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Left of PoetryDepression America and the Formation of Modern Poetics

Left of Poetry: Depression America and the Formation of Modern Poetics

Sarah Ehlers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651286
eISBN:
9781469651309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651286.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In this incisive study, Sarah Ehlers returns to the Depression-era United States in order to unsettle longstanding ideas about poetry and emerging approaches to poetics. By bringing to light a range ... More

Literary IndiansAesthetics and Encounter in American Literature to 1920

Literary Indians: Aesthetics and Encounter in American Literature to 1920

Angela Calcaterra

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646947
eISBN:
9781469646961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646947.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

Although cross-cultural encounter is often considered an economic or political matter, beauty, taste, and artistry were central to cultural exchange and political negotiation in early and ... More

Indigenous CosmolecticsKab'awil and the Making of Maya and Zapotec Literatures

Indigenous Cosmolectics: Kab'awil and the Making of Maya and Zapotec Literatures

Gloria Elizabeth Chacón

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469636795
eISBN:
9781469636856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636795.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

Latin America's Indigenous writers have long labored under the limits of colonialism, but in the late twentieth and twenty-first centuries, they have constructed a literary corpus that moves them ... More

The Lesbian SouthSouthern Feminists, the Women in Print Movement, and the Queer Literary Canon

The Lesbian South: Southern Feminists, the Women in Print Movement, and the Queer Literary Canon

Jaime Harker

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643359
eISBN:
9781469643373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643359.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In this book, Jaime Harker uncovers a largely forgotten literary renaissance in southern letters. Anchored by a constellation of southern women, the Women in Print movement grew from the queer union ... More

Picturing IdentityContemporary American Autobiography in Image and Text

Picturing Identity: Contemporary American Autobiography in Image and Text

Hertha D. Sweet Wong

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640709
eISBN:
9781469640723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640709.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In this book, Hertha D. Sweet Wong examines the intersection of writing and visual art in the autobiographical work of twentieth- and twenty-first-century American writers and artists who employ a ... More

Fugitives, Smugglers, and ThievesPiracy and Personhood in American Literature

Fugitives, Smugglers, and Thieves: Piracy and Personhood in American Literature

Sharada Balachandran Orihuela

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640921
eISBN:
9781469640945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640921.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In this book, Sharada Balachandran Orihuela examines property ownership and its connections to citizenship, race and slavery, and piracy as seen through the lens of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century ... More

Mania for FreedomAmerican Literatures of Enthusiasm from the Revolution to the Civil War

Mania for Freedom: American Literatures of Enthusiasm from the Revolution to the Civil War

John Mac Kilgore

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629728
eISBN:
9781469629742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629728.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

“Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm,” wrote Ralph Waldo Emerson in 1841. While this statement may read like an innocuous truism today, the claim would have been controversial in the ... More

Calypso MagnoliaThe Crosscurrents of Caribbean and Southern Literature

Calypso Magnolia: The Crosscurrents of Caribbean and Southern Literature

John Wharton Lowe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628882
eISBN:
9781469628059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628882.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

John Lowe explodes old notions of region by exploring the effect of the Caribbean on Southern literature, and conversely, how the writers of the coastal U.S. have influenced artists “South of the ... More

Archives of DesireThe Queer Historical Work of New England Regionalism

Archives of Desire: The Queer Historical Work of New England Regionalism

J. Samaine Lockwood

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625362
eISBN:
9781469625386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625362.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

In this thought-provoking study of nineteenth-century America, J. Samaine Lockwood offers an important new interpretation of the literary movement known as American regionalism. Lockwood argues that ... More

Writing ReconstructionRace, Gender, and Citizenship in the Postwar South

Writing Reconstruction: Race, Gender, and Citizenship in the Postwar South

Sharon D. Kennedy-Nolle

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621074
eISBN:
9781469621098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621074.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

After the Civil War, the South was divided into five military districts occupied by Union forces. Out of these regions, a remarkable group of writers emerged. Experiencing the long-lasting ... More

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