A Companion to the Literature and Culture of the American South
From slave narratives to the Civil War, and from country music to Southern sport, this
Companion is the definitive guide to the literature and culture of the American South.
Includes discussion of the visual arts, music, society, history, and politics in the region
Combines treatment of major literary works and historical events with a survey of broader themes, movements and issues
Explores the work of Edgar Allan Poe, Mark Twain, William Faulkner, Zora Neale Huston, Flannery O'Connor and Eudora Welty, as well as those - black and white, male and female - who are writing now
Co-edited by the esteemed scholar Richard Gray, author of the acclaimed volume, A History of American Literature (Blackwell, 2003)