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Author Grammer, John M., 1957-

Title Pastoral and politics in the old South / John M. Grammer.

Published Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, [1996]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  975.03 GRAM    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 185 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Southern literary studies.
Southern literary studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [169]-177) and index.
Contents 1. John Taylor and the Image of the Good Society -- 2. John Randolph and the Politics of Disappointment -- 3. Nathaniel Beverley Tucker and the Historical Romance of the Future -- 4. George Fitzhugh Among the Cannibals: Sociology and the South -- 5. Joseph Glover Baldwin and the Language of Virtue -- Conclusion: After the Lost War.
Summary In a group of five biographical and critical sketches that cover the period from 1810 to 1861, John M. Grammer explores the process by which 'the South' was created as a concept in American culture.
Subject American literature -- Southern States -- History and criticism.
American literature -- 1783-1850 -- History and criticism.
Southern States -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
Southern States -- Civilization -- 1775-1865.
ISBN 0807121177 (cloth : alk. paper)