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  Volume 41, Number 1, Fall 2008

Table of Contents

From: The Southern Literary Journal

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“The Progress of the Heat Within”: The West Indies, Yellow Fever, and Citizenship in William Wells Brown’s Clotel

pp. 1-19

A History of Forgetting, and the “Awful Problem” of “Race”: A New Historical Note

pp. 20-31

Southern White Women’s Autobiographies: Social Equality and Social Change

pp. 32-51

Tension and Transcendence: “The Jew” in the Fiction of Carson McCullers

pp. 52-72

Charles Chesnutt’s Dilemma: Professional Ethics, Social Justice, and Domestic Feminism in The Marrow of Tradition

pp. 73-92

The Roots of New Criticism

pp. 93-108

“[J]us’ listenin’ tuh you”: Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God and the Gospel Impulse

pp. 109-130


Poverty and the Boundaries of Whiteness

pp. 131-134

Vocation, Vocation, Vocation: Lewis Simpson’s Lives

pp. 135-138

Rethinking Regionalism and the Southern Imagination

pp. 139-144

Pondering Hearts: Studies of Eudora Welty and Josephine Pinckney

pp. 145-150

Faulkner and the South: Political and Literary Contexts

pp. 151-154

Reading Religion in African American Narratives

pp. 155-157

Poe and Other Southerners

pp. 158-160



pp. 161-163

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