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Cataloging Southern Culture at Home and Abroad

Cataloging Southern Culture at Home and Abroad Cataloging Southern Culture at Home and Abroad by Angie Maxwell Transatlantic Exchanges: The American South in Europe ­ Europe in the American South. Ed. Richard Gray and Waldemar Zacharasiewicz. Vienna: Austrian Academy of Science P, 2007. 599 pp. 65,00 paper. The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture: Volume 9: Literature. Ed. M. Thomas Inge and Charles Reagan Wilson (series editor). Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2008. xx + 511 pp. $45.00 cloth, $24.95 paper. The two collections under review here attempt to reframe and classify southern culture -- especially southern literature -- within the modern critical categories of race, gender, transnationalism, psychology, and so forth. While Inge and Wilson's literature volume of the New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture redefines the fundamental themes and authors at the center of southern letters, Gray and Zacharasiewicz's Transatlantic Exchanges breaks new ground by surveying the mutually constructive relationships of European and southern cultures. As a larger project, Inge and Wilson's extended and significantly revised multi-volume encyclopedia -- the original one-volume Encyclopedia of Southern Culture was published in 1989 -- does much more than simply catalog all things southern. Each volume benefits from various critical and scholarly commentaries that map their respective http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Southern Literary Journal University of North Carolina Press

Cataloging Southern Culture at Home and Abroad

The Southern Literary Journal , Volume 42 (2) – Jul 4, 2010

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Cataloging Southern Culture at Home and Abroad by Angie Maxwell Transatlantic Exchanges: The American South in Europe ­ Europe in the American South. Ed. Richard Gray and Waldemar Zacharasiewicz. Vienna: Austrian Academy of Science P, 2007. 599 pp. 65,00 paper. The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture: Volume 9: Literature. Ed. M. Thomas Inge and Charles Reagan Wilson (series editor). Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2008. xx + 511 pp. $45.00 cloth, $24.95 paper. The two collections under review here attempt to reframe and classify southern culture -- especially southern literature -- within the modern critical categories of race, gender, transnationalism, psychology, and so forth. While Inge and Wilson's literature volume of the New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture redefines the fundamental themes and authors at the center of southern letters, Gray and Zacharasiewicz's Transatlantic Exchanges breaks new ground by surveying the mutually constructive relationships of European and southern cultures. As a larger project, Inge and Wilson's extended and significantly revised multi-volume encyclopedia -- the original one-volume Encyclopedia of Southern Culture was published in 1989 -- does much more than simply catalog all things southern. Each volume benefits from various critical and scholarly commentaries that map their respective

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Published: Jul 4, 2010

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