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Where the Southern cross the Yellow Dog [electronic resource] : on writers and writing / Louis D. Rubin, Jr.

By: Rubin, Louis D., Jr. (Louis Decimus), 1923-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2005Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 144 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0826216080 (alk. paper); 9780826216083 (alk. paper); 0826265049 (electronic bk.); 9780826265043 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Authorship | American literature -- Southern States -- History and criticism | American literature -- History and criticism | English literature -- History and criticism | Southern States -- Intellectual life | Southern States -- In literature | Electronic books | LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General | Literatur | USA -- S�udstaatenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Where the Southern cross the Yellow Dog.DDC classification: 810.9/975 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The ordeal of unconstant moose -- On the literary uses of memory -- Where the Southern cross the Yellow dog : a time, a place, a painting -- Thoughts on fictional places -- Questions of intent : some thoughts on author-ship -- Bloom's leap : or, how firm a foundation -- What are all those writers doing on campus? -- The progress of poetry : or, a funny thing happened on the way to the bookstore -- Slugging it out with dempsey and others -- Polemical coda : our absolutely deplorable literary situation, and some thoughts on how to fix it good.
Summary: "Examines the problems facing the American literary scene, including creative writing programs, sports writing, Southern literature, publishing, and poetry, with references to William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, James Joyce, Thomas Wolfe, Mark Twain, Joyce Carol Oates, T.S. Eliot, William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Herman Melville, and Ernest Hemingway"--Provided by publisher.
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Includes index.

The ordeal of unconstant moose -- On the literary uses of memory -- Where the Southern cross the Yellow dog : a time, a place, a painting -- Thoughts on fictional places -- Questions of intent : some thoughts on author-ship -- Bloom's leap : or, how firm a foundation -- What are all those writers doing on campus? -- The progress of poetry : or, a funny thing happened on the way to the bookstore -- Slugging it out with dempsey and others -- Polemical coda : our absolutely deplorable literary situation, and some thoughts on how to fix it good.

"Examines the problems facing the American literary scene, including creative writing programs, sports writing, Southern literature, publishing, and poetry, with references to William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, James Joyce, Thomas Wolfe, Mark Twain, Joyce Carol Oates, T.S. Eliot, William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Herman Melville, and Ernest Hemingway"--Provided by publisher.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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