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Examines the emergence of the planter-aristocrat over the yeoman as the dominant cultural icon in the newly settled states of the Old Southwest (Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Arkansas) during the first half of the nineteenth century. He relates this region's shift in cultural ideals, as reflected in its literature, both to the coming of the Civil War and to the failure of the postbellum South to reintegrate itself fully into the nation.' Cloth binding, 183 pages including Bibliography and Index. Publisher: Louisiana State University Press, 1993. First Printing. Hardcover. ISBN 080711829X.
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Ritchie Devon Watson, Jr., is professor of English at Randolph-Macon College, in Ashland, Virginia. He is the author of The Cavalier in Virginia Fiction.
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