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The Trouble with “Innerleckchuls”: Flannery O’Connor, Anti-Intellectualism, and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop

Jordan Cofer

in Reconsidering Flannery O'Connor

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496831798
eISBN:
9781496831842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831798.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In dialogue with Eric Bennett and Mark McGurl’s work on the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, as well as Tara Powell’s work on archetypes, Jordan Cofer uses new information from the Emory Archive and The ... More


Clinton and College

James K. Libbey

in Alben Barkley: A Life in Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167138
eISBN:
9780813167831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167138.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Barkley family moved from Lowes to Clinton after declining prices for tobacco forced the father to shift to wheat cultivation. Poverty led Barkley and his father to work tenant farms and join ... More


Country People: Depictions of Farm Women in Flannery O’Connor’s Short Fiction

Monica Carol Miller

in Reconsidering Flannery O'Connor

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496831798
eISBN:
9781496831842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831798.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Monica Miller recuperates O’Connor’s female farmers and mothers, women whose labor keeps their dependents financially stable but whose complaints and unhappiness often invite censure from other ... More


Beyond the New Deal? Egalitarian Dreams and Communist Schemes

Robert Cohen

in When the Old Left Was Young: Student Radicals and America's First Mass Student Movement, 1929-1941

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195060997
eISBN:
9780197561072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195060997.003.0012
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The student movement came to President Roosevelt’s doorstep on February 20, 1937, when some 3000 young demonstrators marched on the White House. The protesters, representing student and youth ... More


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