Entitled to the Pedestal : Place, Race, and Progress in White Southern Women's Writing, 1920-1945
Nghana Lewis offers a close reading of the works and private correspondences, essays, and lectures of five southern white women writers: Julia Peterkin, Gwen Bristow, Caroline Gordon, Willa Cather, and Lillian Smith. At the core of this work is a sophisticated reexamination of the myth of southern white womanhood.
- Electronic book text | 225 pages
- 14 May 2014
- University of Iowa Press
- Iowa City, United States