South-watching: Selected Essays

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UNC Press Books, 1983 - 207 pagine
Gerald W. Johnson of North Carolina and Baltimore was one of the most prominent American journalists of the twentieth century and one of the outstanding essayists of any age. The author of some three dozen books of history, biography, and commentary on Am
 

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The Congo Mr Mencken
3
Fourteen Equestrian Statues of Colonel Simmons
9
The Ku Kluxer
15
Saving Souls
22
The Horrible South
29
That Newest of New Souths
43
Greensboro or What You Will
45
Onion Salt
51
Southern ImageBreakers
106
A Reminder to the Critics of the South
115
A Southerner to Southerners
128
Race and Southern Politics
137
A Tilt with Southern Windmills
139
To Live and Die in Dixie
146
After Forty YearsDixi
158
Tar Heel Portraits
167

The Battling South
55
Service in the Cotton Mills
64
Journalism below the Potomac
72
The Function of Criticism at the Present Time
83
Critical Attitudes North and South
85
The South Takes the Offensive
93
Chase of North Carolina
169
Graham of Carolina
181
Billy with the Red Necktie
191
Old Slick
200
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Fred Hobson is Lineberger Professor of the Humanities at the University of
North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is the author, most recently, of Menken: A Life and But Now I See: The White Southern Racial Conversion Narrative.

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