Entitled to the Pedestal : Place, Race, and Progress in White Southern Women''s Writing,1920-1945Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, 2007Description: 1 online resource (225 p.)ISBN: 9781587297328Subject(s): American literature -- Southern States -- History and criticism | American literature -- White authors -- History and criticism | American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism | Race in literature | Women, White in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Entitled to the Pedestal : Place, Race, and Progress in White Southern Women''s Writing,1920-1945DDC classification: 810.9/9287/0975 | 810.99287 LOC classification: PS261PS261 .L47 2007PS261.L47 2007Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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CONTENTS; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; 1. THE LADIES AND THE MYTHS; 2. A WHITE BLACK WRITER; 3. A CERTAIN MENTAL ABERRATION; 4. SHE'LL TAKE HER STAND; 5. PAVING THE WAY; 6. NEW BEGINNINGS; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Nghana Lewis offers a close reading of the works and private correspondences, essays, and lectures of five southern white women writers: Julia Peterkin, Gwen Bristow, Caroline Gordon, Willa Cather, and Lillian Smith. At the core of this work is a sophisticated reexamination of the myth of southern white womanhood.
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