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Minds of the New South

William Edward Dodd

The South's Yeoman Scholar Fred Arthur Bailey

William Edward Dodd rose from an impoverished background to become one of the early twentieth century's more distinguished southern historians. While many southern intellectuals of his time denied the existence of class conflict, Dodd made it his life's theme and was unique in using history as a... More

Cleanth Brooks and the Rise of Modern Criticism

Mark Royden Winchell

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Katherine Anne Porter

A Sense of the Times Janis P. Stout

Katherine Anne Porter's life closely paralleled that of her century not only in its span (1890-1980) but in its interests and contradictions. A communist sympathizer who became a quasi fascist, a cosmopolitan who embraced southern agrarianism, a femme fatale whose writings nonetheless evince... More