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The Past Is Not Dead: Essays from the Southern Quarterly

Douglas B. Chambers and Kenneth Watson


This is a collection of twenty-one literary and historical chapters marking the 50th anniversary of the Southern Quarterly, one of the oldest scholarly journals (founded in 1962) dedicated to southern studies. This book features the best of the work published in the journal. Chapters represent every decade of the journal’s history, from the 1960s to the 2000s. Topics covered range from historical chapters on the French and Indian War, the New Deal, and Emmett Till’s influence on the Black Panther Party to literary figures including William Faulkner, Robert Penn Warren, Richard Wright, Eurdora ... More

Keywords: Southern Quarterly, southern studies, Personal Souths, New Deal, Emmett Till, Black Panther Party, Natchez Trace, Yazoo Basin, Choctaw Indians, Mississippi blues

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9781617033032
Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781617033032.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Douglas B. Chambers, editor

Kenneth Watson, author

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