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353. The Mythic South: Mythology and Materialism of the American South

Friday, 6 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., 615, WSCC

Program arranged by the Society for the Study of Southern Literature

Presiding: Daniel Cross Turner, Coastal Carolina Univ.

1. "Cormac McCarthy and the Myth of the Irish South," Bryan Giemza, Randolph-Macon Coll.

2. "Myth as Therapy in Lee Smith's Oral History," Thomas F. Haddox, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville

3. "The Undead, Popular Culture, and Southern Figuration," Taylor Hagood, Florida Atlantic Univ.

4. "Totem to Fetish: The Mythos of Primitivism in William Faulkner's Native Fiction," Daniel Cross Turner

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  • American Literature – Twentieth and Twenty-First Century

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