Hardcover, Athens, Georgia: University of Georgia Press, 1985. First Edition; First Printing. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket.
Sound binding and hinges. Clean, bright pages. Previous owner's name on ffep. Cloth over boards has light edge rubbing. DJ has overall light shelf wear. ; Explores the impact of the South's ambiguous ultural terrain in forming the literary worlds of Welty, McCullers, and O'Connor. Contents: Preface and Introduction. The blight of Southern womanhood. Growing up in the modern South. The enchanted maternal gardens of Delta Wedding. Venturesome daughters. Tomboys and revolting femininity. Good country people. O'Connor's sacred landscapes. Place, freedom, and feminine identity. Notes, bibliography, index. ; 9.25" tall; 217 pages.
ISBN: 0820307467 Item #3680064