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Our South

Geographic Fantasy and the Rise of National Literature

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HARDCOVER

$51.50 • £41.95 • €46.50

ISBN 9780674024281

Publication Date: 10/15/2010

Short

368 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

18 halftones, 3 maps

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This is one of the most insightful works of Southern literary and intellectual history of the past two decades—and its significance transcends the U.S. South.—Fred Hobson, Professor of English and Lineberger Professor of Humanities, University of North Carolina

Awards & Accolades

  • 2010 C. Hugh Holman Award, Society for the Study of Southern Literature
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