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  Volume 44, Number 2, Spring 2012

Table of Contents


“Awakening a Dormant Appetite”: Captain McBane, Convict Labor, and Charles Chesnutt’s The Marrow of Tradition

pp. 1-18

Regional Insularity and Aesthetic Isolationism: Ellen Glasgow’s The Builders and the First World War

pp. 19-37

Returning to Faulkner’s “Two Soldiers”

pp. 38-50

Lillian Smith, Cold War Intellectual

pp. 51-68

“A Moral Intelligence”: Mental Disability and Eugenic Resistance in Welty’s “Lily Daw and the Three Ladies” and O’Connor’s “The Life You Save May Be Your Own”

pp. 69-87

Fyodor Dostoevsky, Walker Percy and the Demonic Self

pp. 88-107

Inside Agitators: Civil Writes in Mississippi: Jack Butler’s Jujitsu for Christ

pp. 108-121

Terrance Hayes and Natasha Trethewey: Contemporary Black Chroniclers of the Imagined South

pp. 122-135


African American Literary Criticism and a Promised Land of Possibility in the Twenty-first Century

pp. 136-144

Imagining Jim Crow

pp. 145-149

“Last Night Train”: Warren Criticism Departs the 20th Century

pp. 150-154

Faulkner: Recovering the Past and Reconsidering the Present

pp. 155-158



pp. 159-161

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