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Author Rieger, Christopher

Title Clear-cutting Eden : ecology and the pastoral in Southern literature / Christopher Rieger

Publ Info Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, [2009]
 RWU Main Library  PS261 .R45 2009    AVAILABLE
 URI  PS261 R45 2009    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 202 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [189]-197) and index
Contents Introduction: Changes in the air and on the ground : nature, the Great Depression, and southern pastoral -- Depleted land, depleted lives : Erskine Caldwell's antipastoral -- Cross creek culture : Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings's wilderness pastoral -- Connecting inner and outer nature : Zora Neale Hurston's personal pastoral -- The postpastoral of William Faulkner's Go down, Moses -- Conclusion: Ecopastoral and the past, present, and future of Southern literature
LC subject American fiction -- Southern States -- History and criticism
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Literature and society -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century
Human ecology in literature
Nature in literature
Pastoral fiction, American -- History and criticism
Caldwell, Erskine, 1903-1987 -- Criticism and interpretation
Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan, 1896-1953 -- Criticism and interpretation
Hurston, Zora Neale -- Criticism and interpretation
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 -- Criticism and interpretation
ISBN 9780817316419 (cloth : alk. paper)
0817316418 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780817381240 (electronic)
0817381244 (electronic)