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Christian Witness in the Public Sphere:: Some Lessons and Residual Challenges from the Recent Political History of Ghana

Kwame Bediako

in The Changing Face of Christianity: Africa, the West, and the World

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195177282
eISBN:
9780199835812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195177282.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter describes the role of Christian churches, leaders and ideas in the democratization of Africa, with a focus on Ghana. The author argues first that African Christianity needs to be ... More


Main Fleet to Okinawa

Arthur J. Marder

in Old Friends New Enemies: Volume 2: The Pacific War 1942-1945

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201502
eISBN:
9780191674907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201502.003.0014
Subject:
History, Military History

The first section of this chapter describes Admiral Sir Bernard Rawlings, Commander of the British Pacific Fleet; Admiral Sir Philip Vian; the composition of the British Pacific Fleet; the enhanced ... More


Sunset Over Fujiyama

Arthur J. Marder

in Old Friends New Enemies: Volume 2: The Pacific War 1942-1945

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201502
eISBN:
9780191674907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201502.003.0017
Subject:
History, Military History

The first section of this chapter describes the final phase of the British Pacific Fleet assault on Japan. It discusses the air strikes against an undefended Japan, the difficulties of refuelling at ... More


The Remarkable Kinship of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Ellen Glasgow

Ashley Andrews Lear

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056968
eISBN:
9780813053769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056968.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

During the last year of her life, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings took on the arduous task of collecting materials toward a biography she intended to write on her deceased friend, Ellen Glasgow. The two ... More


Crossing the Creek: The Literary Friendship of Zora Neale Hurston and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Anna Lillios

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813038094
eISBN:
9780813041551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038094.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book tells the story of the relationship of Zora Neale Hurston and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, one of the twentieth century's most intriguing and complicated literary friendships. The two writers ... More


Afterword: “Beyond Defeat”

Ashley Andrews Lear

in The Remarkable Kinship of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Ellen Glasgow

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056968
eISBN:
9780813053769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056968.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The afterword is an overview of the unique and supportive friendship between Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Ellen Glasgow. When Rawlings befriended Glasgow, she found inspiration in their paralleled ... More


The Sheltered Life

Ashley Andrews Lear

in The Remarkable Kinship of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Ellen Glasgow

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056968
eISBN:
9780813053769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056968.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

“The Sheltered Life” looks at Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Ellen Glasgow’s attempts to sustain romantic attachments while maintaining their success as writers. Rawlings spent much of her time in ... More


Introduction

Anna Lillios

in Crossing the Creek: The Literary Friendship of Zora Neale Hurston and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813038094
eISBN:
9780813041551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038094.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The purpose of this Introduction is to establish the personal and literary nature of Hurston's and Rawlings's friendship. The introduction begins with an interview with Donald Wilson, who attended ... More


“Friendship is a mysterious and ocean-bottom thing”: The Hurston-Rawlings Friendship

Anna Lillios

in Crossing the Creek: The Literary Friendship of Zora Neale Hurston and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813038094
eISBN:
9780813041551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038094.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter focuses on all known encounters and communication between Hurston and Rawlings from when they met in 1942 until the latter's death in 1953. It deals with the ambiguity of when and where ... More


Looking Back: Hurston's Dust Tracks on a Road and Rawling's Cross Creek

Anna Lillios

in Crossing the Creek: The Literary Friendship of Zora Neale Hurston and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813038094
eISBN:
9780813041551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038094.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

After Hurston and Rawlings succeeded in channelling the communal voices of Eatonville and Cross Creek into narratives, they had great difficulty in switching genres from novels to their ... More


The Road Ahead: Hurston's and Rawlings's Last Works

Anna Lillios

in Crossing the Creek: The Literary Friendship of Zora Neale Hurston and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813038094
eISBN:
9780813041551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038094.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In the 1940s, both Hurston and Rawlings sought to construct their selves in different terms based on new “images of their own creation.” Hurston struggled to find a vehicle with which to express ... More


Into the Twenty-First Century

Glenn C. Altschuler and Isaac Kramnick

in Cornell: A History, 1940-2015

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801444258
eISBN:
9780801471896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801444258.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter examines changes at Cornell University as it headed toward the twenty-first century. At the end of the twentieth century, academics and administrators engaged in a serious and ... More


A Letter and a Dream

Ashley Andrews Lear

in The Remarkable Kinship of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Ellen Glasgow

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056968
eISBN:
9780813053769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056968.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

“A Letter and a Dream” examines the letters exchanged between Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Ellen Glasgow during their lives, as well as correspondences written by the two authors about one another to ... More


A Certain Measure of Achievement

Ashley Andrews Lear

in The Remarkable Kinship of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Ellen Glasgow

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056968
eISBN:
9780813053769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056968.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

“A Certain Measure of Achievement” looks at the many book reviews and clippings on Ellen Glasgow’s major works collected by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings when working on her biography and compares them ... More


Blood of My Blood

Ashley Andrews Lear

in The Remarkable Kinship of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Ellen Glasgow

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056968
eISBN:
9780813053769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056968.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In her posthumously published, fictionalized memoir, Blood of My Blood, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings provides a scathing account of her relationship with her mother, along with the details of her ... More


Women Who Will—Do

Ashley Andrews Lear

in The Remarkable Kinship of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Ellen Glasgow

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056968
eISBN:
9780813053769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056968.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

“Women Who Will—Do” catalogues the nonfiction writings by Ellen Glasgow and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings that detail their shared interest in social activism. Many of these writings were included in the ... More


In Search of Truth, Not Sensation

Ashley Andrews Lear

in The Remarkable Kinship of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Ellen Glasgow

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056968
eISBN:
9780813053769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056968.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

“In Search of Truth, Not Sensation” examines the critical reception both Ellen Glasgow and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings encountered and explores how they each dealt with critical reception, namely being ... More


“A Woman of To-Morrow”

Ashley Andrews Lear

in The Remarkable Kinship of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Ellen Glasgow

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056968
eISBN:
9780813053769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056968.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 7 builds upon the activism of Ellen Glasgow and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings to critique their oftentimes conflicting views of race, class, and gender through their literature, nonfiction ... More


Introduction: Friendship and Sympathy

Ashley Andrews Lear

in The Remarkable Kinship of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Ellen Glasgow

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056968
eISBN:
9780813053769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056968.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This introduction describes the start of the correspondence and friendship between two remarkable women writers, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Ellen Glasgow, as well as some of the historical context ... More


Beyond the Hills, 1935–1940

Carol Boggess

in James Still: A Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174181
eISBN:
9780813174815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174181.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By 1935, Still had established a place for himself in Knott County, Kentucky. This chapter tells of his travels beyond the county to attend writers workshops in North Carolina (Blowing Rock), Vermont ... More


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