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Conclusion

Joan E Cashin

in A Family Venture: Men and Women on the Southern Frontier

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195053449
eISBN:
9780199853861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195053449.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The migration of planters' sons towards the Southwest has been one kind of dream derived from the aspiration to overcome the success of ancestors and elders, but with the transition of those who fled ... More


Exploding Wests

James Belich

in Replenishing the Earth: The Settler Revolution and the Rise of the Angloworld

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199297276
eISBN:
9780191700842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297276.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

After the 1780s, the settlement of the people of the Anglo West continued with increasing momentum. Embryonic settler Australia grew from 1,000 to 12,000 people in 1790–1810. The population of the ... More


Anancy’s Web/Sut’s Stratagems: Humor, Race, and Trickery in Jamaica and the Old Southwest

John Lowe

in Southern Frontier Humor: New Approaches

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037689
eISBN:
9781621039389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037689.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines the transnational intersections between the Anancy trickster of Jamaica and his counterpart in southern frontier humor. It shows how the trickster, featured in the Anancy ... More


Introduction

Joan E. Cashin

in A Family Venture: Men and Women on the Southern Frontier

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195053449
eISBN:
9780199853861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195053449.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Migration is defined by the transition of people from one specific geographical area to another. Within the process of this transfer from border to border, a lot of changes is to be undergone in all ... More


The Ties of Nature: The Planter Family in the Seaboard

Joan E Cashin

in A Family Venture: Men and Women on the Southern Frontier

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195053449
eISBN:
9780199853861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195053449.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The life of Samuel Townes of South Carolina, born in 1806 near the village of Greenville is the opening story in this book, vividly describing the life in this part of the west, the kind of culture, ... More


“I wa’ n’t bawn in de mash to be fool’ by trash!”: Mark Twain’s “A True Story” and the Culmination of Southern Frontier Humor

Tracy Wuster

in Southern Frontier Humor: New Approaches

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037689
eISBN:
9781621039389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037689.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines the argument that Mark Twain represents the apogee of the antebellum southern frontier humor genre by analyzing “A True Story, Repeated Word for Word as I Heard It” (1874), one ... More


Reading and Investing in De Bow’s Ideas

John F. Kvach

in De Bow's Review: The Antebellum Vision of a New South

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813144207
eISBN:
9780813144481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144207.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

De Bow’s Review attracted southerners with similar feelings about regional social and economic development. This chapter re-creates a sizable cohort of Review readers who subscribed to De Bow’s ... More


Southern Frontier Humor: New Approaches

Ed Piacentino (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037689
eISBN:
9781621039389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037689.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Since its inception in the early 1830s, southern frontier humor (also known as the humor of the Old Southwest) has had enduring appeal. The onset of the new millennium precipitated an impressive ... More


Henry Junius Nott and the Roots of Southern Frontier Humor

Ed Piacentino

in Southern Frontier Humor: New Approaches

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037689
eISBN:
9781621039389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037689.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines Henry Junius Nott’s little-known work, Novelettes of a Traveller; or, Odds and Ends from the Knapsack of Thomas Singularity (1834), with reference to the longest of the ... More


Red Laughter: Humor in Faulkner’s Native Narratives

John Wharton Lowe

in Faulkner and the Native South

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496818096
eISBN:
9781496818133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818096.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Faulkner’s portraits of Native Americans have been hotly debated, and it is true his lack of deep knowledge of Mississippi’s Native culture forced him to invent rather generously. To his credit, ... More


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