Chapter 4. Region and Race: National Identity and the Southern Past

  1. Charles L. Crow
  1. Lori Robison

Published Online: 10 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999080.ch5

A Companion to the Regional Literatures of America

A Companion to the Regional Literatures of America

How to Cite

Robison, L. (2003) Region and Race: National Identity and the Southern Past, in A Companion to the Regional Literatures of America (ed C. L. Crow), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470999080.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631226314

Online ISBN: 9780470999080

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Keywords:

  • american national identity;
  • region;
  • race;
  • regional culture;
  • american south

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Nation-building and the South

  • Reconstruction and the Rise of Regional Writing

  • “Our Contemporary Ancestors”

  • Constructing a (White) Nation

  • Present Uses of the Southern Past