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Southern bound a Gulf coast journalist on books, writers, and literary pilgrimages of the heart

John S. Sledge (John Sturdivant), 1957-

2013

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  • Title:
    Southern bound a Gulf coast journalist on books, writers, and literary pilgrimages of the heart
  • Author: John S. Sledge (John Sturdivant), 1957-
  • Description: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction: For the Love of Books; The South; Essence of the South Remains Hard to Define; Slaves in the Family; Ball's Book Strikes Personal Chord with Historian; Rivers of History; Bumper Crop of Poems Celebrates Life on the Land; Faulkner's ""Blood and Thunder"" Novel Endures; Oprah Makes Brave, Bold Choice with Faulkner; Liuzzo Biographer Brings a Sense of Justice to Topic; South Carolina's Charms Preserved in Encyclopedia; Young Woman's Diaries Basis of Wonderful Book
    Painter Mary Whyte Shows Keen Eye for Laborers in Working South The Civil War; Slaves' Memories Offer Harrowing Accounts of War; LSU Press Revives Story of Army of Tennessee; Lee's True Legacy beyond Latest Biographer; Pelham's Valor Shines in Maxwell's Perfect Lion; Eye of the Storm: Union Soldier's Illustrated Memoir Confirms Civil War Was Tragedy for All; Co. Aytch a Direct Link to Army in Gray; Chance Discovery Reveals Details of Mobile Campaign; Chaffin Cuts Through to Clear View of Hunley; Poetry Collection from out of the Blue and Gray; Rosen Invigorates Civil War Setting
    The Gulf Coast Renaissance Year in Greece Yields Book for Native Mobilian; Our Voice of Reason; Author Finds Inspiration in Writer Eugene Walter; Store Specializes in Antique Volumes; Hollon's The God File Deserves National Attention; Black Belt Chronicles Richly Deserve Recognition; Mobile Native Knight a Fast-Rising Literary Star; Breech a Violent, Dark Tale from Franklin; Scully's In the Hope of Rising Again a Gem; Chicken Dreaming Corn: Family Tales Spur Captivating Novel of Mobile; Emotional Exploration of a Deplorable Event; Groom Takes Big Step with Vicksburg; Architecture
    How Did Our Gardens Grow? Famously, It Seems Mississippi's Victorian Treasures Get Their Due; Alabama's Architecture Gets Some Overdue Respect; William Faulkner and the Tangible Past: The Architecture of Yoknapatawpha; Matrana Shows Pride and Ruin of Plantations; Historian Upends Ideas on American Architecture; Scholar-Town Houses Have Many Tales to Tell; Legacy Presents a Detailed Look at Rayfield's Work; Fallingwater Study Cuts Myths, Affirms Merits; The Architect of America; New Orleans Takes Shape in an Architect's Memoir; Literary Pilgrimages; Stumbling on a Fossil of a Southern Dinosaur
    McMurtry's Hometown a Paradise for Collectors Drama of Story Comes Alive in Monroeville; A Night in the Library; Finding Cahaba: New Book Rekindles Fascination with Alabama's First Capital; Looking Past Midnight; A Literary Ramble through Old New Orleans; Oxford, Mississippi: A Literary Profile; A Small City of Literary Giants: Greenville, Mississippi; Visit to Library Is a Return to Childhood; Images from the Literary Side of Paris, with a Personal Touch; Walter-Inspired Dream an Affirmation of Creativity; Classics and Old Favorites Revisited
    A Tale Worthy of the Centuries: Looking into Chapman's Iliad
    A collection of extraordinary columns on all things literary from an accomplished Southern critic, historian, and preservationist.
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Publisher: Columbia : University of South Carolina Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (303 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-299-24110-7;ISBN 1-61117-236-5
  • Subjects: Books and reading -- Southern States; Books -- Reviews; Southern States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century; Southern States -- Intellectual life -- 21st century; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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