The World Is Our Home: Society and Culture in Contemporary Southern Writing (Paperback)

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The World Is Our Home: Society and Culture in Contemporary Southern Writing By Jeffrey J. Folks (Editor), Nancy Summers Folks (Editor) Cover Image
By Jeffrey J. Folks (Editor), Nancy Summers Folks (Editor)
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" Since the early 1970s southern fiction has been increasingly attentive to social issues, including the continuing struggles for racial justice and gender equality, the loss of a sense of social community, and the decline of a coherent regional identity. The essays in The World Is Our Home focus on writers who have explicitly addressed social and cultural issues in their fiction and drama, including Dorothy Allison, Horton Foote, Ernest J. Gaines, Jill McCorkle, Walker Percy, Lee Smith, William.

About the Author


Jeffrey J. Folks is professor of literature at Doshisha University in Japan.Nancy Summer Folks is a freelance editor with more than 15 years experience working with Southern literature.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780813156071
ISBN-10: 0813156076
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication Date: July 15th, 2014
Pages: 272
Language: English