Spring 1974



Spring 1974

Table of Contents


A Kind of Centering

Carson McCullers and the South

Deliverance from What

Gone with the Wind as Bildungsroman or Why Did Rhett Butler Really Leave Scarlett O’Hara?

Mark Twain: At Home in the Gilded Age

Myths and the Man: James Edward Oglethorpe

The Grand Captain of Clausewitz and The Marxist Professional Revolutionary

Transcendental Conservatism and “The House of the Seven Gables”


The Front Porch


An Ordinary Evening in Bowling Green; Growing Wild; Certain Dreams; & Getting Together

Apology to a Poll-Taker; April Again; & Housewifery

Coleridge Near Porlock

Morning Shore; Baker Man; & The Birds

Once Upon a Time

Vandall’s Song & Federal Pen


on Acts of Attention: The Poems of D. H. Lawrence by Sandra M. Gilbert

on Blake’s Sublime Allegory: Essays on The Four Zoas, Milton, Jerusalem by Stuart Curran, Joseph A. Wittreich

on Collected Poems, 1951-1971 by A. R. Ammons

on Fictional Transfigurations of Jesus by Theodore Ziolkowski

on Fifteen American Authors Before 1900: Bibliographic Essays on Research and Criticism by Robert A. Rees, Earl N. Harbert

on From Sundown To Sunup: The Making Of The Black Community (volume I Of The American Slave: A Composite Autobiography) by George P. Rawick; The Slave Community: Plantation Life In The Antebellum South by John W. Blassingame

on From the Mountain by Helen White, Redding S. Sugg, Jr.; & Hillbilly Women by Kathy Kahn

on Metaphors of Self: The Meaning of Autobiography by James Olney

on Poems in Persons: An Introduction to the Psychoanalysis of Literature by Norman N. Holland

on The Gray and the Black: The Confederate Debate on Emancipation by Robert F. Durden

on The Mystery of Iniquity: Melville as Poet, 1857-1891 by William H. Shurr

on The Tragi-comedy of Pen Browning by Maisie Ward

on To Dwell in Sound by Jean Réti

on Workable Design: Action and Situation in the Fiction of Henry James by John P. O’Neill