✓ Dirt and Desire: Reconstructing Southern Women's Writing, 1930-1990 || ✓ PDF Read by ↠ Patricia Yaeger


  • Title: Dirt and Desire: Reconstructing Southern Women's Writing, 1930-1990
  • Author: Patricia Yaeger
  • ISBN: 9780226944913
  • Page: 225
  • Format: Paperback

  • The story of southern writing the Dixie Limited, if you will runs along an iron path an official narrative of a literature about community, about place and the past, about miscegenation, white patriarchy, and the epic of race Patricia Yaeger dynamites the rails, providing an entirely new set of categories through which to understand southern literature and culture.For YaThe story of southern writing the Dixie Limited, if you will runs along an iron path an official narrative of a literature about community, about place and the past, about miscegenation, white patriarchy, and the epic of race Patricia Yaeger dynamites the rails, providing an entirely new set of categories through which to understand southern literature and culture.For Yaeger, works by black and white southern women writers reveal a shared obsession with monstrosity and the grotesque and with the strange zones of contact between black and white, such as the daily trauma of underpaid labor and the workings of racial and gender politics in the unnoticed yet all too familiar everyday Yaeger also excavates a southern fascination with dirt who owns it, who cleans it, and whose bodies are buried in it.Yaeger s brilliant, theoretically informed readings of Zora Neale Hurston, Harper Lee, Carson McCullers, Toni Morrison, Flannery O Connor, Alice Walker, and Eudora Welty among many others explode the mystifications of southern literary tradition and forge a new path for southern studies.The book won the Barbara Perkins and George Perkins Award given by the Society for the Study of Narrative Literature.
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    Commentaires:

    Michael Fischer
    Along with Michael Kreyling's "Inventing Southern Literature," this is one of the most provocative and original critical studies of Southern Literature to date. It's refreshing to see narrowly-casted myths of the Southern writer--(i.e. Agrarian, Southern Renaissance-affiliated/influenced, white, bourbon-soaked males writing and responding to "intellectual" history(ies) of the South, etc.)--exploded and redefined to include writers who've been historically excluded or misread. As Yaeger argues th [...]

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