A Certain Slant of Light: Regionalism and the Form of Southern and Midwestern Fiction

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In A Certain Slant of Light, David Marion Holman examines two prolific regional American literatures - those of the South and the Midwest - from about 1832 to 1925. By focusing on the role history played in the imaginations of selected writers of that period, he seeks to answer a perennial question: What is "midwestern" about midwestern literature, and what is "southern" about southern literature? At least until 1910, Holman says, the fiction of the two regions was characterized by two very different modes - romance in the ...

A Certain Slant of Light: Regionalism and the Form of Southern and Midwestern Fiction 1995, Lsu Press, Baton Rouge

ISBN-13: 9780807118702

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