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The Resource The oral character of American southern literature : explaining the distinctiveness of regional texts, Clay Morton ; with a preface by Hubert H. McAlexander

The oral character of American southern literature : explaining the distinctiveness of regional texts, Clay Morton ; with a preface by Hubert H. McAlexander

Label
The oral character of American southern literature : explaining the distinctiveness of regional texts
Title
The oral character of American southern literature
Title remainder
explaining the distinctiveness of regional texts
Statement of responsibility
Clay Morton ; with a preface by Hubert H. McAlexander
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The literary distinctiveness of the American South has been the subject of much scholarly discussion. Although oratory and folklore are often cited as influences on the unique character of Southern literature, no scholar in the field has yet explored orality as a possibly deterministic factor in the shaping of the region's literary and cultural identity. This study makes use of the extensive research available on the differences in kind between oral and literate thought and expression in order to argue that practically every distinguishing feature of Southern literature may be traced to the re
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morton, Clay
Dewey number
810.9/975
Index
index present
LC call number
PS261
LC item number
.M675 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • Oral tradition in literature
  • Regionalism in literature
  • Southern States
  • Southern States
  • Southern States
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • American literature
  • Civilization
  • Intellectual life
  • Literature
  • Oral tradition in literature
  • Regionalism in literature
  • Southern States
Label
The oral character of American southern literature : explaining the distinctiveness of regional texts, Clay Morton ; with a preface by Hubert H. McAlexander
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-192) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The oral character of southern culture -- Toward a poetics of southern orality -- Orality and southern narrative : pattern and structure -- Southern epistemology and the psychodynamics of orality
Control code
760297564
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (iv, 200 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780773421141
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)760297564
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The oral character of American southern literature : explaining the distinctiveness of regional texts, Clay Morton ; with a preface by Hubert H. McAlexander
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-192) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The oral character of southern culture -- Toward a poetics of southern orality -- Orality and southern narrative : pattern and structure -- Southern epistemology and the psychodynamics of orality
Control code
760297564
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (iv, 200 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780773421141
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)760297564
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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