Recasting: Gone with the Wind in American Culture

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Contents
Prefaceix
Introduction1
The Critical Setting5One
Henry Steele Commager--The Civil War in Georgia's Red Clay Hills11
Malcolm Cowley--Going with the Wind17
Richard Dwyer--The Case of the Cool Reception21
Gone with the Wind as Art33Two
Richard Harwell--A Striking Resemblance to a Masterpiece: Gone with the Wind in 193639
Helen Deiss Irvin--Gea in Georgia: A Mythic Dimension in Gone with the Wind57
James Michener--The Company of Giants69
Louis Rubin Jr.--Scarlett O'Hara and the Two Quentin Compsons81
Anne Jones--"The Bad Little Girl of the Good Old Days": Sex, Gender, and the Southern Social Order105
Gone with the Wind as History117Three
Gerald Wood--From The Clansman and Birth of a Nation to Gone with the Wind: The Loss of American Innocence123
Thomas Cripps--Winds of Change: Gone with the Wind and Racism as a National Issue137
Kenneth O'Brien--Race, Romance, and the Southern Literary Tradition153
Richard King--The "Simple Story's" Ideology: Gone with the Wind and the New South Creed167
Darden Asbury Pyron--The Inner War of Southern History185
A Bibliographical Essay203
Index225

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