The War Within: From Victorian to Modernist Thought in the South, 1919-1945

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1982-12-01
  • Publisher: University of North Carolina Press

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Daniel Joseph Singal examines this struggle between the characteristic culture of twentieth-century America and the South's tenacious blend of Victorianism and the Cavalier myth.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. xi
Introductionp. 3
Cavalier Myth and Victorian Culture: the Nineteenth - Century Backgroundp. 11
Three Southern Post-Victoriansp. 35
Ulrich B. Phillips: the Old South as the Newp. 37
Broadus Mitchell: the New South as the Oldp. 58
Ellen Glasgow and the Tidewater Renaissancep. 83
Modernists by the Skin of Their Teethp. 111
Howard W. Odum and Social Science in the Southp. 115
William Faulkner and the Discovery of Southern Evilp. 153
the Agrarian Response to Modernismp. 232
the Modernist Generation Arrivesp. 261
the Critical Temperament Unleashed: William Terry Couch and Southern Publishingp. 265
the New Sociology and the Southp. 302
Codap. 373
Notesp. 379
Bibliographyp. 419
Indexp. 443
Acknowledgmentsp. 455
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