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Author Wilson, Charles Reagan.

Title Flashes of a southern spirit [electronic resource] : meanings of the spirit in the U.S. South / Charles Reagan Wilson.

Imprint Athens : University of Georgia Press, c2011.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xviii, 249 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The invention of southern tradition : the writing and ritualization of southern history, 1880-1930 -- The burden of southern culture -- Saturated southerners : the South's poor whites and southern regional consciousness -- Our land, our country : Faulkner, the South, and the American way of life -- The myth of the biracial South -- Beyond the Sahara of the Bozart : creativity and southern culture -- Flashes of the spirit : creativity and southern religion -- The word and the image : self-taught art, the Bible, the spirit, and southern creativity -- Apocalypse South : McKendree Long and southern evangelicalism -- "Just a little talk with Jesus" : Elvis Presley, religious music, and southern spirituality -- Richard Wright's pagan Spain : a southern Protestant abroad -- A journey to southern religious studies -- Afterword : constructing and experiencing the spirit.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Regionalism -- Southern States.
Group identity -- Southern States.
Spiritual life -- Social aspects -- Southern States.
Spirituality -- Social aspects -- Southern States.
Southern States -- Civilization.
Southern States -- Religious life and customs.
Southern States -- Religion -- Social aspects.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780820338293 (hardcover : alk. paper)
082033829X (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780820338309 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0820338303 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780820339566 (e-book)

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