By Michael T. Bernath

in the course of the Civil warfare, a few Confederates sought to turn out the uniqueness of the southern humans and to valid their wish for a separate nationwide life during the construction of a uniquely southern literature and tradition. Michael Bernath follows the actions of a gaggle of southern writers, thinkers, editors, publishers, educators, and ministers--whom he labels accomplice cultural nationalists--in order to track the increase and fall of a cultural circulation devoted to freeing the South from its longtime dependence on Northern books, periodicals, and academics. by means of reading the causes using the fight for accomplice highbrow independence, via charting its wartime accomplishments, and through assessing its disasters, Bernath makes provocative arguments in regards to the nature of accomplice nationalism, lifestyles in the Confederacy, and the conception of southern cultural distinctiveness.

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