The Humor of the Old South (Hardcover)

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By M. Thomas Inge (Editor), Edward J. Piacentino (Editor)
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" The humor of the Old South-tales, almanac entries, turf reports, historical sketches, gentlemen's essays on outdoor sports, profiles of local characters-flourished between 1830 and 1860. The genre's popularity and influence can be traced in the works of major southern writers such as William Faulkner, Erskine Caldwell, Eudora Welty, Flannery O'Connor, and Harry Crews, as well as in contemporary popular culture focusing on the rural South. This collection of essays includes some of the past twe.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780813121949
ISBN-10: 0813121949
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication Date: July 1st, 2001
Pages: 336
Language: English

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