I'll Take My Stand: The South and the Agrarian Tradition / Edition 5

I'll Take My Stand: The South and the Agrarian Tradition / Edition 5

by Louis D. Rubin, Virginia Rock, Twelve Southerners
     
 

First published in 1930, the essays in this manifesto constitute one of the outstanding cultural documents in history of the South. In it, twelve southerners-many of whom later became leading poets, novelists, and literary critics-defended individualism against the trend of baseless conformity in an increasingly mechanized and dehumanized society. As Louis Rubin notes… See more details below

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First published in 1930, the essays in this manifesto constitute one of the outstanding cultural documents in history of the South. In it, twelve southerners-many of whom later became leading poets, novelists, and literary critics-defended individualism against the trend of baseless conformity in an increasingly mechanized and dehumanized society. As Louis Rubin notes in his new introduction, what they had to say then has an even greater significance today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807103579
Publisher:
Louisiana State University Press
Publication date:
10/28/1977
Series:
Library of Southern Civilization
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
410
Product dimensions:
5.49(w) x 8.43(h) x 1.05(d)

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