Apocalypse South: Judgment, Cataclysm, and Resistance in the Regional Imaginary
Creators:Hoefer, Anthony Dyer, 1978-
Subjects (LCSH):Apocalyptic literature -- History and criticism
Apocalypse in literature
American literature -- Southern States -- History and criticism
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 -- Criticism and interpretation
Wright, Richard, 1908-1960 -- Criticism and interpretation
Kenan, Randall -- Criticism and interpretation
Allison, Dorothy -- Criticism and interpretation
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Publisher:The Ohio State University Press
Series/Report no.:Literature, religion, and postsecular studies
Tracing the apocalyptic imaginary -- Southern Jeremiad, American Jeremiad : region, nation, and apocalypse in Faulkner's Light in August -- "Tearing down the temple" : prophetic time and Richard Wright's eschatology of resistance -- "Some say ain't no earthly explanation" : excavating the apocalyptic landscape of Randall Kenan's Tims creek -- "An't it time the Lord did something?" : vindication and the practices of place in Bastard out of Carolina -- Epilogue : Apocalypse south, redux : searching for meaning after the flood.
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