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2 edition of Mind of the South. found in the catalog.

Mind of the South.

W. J. CASH

Mind of the South.

by W. J. CASH

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Published by Alfred A.Knopf Inc. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

The Physical Object
Pagination445p.
Number of Pages445
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21310757M

The New Mind of the South is a lucid and inspired endeavor that gracefully handles the Southern paradoxes and polishes away rusted typecasts.” — Boston Globe "[B]rilliant On this diagnostic tour of the South's kudzu-lined highways, Thompson's cartographic eye is keen. Mind of the South first appeared it was widely reviewed, and the ad jective "brilliant" was frequently and deservedly applied to iti There was general agreement that for Mr. Cash to publish a book entitled The Mind of the South was a most courageous act. Of books about the South and Southerners there were plenty at the time and there.

The Mind of the South is an historic account of the enormous difficulties of getting the white people of the South to confront their own problems and do something about them. There is a lengthy tradition of books written with that objective in mind, and that enjoyed little or no success in furthering it. In Tracy Thompson’s “The New Mind of the South,” she treks through the states of the Old Confederacy in an attempt to figure out where Southerners stand in the present moment. In her able Author: Eric Been.

  The New Mind of the South Tracy Thompson. Simon & Schuster, $26 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS Buy this book Thompson (The Ghost in the House), a.   At the end of his classic “The Mind of the South” (), W.J. Cash painted his “basic picture of the South.” He began: “Proud, brave, honorable by its lights, courteous, personally.


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Ever since its publication inThe Mind of the South has been recognized Mind of the South. book a path-breaking work of scholarship and as a literary achievement of enormous eloquence and insight in its own right. From its investigation of the Southern class system to its pioneering assessments of the region's legacies of racism, religiosity, and romanticism, W.

Cash's book defined the way in which millions of readers— Cited by: Written inThe Mind of the South is a book-length essay by W.J. Cash, a "loyal son of the South," that examines and attempts to explain Southern history, values, and attitudes.

The book contains numerous valuable insights and much thought-provoking analysis of what made (and in many respects, still makes) the Southern section of the United States unique.4/5. Ever since its publication inThe Mind of the South has been recognized as a path-breaking work of scholarship and as a literary achievement of enormous eloquence and insight in its own right.

From its investigation of the Southern class system to its pioneering assessments of the region's legacies of racism, religiosity, and romanticism, W. Cash's book defined the way in which millions of Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. About The Mind of the South. Ever since its publication inThe Mind of the South has been recognized as a path-breaking work of scholarship and as a literary achievement of enormous eloquence and insight in its own right.

From its investigation of the Southern class system to its pioneering assessments of the region’s legacies of racism, religiosity, and romanticism, W.

Cash’s book. Ever since its publication inThe Mind of the South has been recognized as a path-breaking work of scholarship and as a literary achievement of enormous eloquence and insight in its own /5(3).

“[A] splendid new New Mind of the South does its namesake proud. Thoroughly researched and beautifully written, it suggests that if Dixie can make peace with the hellish parts of its legacy while fostering its inherent strengths, it just might achieve a real breakthrough.”, Los Angeles Cited by: 6.

Site Publisher's Note: "The Mind of the South", published in October,was the second Mercury article by Cash. It was this article which caught the eye of Mercury publishers Alfred and Blanche Knopf and led to an informal arrangement whereby Cash would write a book-length version of the ideas propounded in the article.

The South of the Mind is a delight to read and organized with meticulous care. It is a must-read for those interested in the postwar South. —Journal of Southern useful for scholarship to spark cultural conversations [t]his book has caused me to think deeply.

Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t3tv00f0h Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library W. Cash's The Mind of the South is a "somewhat romantic yet insightful [work which] made a major contribution to the intellectual and cultural re-evaluation of the South." (1) The work which has been termed "a masterpiece of impressionistic writing" (2) is a sociological study of the mind set of the people of the South.

The Mind of the South 1. Wilbur Joseph Cash was himself a Southerner who was born in South Carolina inand his book The Mind of the South is written from the perspective of a returning native coming back home to examine the culture that he finds there. This site honors W.J.

Cash and The Mind of the South. It is designed for professional scholars interested in primary research as well as casual students of W.J. Cash, his book, and the South. The site features complete online audio of Cash's commence.

Time has dealt gently and critics generously with W. Cash and his book, The Mind of the South. 1 A non-academic and a non-professional historian, he has been spared the rivalries and exempted from the standards of the schools and the professionals.

His license as a. The Mind of the South (Hardcover) Published February 10th by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Fifth printing, OctoberHardcover, pagesCited by: A Southern journalist presents a minute, albeit interpretative, study of the South, its temperament, its attitudes, its traditions, its psychology.

It is neither personal nor anecdotal: it might be considered as source book for Jonathan Daniel's A Southerner Discovers the South. First, he presents an analysis of the Southerner, from colonial aristocrat to poor white, a common heritage which.

A friend and reader of my column (thanks to all the readers!) lent me a copy of Tracy Thompson’s book, “The New Mind of the South,” to better inform future Thompson, a Georgia native, laments and celebrates in turn the progress the South has made since her childhood.

known for his single book, The Mind of the South (), a classic analysis of white Southern temperament and culture. The mind of the South by W. Cash; 11 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Social conditions, Civilization, Conditions sociales, Civilisation; Places. The mind of the South: its origin and development in the old South.

Of time and frontiers ; Of the man at the center ; Of an ideal and conflict --The mind of the South: its curious career in the middle years.

If, as he correctly states, W. Cash's ''The Mind of the South'' marked ''the triumph of southern Modernism,'' surely this author and his book deserve extended treatment. Book Summary This ground-breaking, thought-provoking exploration upends stereotypes and fallacies to reveal the true heart of the South today - a region still misunderstood by outsiders and even by its own society.

Many observers say that "the South" has disappeared. Crisscrossing a Region of Strip Malls and Ghosts W. J. Cash, the author of “The Mind of the South” (), was a newspaperman, a Mencken devotee and a.

The Mind of the South - W. J. Cash; The Mind of the South - W. J. Cash. June 5, | Author: Cocceius | Category: Types, Books - Non-fiction, Psychology. Share. Embed. Donate. DOWNLOAD PDF. Report this link. Description ONE hears much in these days of the New South. The land of the storied rebel becomes industrialized; it casts up a new a.