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, who was one of the number, moved that I be made secretary of that division, and the motion was unanimously adopted.
Wells (English, Allegheny College) doesn't deal with popular culture or fast food chains but rather with writers such as Joel Chandler Harris, Thomas Nelson Page
, Henry W.
Lowe's contribution examines postbellum reunion narratives by Thomas Nelson Page
and Charles Chesnutt, and John Shelton Reed focuses on the South's "midlife crisis" as the region forges an identity that reconciles past problems with contemporary realities.
It implies that the South was still standing in its duel with the North--an idea that strikingly informs Grace King's comments regarding Page's work: It is hard to explain in simple terms what Thomas Nelson Page
meant to us in the South at that time.
With this "first law of community," Scott Romine begins his study of the ways that five selected texts--Augustus Baldwin Longstreet's Georgia Scenes, John Pendleton Kennedy's Swallow Barn, Thomas Nelson Page
's In Ole Virginia, William Alexander Percy's Lanterns on the Levee, and William Faulkner's Light in August--construct what he calls "the paternalistic or hegemonic community" (21).
His "The Goophered Grapevine," the first work by a black accepted by The Atlantic Monthly (August 1887), was so subtle in its refutation of the romantic view of plantation life fostered by such writers as Thomas Nelson Page
that most readers missed the irony.
Wilkins Freeman; The Aspern Papers, a novelette by Henry James; and In Old Virginia by Thomas Nelson Page
, a native Virginian who recaptured gracefully if sentimentally the romantic aspects of the old South in stories and sketches.
This was followed by a number of short stories and serials of Southern life by Cable, Joel Chandler Harris, Thomas Nelson Page
, James Lane Allen, and others.
In Thomas Nelson Page
's Red Rock (1898), the hero is a Klan leader.
They published Thomas Nelson Page
's literary sketch, "Marse Chan."
A few years ago, however, Walter Benn Michaels startled many of his peers in American Studies by suggesting that we might profitably read Thomas Nelson Page
's forgotten Southern Reconstruction novel, Red Rock: A Chronicle of Reconstruction (1898), through the lens of postcolonial theory.