The Dream of Arcady

The Dream of Arcady

Place and Time in Southern Literature

eBook - 1999
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"This is a well-organized, gracefully written account of a significant aspect of Southern fiction, and it contains information and incisive commentary that one can find nowhere else."--Thomas Daniel YoungMany southern writers imagined the South as a qualified dream of Arcady. They retained the glow of the golden land as a device to expose or rebuke, to confront or escape the complexities of the actual times in which they lived. The Dream of Arcady examines the work of post-Civil War southern writers who criticize the myth of the South as pastoral paradise. Sooner or later in all their idealized.
Publisher: Baton Rouge : LSU Press, 1999
ISBN: 9780807153550
0807153559
0807153559
Characteristics: 1 online resource (240 pages)

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