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The writer in the South : studies in literary community / Louis D. Rubin, Jr.

By: Rubin, Louis Decimus, 1923-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Lamar memorial lectures: no. 15.Publisher: Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, 1972Description: xv, 128 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0820302899; 9780820302898.Subject(s): American literature -- Southern States -- History and criticism | Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- Criticism and interpretation | Humorous stories, American -- History and criticism | Southern States -- Intellectual life | Southern States -- In literatureAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Writer in the South.DDC classification: 810/.9/975 LOC classification: PS261 | .R69Also issued online.
Contents:
I. The literature community in the Old South -- II. Mark Twain and the postwar scene -- III. The writer in the twentieth-century South.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 117-123) and index.

Also issued online.

I. The literature community in the Old South -- II. Mark Twain and the postwar scene -- III. The writer in the twentieth-century South.

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Louis Decimus Rubin, Jr. was born in Charleston, South Carolina on November 19, 1923. After serving in the Army during World War II, he received a history degree the University of Richmond. He worked for The Associated Press and several newspapers including the Richmond News-Leader before receiving master's and doctoral degrees from Johns Hopkins University. In 1953, while still at Johns Hopkins University, he co-edited his first book, Southern Renascence: The Literature of the Modern South. <p> He taught at the University of Pennsylvania, Hollins College, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He was a co-founder of Algonquin Books and founder of the Fellowship of Southern Writers. In 1989, he retired from the UNC faculty after 22 years to focus on Algonquin Books. <p> He was a prolific author who wrote novels, critical studies, histories, memoirs and a guide for predicting the weather. His books include Small Craft Advisory, Babe Ruth's Ghost, A Memory of Trains, An Honorable Estate, and My Father's People. He died from kidney disease on November 16, 2013 at the age of 89. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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