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Published by Louisiana State University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cultural studies,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Southern States,
  • History and criticism,
  • American - Southern,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • American English,
  • Central Southern states,
  • In literature,
  • American - General,
  • General,
  • American literature,
  • Intellectual life

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsSuzanne W. Jones (Foreword), Sharon Monteith (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7945781M
ISBN 100807128406
ISBN 109780807128404

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