restricted access   Volume 45, Number 1, Fall 2012

Table of Contents

This issue of the Southern Literary Journal

is dedicated to Fred Hobson

in honor of his decades of service—past, present, and future—

to the field of southern literature.

A Note About Transitions

pp. v-vi


"Tangled Skeins": Henry Timrod's "The Cotton Boll" and the Slave Narratives

pp. 1-20

Moving Toward a "No South": George Washington Cable's Global Vision in The Grandissimes

pp. 21-38

Transformational Spectacle in Bobbie Ann Mason's Feather Crowns

pp. 39-55

William Styron's Posthumous Publications: Reaffirmation of an American Man of Letters

pp. 56-77

The Need to Re-evaluate: Identity in Robert Penn Warren's Or Else: Poem/Poems 1968-1974

pp. 78-94

"Somehow Caught": Race and Deferred Sexuality in McCullers's The Member of the Wedding

pp. 95-110

"When the Sun Goes Down": The Ghetto Pastoral Mode in Jean Toomer's Cane

pp. 111-128


Grounding Southern Ecocriticism

pp. 129-133

Three Good Books on Autobiography

pp. 134-138

Reimagining the Southern Imaginary

pp. 139-144

Correspondences and Inspirations: The Hurston-Rawlings and Welty-Maxwell Friendships

pp. 145-149


pp. 150-152