The Intellectual in Twentieth-Century Southern Literature.

By: Powell, TaraMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandSouthern Literary Studies: Publisher: Baton Rouge : LSU Press, 2012Edition: 1Description: 1 online resource (281 p.)ISBN: 9780807138991Subject(s): American literature - 20th century - History and criticism | American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism | American literature - Southern States - History and criticism | American literature -- Southern States -- History and criticism | Intellectuals in literature | Intellectuals in literature | Literature and society - Southern States - History - 20th century | Literature and society -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century | Southern States - Intellectual life - 20th century | Southern States -- Intellectual life -- 20th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Intellectual in Twentieth-Century Southern LiteratureDDC classification: 810.9/35875 | 810.935875 LOC classification: PS261 .P69 2012Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Preface; 1. THE BELEAGUERED INTELLECTUAL IN SOUTHERN LITERATURE; 2. FLANNERY O'CONNOR'S INTERLECKCHUL DISTRESS; 3. THE DEAR LIFE OF WALKER PERCY; 4. DISLOCATED ACADEMICS AND THE NEW SOUTH WRITER OF IDEAS; 5. INTELLECTUAL LABOR AND RACE CONSCIOUSNESS IN SOUTHERN FICTION AND MEMOIR; 6. READING THE RIGHT BOOKS: GAIL GODWIN'S ODD WOMEN; 7. A SOUTHERN INTELLECTUAL FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY; Notes; Works Cited; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y
Summary: Never in its long history has the South provided an entirely comfortable home for the intellectual. In the thought-provoking The Intellectual in Twentieth-Century Southern Literature Tara Powell considers the evolving ways that major post-World War II southern writers have portrayed intellectuals-from Flannery O'Connor's ironic view of "interleckchuls" to Gail Godwin's southerners striving to feel at home in the academic world.
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Cover; Contents; Preface; 1. THE BELEAGUERED INTELLECTUAL IN SOUTHERN LITERATURE; 2. FLANNERY O'CONNOR'S INTERLECKCHUL DISTRESS; 3. THE DEAR LIFE OF WALKER PERCY; 4. DISLOCATED ACADEMICS AND THE NEW SOUTH WRITER OF IDEAS; 5. INTELLECTUAL LABOR AND RACE CONSCIOUSNESS IN SOUTHERN FICTION AND MEMOIR; 6. READING THE RIGHT BOOKS: GAIL GODWIN'S ODD WOMEN; 7. A SOUTHERN INTELLECTUAL FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY; Notes; Works Cited; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y

Never in its long history has the South provided an entirely comfortable home for the intellectual. In the thought-provoking The Intellectual in Twentieth-Century Southern Literature Tara Powell considers the evolving ways that major post-World War II southern writers have portrayed intellectuals-from Flannery O'Connor's ironic view of "interleckchuls" to Gail Godwin's southerners striving to feel at home in the academic world.

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Tara Powell is an associate professor of English at the Institute for Southern Studies in the University of South Carolina.

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