Reviews

Author: 
Jessica Adams, Michael P. Bibler, Cécile Accilien, eds.
Reviewer: 
James H. Watkins

Watkins on Adams and Bibler and Accilien, 'Just Below South: Intercultural Performance in the Caribbean and the U.S. South'


Jessica Adams, Michael P. Bibler, Cécile Accilien, eds. Just Below South: Intercultural Performance in the Caribbean and the U.S. South. New World Studies Series. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2007. viii + 285 pp. $59.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-2599-8; $22.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8139-2600-1.

Author: 
Eric J. Sundquist
Reviewer: 
Mary Carney

Carney on Sundquist, 'Empire and Slavery in American Literature, 1820-1865'


Eric J. Sundquist. Empire and Slavery in American Literature, 1820-1865. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2006. 224 pp. $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-57806-863-0.

Reviewed by Mary Carney
Published on H-Southern-Lit (October, 2009)
Commissioned by Lisa Hinrichsen

Recovery and Renaissance

Author: 
Ted Atkinson
Reviewer: 
David A. Davis

Davis on Atkinson, 'Faulkner and the Great Depression: Aesthetics, Ideology, and Cultural Politics'


Ted Atkinson. Faulkner and the Great Depression: Aesthetics, Ideology, and Cultural Politics. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2005. 288 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-2750-1.

Reviewed by David A. Davis (Mercer University)
Published on H-Southern-Lit (July, 2009)
Commissioned by Lisa Hinrichsen

Faulkner's Depression

Author: 
Robert H. Brinkmeyer Jr
Reviewer: 
Ted Atkinson

Atkinson on Brinkmeyer Jr, 'The Fourth Ghost: White Southern Writers and European Fascism, 1930-1950'


Robert H. Brinkmeyer Jr. The Fourth Ghost: White Southern Writers and European Fascism, 1930-1950. Southern Literary Studies Series. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2009. xv + 413 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-3383-5.

Reviewed by Ted Atkinson (Augusta State University)
Published on H-Southern-Lit (May, 2009)
Commissioned by Lisa Hinrichsen

Author: 
John F. Desmond
Reviewer: 
Mark Graybill

Graybill on Desmond, 'Walker Percy's Search for Community'


John F. Desmond. Walker Percy's Search for Community. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2004. 271 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-2588-0.

Reviewed by Mark Graybill
Published on H-Southern-Lit (March, 2009)
Commissioned by Lisa Hinrichsen

Semiotics and Synthesis in Walker Percy

Author: 
Caroline Field Levander, Robert S. Levine, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jon Smith

Smith on Levander and Levine, 'Hemispheric American Studies'


Caroline Field Levander, Robert S. Levine, eds. Hemispheric American Studies. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2008. vii + 356 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8135-4222-5; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-4223-2.

Reviewed by Jon Smith (Simon Fraser University)
Published on H-Southern-Lit (March, 2009)
Commissioned by Lisa Hinrichsen

Author: 
John K. Young
Reviewer: 
Noah Mass

Mass on Young, 'Black Writers, White Publishers: Marketplace Politics in Twentieth-Century African American Literature'


John K. Young. Black Writers, White Publishers: Marketplace Politics in Twentieth-Century African American Literature. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2006. 240 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57806-846-3.

Reviewed by Noah Mass
Published on H-Southern-Lit (December, 2008)
Commissioned by Lisa Hinrichsen

Author: 
Henry Louis Gates, Gene Andrew Jarrett, eds
Reviewer: 
Richard King

King on Gates and Jarrett, 'The New Negro: Readings on Race, Representation, and African American Culture, 1892-1938'


Henry Louis Gates, Gene Andrew Jarrett, eds. The New Negro: Readings on Race, Representation, and African American Culture, 1892-1938. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007. xii + 591 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-12651-7; $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-691-12652-4.

Reviewed by Richard King
Published on H-Southern-Lit (December, 2008)
Commissioned by Lisa Hinrichsen

Author: 
Paul Christian Jones
Reviewer: 
Steven E. Knepper

Knepper on Jones, 'Unwelcome Voices: Subversive Fiction in the Antebellum South'


Paul Christian Jones. Unwelcome Voices: Subversive Fiction in the Antebellum South. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2005. 225 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57233-327-7.

Reviewed by Steven E. Knepper (Department of English, University of Virginia)
Published on H-Southern-Lit (March, 2008)

Rethinking Southern Literature before the Civil War

Author: 
Katherine Henninger
Reviewer: 
Mary Weaks-Baxter

Weaks-Baxter on Henninger, 'Ordering the Facade: Photography and Contemporary Southern Women's Writing'


Katherine Henninger. Ordering the Facade: Photography and Contemporary Southern Women's Writing. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2007. 256 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5805-9; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3112-0.

Reviewed by Mary Weaks-Baxter (Department of English, Rockford College)
Published on H-Southern-Lit (March, 2008)

Author: 
Riche Richardson
Reviewer: 
Michael P. Bibler

Bibler on Richardson, 'From Uncle Tom to Gangsta: Black Masculinity and the U.S. South'


Riche Richardson. From Uncle Tom to Gangsta: Black Masculinity and the U.S. South. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2007. xiii + 296 pp. $49.95 (library), ISBN 978-0-8203-2609-2; $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-2890-4.

Reviewed by Michael P. Bibler (Department of English and American Studies, University of Manchester)
Published on H-Southern-Lit (November, 2007)

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