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Entitled to the Pedestal [electronic resource] : Place, Race, and Progress in White Southern Women's Writing,1920-1945 / Nghana Tamu Lewis.

Author/Creator:
Lewis, Nghana Tamu.
Publication:
Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (225 p.)
Subjects:
Women and literature -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
Race in literature.
Women, White in literature.
American literature -- White authors -- History and criticism.
American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
American literature -- Southern States -- History and criticism.
Southern States -- In literature.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Nghana Lewis offers a close reading of the works and private correspondences, essays, and lectures of five southern white women writers: Julia Peterkin, Gwen Bristow, Caroline Gordon, Willa Cather, and Lillian Smith. At the core of this work is a sophisticated reexamination of the myth of southern white womanhood.
Contents:
CONTENTS; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; 1. THE LADIES AND THE MYTHS; 2. A WHITE BLACK WRITER; 3. A CERTAIN MENTAL ABERRATION; 4. SHE'LL TAKE HER STAND; 5. PAVING THE WAY; 6. NEW BEGINNINGS; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-201) and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
1-58729-732-9
OCLC:
296807467
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