Willa Cather's southern connections : new essays on Cather and the South /

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Corporate Author: Willa Cather International Seminar
Other Authors: Romines, Ann, 1942-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Charlottesville : University Press of Virginia, 2000.
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Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction / Ann Romines
  • Part 1. Prologue
  • Willa Cather and the Question of Sympathy: An Unofficial Story / Judith Fetterley
  • Part 2. Cather's Problematic Southern Novel: New Views of Sapphira and the Slave Girl
  • "Dock Burs in Yo' Pants": Reading Cather through Sapphira and the Slave Girl / Joseph R. Urgo
  • Political Silence and Hist'ry in Sapphira and the Slave Girl / Tomas Pollard
  • No Place like Home: Reading Sapphira and the Slave Girl against the Great Depression / Shelley Newman
  • Whites Playing in the Dark: Southern Conversation in Willa Cather's Sapphira and the Slave Girl / Roseanne V. Camacho
  • "A Kind of Family Feeling about Nancy": Race and the Hidden Threat of Incest in Sapphira and the Slave Girl / Mako Yoshikawa
  • "The Dangerous Journey": Toni Morrison's Reading of Sapphira and the Slave Girl / Marilyn Mobley McKenzie
  • Race, Labor, and Domesticity in Cather's Sapphira and the Slave Girl / Gayle Wald
  • Part 3. Cather Texts in Southern Contexts
  • "The Pull of Race and Blood and Kindred": Willa Cather's Southern Inheritance / Lisa Marcus
  • "A Race without Consonants": My Mortal Enemy as Reconstruction Narrative / Robert K. Miller
  • Henry Colbert, Gentleman: Bound by the Code / Mary R. Ryder
  • White Dirt: The Surreal Racial Landscapes of Willa Cather's South / Patricia Yaeger
  • Part 4. Cather and (Other) Southern Writers
  • The Interlocking Works of Willa Cather and Ellen Glasgow / Merrill Maguire Skaggs
  • "Aeneas at Washington" and The Professor's House: Cather and the Southern Agrarians / Elsa Nettels
  • O'Connor's Vision and Cather's Fiction / John J. Murphy
  • Playing in the Mother Country: Cather, Morrison, and the Return to Virginia / Janis P. Stout
  • Part 5. Epilogue: Leaving the South?
  • Dressing for the Part: [What's] The Matter with Clothes / Cynthia Griffin Wolff
  • Works Cited
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Index

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