A New Reader of the Old South (Hardcover)

Major Stories, Tales, Slave Narratives, Diaries, Travelogues, Poetry and Songs, 1820-1920

By Ben Forkner (Editor), Patrick Samway (Editor)

Peachtree Publishers, 9781561450190, 644pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 1991

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (10/1/1991)

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Forkner and Samway have selected from the most original and lasting works of nineteenth-century Southern writing (1820-1920) to reflect the full range of the Southern experience. The thorough introduction illuminates the individual pieces, providing insight into the culture of the Old South, from which rose a new generation of prominent, American writers.