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Calypso magnolia : the crosscurrents of Caribbean and Southern literature / John Wharton Lowe.

By: Lowe, John Wharton [author.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.New directions in southern studies: Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2016]Copyright date: ©2016Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781469628059; 1469628058.Subject(s): American literature -- Southern States -- History and criticism | Caribbean literature -- History and criticismAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Calypso magnoliaDDC classification: 810.9/975 LOC classification: PS261 | .L75 2016Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Crossing the Caribbean: southerners write the Mexican American War -- Liberating fictions: the Caribbean imaginary in the novels of Lucy Holcombe Pickens and Martin Delany -- Unleashing the loas: the literary legacy of the Haitian revolution in the United States South and the Caribbean -- Constance Fenimore Woolson and Lafcadio Hearn: extending the boundaries of the transnational South -- A proper order of attention: McKay and Hurston honor the hardy peasant -- Palette of fire: the aesthetics of propaganda in Black boy and The castle of my skin -- Southern ajiaco: Miami and the generation of Cuban American writing.
Summary: "Focusing on the states of the Deep South in relation with Mexico and island nations such as Haiti and Cuba, Lowe reconfigures the geography of Southern literature as encompassing the "circumCaribbean," a fluid and dynamic framework within which to consider literary history, genre, and aesthetics."-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Crossing the Caribbean: southerners write the Mexican American War -- Liberating fictions: the Caribbean imaginary in the novels of Lucy Holcombe Pickens and Martin Delany -- Unleashing the loas: the literary legacy of the Haitian revolution in the United States South and the Caribbean -- Constance Fenimore Woolson and Lafcadio Hearn: extending the boundaries of the transnational South -- A proper order of attention: McKay and Hurston honor the hardy peasant -- Palette of fire: the aesthetics of propaganda in Black boy and The castle of my skin -- Southern ajiaco: Miami and the generation of Cuban American writing.

"Focusing on the states of the Deep South in relation with Mexico and island nations such as Haiti and Cuba, Lowe reconfigures the geography of Southern literature as encompassing the "circumCaribbean," a fluid and dynamic framework within which to consider literary history, genre, and aesthetics."-- Provided by publisher.

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