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The Resource Feminine sense in Southern memoir : Smith, Glasgow, Welty, Hellman, Porter, and Hurston, Will Brantley

Feminine sense in Southern memoir : Smith, Glasgow, Welty, Hellman, Porter, and Hurston, Will Brantley

Label
Feminine sense in Southern memoir : Smith, Glasgow, Welty, Hellman, Porter, and Hurston
Title
Feminine sense in Southern memoir
Title remainder
Smith, Glasgow, Welty, Hellman, Porter, and Hurston
Statement of responsibility
Will Brantley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Lillian Smith, Ellen Glasgow, Eudora Welty, Lillian Hellman, Katherine Anne Porter, and Zora Neale Hurston are distinctly varying and individual writers of the American South whose work is identified with the Southern Literary Renaissance. This intertextual study assesses their autobiographical writings and their intellectual stature as modern women of letters. It is the first to include these writers in the socio-history of modern southern feminism and the first to
  • Group them in the discourse of modern American liberalism. In the confessional tract Killers of the Dream (1949, 1961) Smith's focus upon ethics, racism, and sexism rather than upon conventional southern themes sharply disrupts the ideology of conservative forces in the mainstream of southern literary criticism. In Feminine Sense in Southern Memoir dominant themes from Smith's autobiography are synthesized as other liberal feminine voices in the chorus of southern
  • Memoirs examine norms of gender, problems of race, and patriarchal power structures. Ellen Glasgow's The Woman Within (1954) and Eudora Welty's One Writer's Beginnings (1984) center on the woman writer's inner life and demonstrate the legitimacy of making this life the object of public attention. Lillian Hellman's Scoundrel Time (1976) and Katherine Anne Porter's The Never-Ending Wrong (1977) define the individual in conflict with reactionary forces in modern America. In
  • Dust Tracks on a Road (1942, 1984) Zora Neale Hurston connects the problems of gender, region, nation, and race. By stressing the significance of a liberal tradition in southern women's autobiographical writings, Feminine Sense in Southern Memoir reconceptualizes the role of the southern woman of letters and her contributions to the literature of the modern South
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
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Brantley, Will
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Authors, American
  • Women authors, American
  • American prose literature
  • American prose literature
  • American prose literature
  • Women and literature
  • Women
  • Femininity in literature
  • Autobiography
  • Women authors, American
  • Southern States
Label
Feminine sense in Southern memoir : Smith, Glasgow, Welty, Hellman, Porter, and Hurston, Will Brantley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [265]-280) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Southern women of letters in the twentieth century -- Lillian Smith : the confessional tract -- Ellen Glasgow and Eudora Welty : writing The sheltered life -- Lillian Hellman and Katherine Anne Porter : memoirs from outside the shelter -- Zora Neale Hurston : the ethics of self-representation
Control code
27035475
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 293 pages
Isbn
9780878056149
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
92039650
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)1513655
Label
Feminine sense in Southern memoir : Smith, Glasgow, Welty, Hellman, Porter, and Hurston, Will Brantley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [265]-280) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Southern women of letters in the twentieth century -- Lillian Smith : the confessional tract -- Ellen Glasgow and Eudora Welty : writing The sheltered life -- Lillian Hellman and Katherine Anne Porter : memoirs from outside the shelter -- Zora Neale Hurston : the ethics of self-representation
Control code
27035475
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 293 pages
Isbn
9780878056149
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
92039650
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)1513655

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