature, and the influence of the Agrarians, Fugitives, New Critics, and popular writers, including John Gould Fletcher, Robert Penn Warren, Monroe K. Spears, Walter Sullivan, William Faulkner, Tennessee Williams, William Humphrey, and Cormac McCarthy"--Provided by publisher.
Lucas Carpenter argues that the tendency to view Fletcher as an Imagist turned Fugitive-Agrarian obscures the complexity of the poet's work and that Fletcher is instead the prototype of the Southern modernist writer.