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Title Lewis Nordan [electronic resource] : humor, heartbreak, and hope / edited by Barbara A. Baker.
Publication Info. Auburn, Ala. : University of Alabama Press, 2012.
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Description ix, 204 p. : ill.
Note Essays based on talks delivered at the symposium "Lewis Nordan and the Heartbreaking Laughter of Transcendence and Hope" sponsored by the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities, the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University in January 2009.
"A Pebble Hill book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Don't cry for me, Itta Bena / Lewis Nordan -- The strangely familiar world of Welcome to the Arrow-Catcher Fair / Lee Martin -- Sugar amongst the chickens / Clyde Edgerton -- Redbird / Clyde Edgerton -- Lewis Nordan and one critic : the archer or the arrow catcher? / Hal Crowther -- Transcendence and hope in the blues life and life writing of Lewis Nordan / Barbara A. Baker -- Life as a set of games and invented stories in Lewis Nordan's fictional memoir / Marcel Arbeit -- Happiness is a warm gun : guns and love in Lewis Nordan's work / Edward J. Dupuy -- The "idea of order" in Arrow Catcher, Mississippi : scapegoating and redemption in The sharpshooter blues / Roberta S. Maguire -- Faulkner's ghost in Lewis Nordan's The sharpshooter blues / Terrell L. Tebbetts -- Lewis Nordan's southern magic / Manuel Broncano -- Lewis (Buddy) Nordan : poet of prose / Jo McDougall -- Eulogizing space : Eudora Welty's "still moments" and Gaston Bachelard's "dream geometry" in Lewis Nordan's fiction / Robert Rudnicki -- Music of the swamp / Kate Beard -- Wonderful geographies / John Dufresne -- The Nordan Shakespeare / Constance C. Relihan -- An interview with Lewis Nordan : Bookmark (1998) / Don Noble -- "The day when the swamp elves ran out of the canebrake" : a conversation with Lewis Nordan (2006) / Manuel Broncano -- Buddy on the plains : an interview (2009) / Barbara A. Baker.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2011. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Subject Nordan, Lewis -- Criticism and interpretation.
Added Author Baker, Barbara A., 1961-
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ISBN 9780817356811 (pbk. alk. paper)
9780817385743 (e-book)
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