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Southern literature and literary theory

Southern literature and literary theory

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Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southern States,
  • Southern States.
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- Southern States -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.,
    • American literature -- Southern States -- History and criticism.,
    • Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- Southern States.,
    • Southern States -- Intellectual life.,
    • Southern States -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Jefferson Humphries.
      ContributionsHumphries, Jefferson, 1955-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS261 .S5287 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 375 p. ;
      Number of Pages375
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2199474M
      ISBN 100820311898
      LC Control Number89020282

      Fish criticizes Wimsatt and Beardsley in his essay "Literature in the Reader" He mentions how he is dying. Here I seek to articulate my own experience of doing research at the Sallie Bingham Center — how it felt to do queer archival research at that very moment in the archive. He reveals that he is dying of caner in his cervix. The advent of New Southern Studies has focused almost exclusively on midcentury texts from the Southern Renascence, largely neglecting post queer literatures. This was not entirely an aesthetic matter.

      Posted by. His knowledge of woodcraft, which he imparts to Ike, has moral validity, like Jim's old beliefs. When the term first found common usage in the late 's, it referred to realistic fiction that was set in the real as opposed to imaginedcontemporary world and addressed problems, issues, and life circumstances of interest to young readers aged approximately Wellek and Warren were soon in agreement over several aspects of literature, and by they had begun considering collaboration on a book. Like others who crossed the Atlantic, Africans brought with them their myths and their music, their beliefs and their words. Image from Philnel.

      With the exception of Native American lore, folklore, like language and literature, came to this country as part of the cultural baggage of the various waves of its settlers. He is essential for 'realizing' any poem or novel. He describes a thousand-mile journey from Charleston to the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains with a ready eye for the inhabitants' customs and lore, which he sets down with gusto and exploits with literary skill. His mannerisms suggested that he was a gay male, reflecting on a gay-bashing incident. Guns, ribs, beer, bare chest. One of the leading theorists from this school, Stanley Fishwas himself trained by New Critics.


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Though their interest in textual study initially met with resistance from older scholars, the methods of the New Critics rapidly predominated in American universities until challenged by Feminism and structuralism in the s.

Folklore in literature is not folklore in the raw.

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Wimsatt Southern literature and literary theory book Monroe Beardsley published a classic and controversial New Critical essay entitled " The Intentional Fallacy ", in which they argued strongly against the relevance of an author's intentionor "intended meaning" in the analysis of a literary work.

In short, the living word and the performance, the marrow of folklore, were likewise the marrow of southern culture. Literature was approached and literary scholarship did not focus on analysis of texts.

His book makes an eloquent case for a more serious study of Southern literature and literary theory book and literature that would enable all students 'to gain a broader perspective on recent events in their country and to see them as part of a historical pattern in which the effects of the Enlightenment are still being played out.

Sam Fathers, "son of a negro slave and a Chickasaw chief," is teacher and surrogate parent of young Ike McCaslin, in an analogue to the relationship of Huck and Jim. Rubin, Jr. Engaging in archival research offers a profoundly queer temporal experience — and temporary existence.

Is Rob a he? Similarly, industry analyst Albert Greco states that the sale of young adult books increased by 23 percent from Though once dismissed as a genre consisting of little more than problem novels and romances, young adult literature has, since the mid's, come of age as literature - literature that welcomes artistic innovation, experimentation, and risk-taking.

Such separation between the genteel observer who transcribes the tale and the folk artist who tells it may be a way of maintaining a distance of generation, caste, race, or political persuasion, but always a factor for the southern writer is the art of the performance itself.

As the North raced into the Industrial Age, the South seemed to stand still. It refused to run away from its history, traditions, and reverence for form. Some titles, such as Theory of Literature and Methodology of Literary Study, were dismissed as too cumbersome. He mentions how he is dying.

Literature Lost

Is Lula a she? This is why we often feel a disturbing vertigo upon exiting the archive — a separation in our being and thinking with the past.

After growing up in a society that has assumed heterosexuality as the norm, addressing Southern literature and literary theory book of gender-crossing and homosexuality may prove rather difficult. Even his narrator is familiar, a rational man doubting Southern literature and literary theory book sanity of the friend whose summons he answers.

There are also national literatures which, although possibly of the same language, will still have thematic differentiations. A convincing diagnosis of a serious malady. Benjamin wrote that a better title would have been Theory of the Methodology of the Literary Study; he considered the book lacking the theory implied by the chosen title.

I was fortunate to consult early drafts of works that would later develop into an impressive body of southern lesbian literature. He describes a thousand-mile journey from Charleston to the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains with a ready eye for the inhabitants' customs and lore, which he sets down with gusto and exploits with literary skill.

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