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Poverty & Porches: Controversial Mississippi

Thadious M. Davis

in Southscapes: Geographies of Race, Region, and Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835210
eISBN:
9781469602554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869321_davis.5
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter is divided into two parts. It revisits the social conditions that affected the lives and shaped the public sphere of many black Mississippians. It cites the works of Mira Nair, such as ... More


Introduction

Jean W. Cash

in Larry Brown: A Writer's Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604739800
eISBN:
9781604739862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604739800.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book focuses on Larry Brown, a Mississippi writer who loved the world he grew up in and never really left it. In appearance and manner, Brown seemed a typical inhabitant of the area. Rugged, ... More


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