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The Humor of the Old South

edited by M. Thomas Inge and Edward J. Piacentino
Format
Book
Published
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, c2001.
Language
English
ISBN
0813121949 (acid-free paper)
Contents
  • Origins of the homor of the old South / J.A. Leo Lemay
  • "Sleepy Hollow" comes South: Washington Irving's influence on old Southwestern humor / Ed Piacentino
  • Function of women in old Southwestern humor: Rereading Porter's Big bear and Quarter race collections / William E. Lenz
  • Contesting the boundaries of race and gender in old Southwestern humor / Ed Piacentino
  • Darkness visible: race and pollution in Southwestern humor / Scott Romine
  • Prison house of gender: Masculine confinement and escape in Southwest humor / Gretchen Martin
  • Augustan nostalgia and patrician disdain in A.B. Longstreet's Georgia scenes / Kurt Albert Mayer
  • Biographical reading of A.B. Longstreet's Georgia scenes / David Rachels
  • A sadder Simon Suggs: freedom and slavery in the humor of Johnson Hooper / Johanna Nicol Shields
  • Revising Southern humor: William Tappan Thompson and the Major Jones letters / David C. Estes
  • Backwoods civility, or How the ring-tailed roarer bacame a gentle man for David Crockett, Charles F.M. Noland, and William Tappan Thompson / James E. Caron
  • Bench and bar: Baldwin's lawyerly humor / Mary Ann Wimsat
  • The good doctor: O.B. Mayer and "Human natur" / Edwin T. Arnold
  • Old Southwesterner abroad: Cultural frontiers and the landmark American humor of J. Ross Browne's Yusef / Joseph Csicsila
  • Mark Twain: the Victorian of Southwestern humor / Leland Krauth
  • Jason Compson and Sut Lovingood: Southwestern humor as stream of consciousness / Stephen M. Ross
  • Southwestern humor, Erskine Caldwell, and the comedy of frustration / R.J. Gray
  • Humor of the old South: A comprehensive bibliography
  • Index.
Description
x, 321 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-309) and index.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: PS3511 .A86Z4 .H845 2001: Original tan cloth; dust jacket. Faulkner Foundation Fund, 2000/2001. Contains scattered references to William Faulkner, as well as the essay by S.M. Ross on "Jason Compson and Sut Lovingood."
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