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13. Southern Renaissance

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Southern Renaissance

"My subject in fiction," Flannery O'Connor tells us, "is the action of grace in the territory held largely by the devil." One might do well to ask what, if not the devil, haunts the American South in this era between the wars. This program uncovers the revisioning of Southern myths during the modernist era by writers William Faulkner and Zora Neale Hurston.

Authors Covered
This section of the Instructor Guide contains biographical information on 10 authors, and includes hyperlinks to related Archive materials.

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