folk of Southern fiction by Merrill Maguire Skaggs

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Gene Bluestein, The Voice of the Folk: Folklore and American Literary Theory (); Daniel Hoffman, Form and Fable in American Fiction (); Bruce A. Rosenberg, in Interrelations of Literature, ed.

Jean-Pierre Barricelli and Joseph Gibaldi (); Constance Rourke, American Humor: A Study of the National Character (). The s witnessed both the birth of both rock and roll and the creation of Southern literature as we know it. Around the time that Chuck Berry and Elvis Presley put their electric spin on Southern vernacular ballads, a canonical group of white American authors native to rock’s birthplace began to write fiction about the electrification of those ballads, translating into literary form key.

Southern literature (sometimes called the literature of the American South) is defined as American literature about the Southern United States or by writers from this region.

Traditionally, the study of southern literature has emphasized a common Southern history, the significance of family, a sense of community and one's role within it, a sense of justice, the region's dominant religion.

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