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Inhabiting Contemporary Southern and Appalachian Literature
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Inhabiting Contemporary Southern and Appalachian Literature: Region and Place in the Twenty-First Century

Casey Clabough

Abstract

This book poses fundamental and timely existential questions stemming from the query, how might one articulate the aspects of one's formative place particularly when one is struck with the task of conveying it in and/or against an impersonal global society? Considering the idea of place, Albert Einstein noted that because "its relations with psychological experience is less direct, there exists a far-reaching uncertainty of interpretation." Identifying, through a number of contemporary literary considerations, some of the intricate elements which lie behind the "less direct" constitutes the pr ... More

Keywords: Place, Global society, Contemporary Literature

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780813041735
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813041735.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Casey Clabough, author