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13. Southern Renaissance

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Unit Overview: Bibliography & Resources

Selected Bibliography
Andrews, William (gen. ed.), Minrose C. Gwin, Trudier Harris, and Fred Hobson. The Literature of the American South. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1998.

Bryant, J. A., Jr. Twentieth-Century Southern Literature. Lexington: UP of Kentucky, 1997.

Doyle, Don. Faulkner's County: The Historical Roots of Yoknapatawpha. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2001.

Dumenil, Lynn. The Modern Temper: American Culture and Society in the 1920s. New York: Hill and Wang, 1995.

Franklin, John Hope, and Alfred A. Moss, Jr. From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans. 7th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1997.

Heilbrun, Carolyn G. "On Katherine Anne Porter . . ." American Short Story, Vol. 2. Ed. Calvin Skaggs. New York: Dell, 1989. 296-300.

Hurston, Zora Neale. I Love Myself When I Am Laughing . . . And Then Again When I Am Looking Mean and Impressive. Ed. Alice Walker. Intro. Mary Helen Washington. Old Westbury, NY: The Feminist Press, 1979.

Kaplan, Carla. The Erotics of Talk: Women's Writing and Feminist Paradigms. New York: Oxford UP, 1996.

King, Richard H. A Southern Renaissance: The Cultural Awakening of the American South, 1930-1955. New York: Oxford UP, 1980.

Parrish, Michael E. Anxious Decades: America in Prosperity and Depression, 1920-1941. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1992.

Powell, William S. Dictionary of North Carolina Biography. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1996.

Sundquist, Eric. Faulkner: The House Divided. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1983.

Watt, Stephen, and Gary A. Richardson. American Drama: Colonial to Contemporary. New York: Harcourt Brace, 1995.

Woodward, C. Vann. The Burden of Southern History. 3rd ed. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP, 1993.

Wright, Richard. "How Bigger Was Born." Native Son. Perennial Classics ed. New York: Harper Collins, 1998. 433-62.

Further Resources
Arnett, Paul, and William Arnett, eds. Souls Grown Deep: African American Vernacular Art of the South. Vols. 1 & 2. Atlanta, GA: Tinwood Books [in association with the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, the New York Public Library], 2000.

A Streetcar Named Desire [1951: videorecording]. Charles K. Feldman Group Productions. Burbank, CA: Warner Home Video, 1985. Starring: Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter, Karl Malden. Producer, Charles K. Feldman; screenplay, Tennessee Williams; director, Elia Kazan; music, Alex North.

The Big Sleep [1945/46: videorecording]. Warner Bros.: a Howard Hawks production; Burbank, CA: Warner Home Video, 2000. Based on the novel by Raymond Chandler. Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Martha Vickers, Dorothy Malone. Screen-play, William Faulkner, Leigh Brackett, Jules Furthman. Special features: the documentary The Big Sleep Comparisons 1945/1946 Versions; theatrical trailer. Side A: The 1946 theatrical release version. Side B: The 1945 pre-release version.

The Birth of a Nation [1915: videorecording]. Blackhawk Films. Film Preservation Associates; Chatsworth, CA: Image Entertainment [distributor], 1992. Starring: Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, et al. Director: D. W. Griffith. Includes a 24-minute film, The Making of The Birth of a Nation . . . , by film historians Russell Merritt and David Shepard and a reproduction of the original program from the world's premiere of the film.

Center for the Study of the American South, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 03A Manning Hall, Campus Box 3355, Chapel Hill, NC 27599. Phone: (919) 962-5665; Fax: (919) 962-4433; Email: [email protected] Includes Southern Cultures (a journal), Sounds of the South, and the Southern Oral History Project.

Conwill, Kinshasha, et al. Testimony: Vernacular Art of the African American South. New York: Harry N. Abrams in association with Exhibitions International and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 2001.

Crossroads, Southern Routes: Music of the American South; Wade in the Water, Vol. 3: African American Gospel: The Pioneering Composers; Been in the Storm So Long: Spirituals, Folk Tales and Children's Games; Black Banjo Songsters of North Carolina and Virginia. Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. Smithsonian Folkways Mail Order: Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, Dept. 0607, Washington, DC, 20073-0607.

Delehanty, Randolph. Art in the American South--Works from the Ogden Collection. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP, 1996.

Edge, John T. Southern Belly: The Ultimate Food Lover's Companion to the South. Pen and ink illustrations by folk artist Blair Hobbs. Hill Street Press, 2000.

Inherit the Wind [1960: videorecording]. United Artists; Lomitas Productions, Inc.; produced and directed by Herman Shumlin; presented by Stanley Kramer. Farmington Hills, MI: CBS/FOX Video, 1985. Film dramatization of Scopes evolution trial.

Scottsboro: An American Tragedy [videorecording]. A Social Media Productions, Inc. production. Producers: Daniel Anker and Barak Goodman; writer and director: Barak Goodman; co-director: Daniel Anker. Alexandria, VA: PBS Home Video, 2001.

Their Eyes Were Watching God: Mules and Men, by Zora Neale Hurston, Ruby Dee (Reader). Harper Audio; ISBN: 0694524026; unabridged edition (November 2000). Abridged version: Caedmon Audio Cassette; ISBN: 1559945001 (November 1991).

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