Allegory and the Modern Southern Novel

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Mercer University Press, 1994 - 149 pages
Explores how Southern writers have depicted their characters fraught with an awareness of human frailty and burdened with guilt showing the basis of that depiction in Christian imagery and Old Testament views about God and humanity, which are far from the American myth of opulence and innocence. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

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About the author (1994)

Jan Whitt is an associate professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and the author of Allegory and the Modern Southern Novel.

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