Erskine Caldwell

Erskine Caldwell (kôld´wəl), 1903–87, American author, b. White Oak, Ga. His realistic and earthy novels of the rural South include Tobacco Road (1933), God's Little Acre (1933), This Very Earth (1948), and Summertime Island (1969). Among his volumes of short stories are Jackpot (1940) and Gulf Coast Stories (1956). With his second wife, Margaret Bourke-White, he published You Have Seen Their Faces (1937), about Southern sharecroppers.

See E. T. Arnold, ed., Conversations with Erskine Caldwell (1988); biography by D. B. Miller (1995); study by J. E. Devlin (1984).

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Erskine Caldwell: Selected full-text books and articles

Say, Is This the U.S.A By Margaret Bourke-White; Erskine Caldwell Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1941
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Erskine Caldwell, Ernesto "Che" Guevara, and Curriculum: A Dog Day Afternoon By Morris, Marla Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, Vol. 22, No. 1, Spring 2006
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Weeding out the Recessive Gene: Representations of the Evolving Eugenics Movement in Erskine Caldwell's God's Little Acre By Lancaster, Ashley Craig The Southern Literary Journal, Vol. 39, No. 2, Spring 2007
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The Rhetoric of Exhaustion and the Exhaustion of Rhetoric: Erskine Caldwell in the Thirties By Watson, Jay The Mississippi Quarterly, Vol. 46, No. 2, Spring 1993
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Laughing over Lost Causes: Erskine Caldwell's Quarrel with Southern Humor By Silver, Andrew The Mississippi Quarterly, Vol. 50, No. 1, Winter 1996
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"The Bogus Ones": A Lost Erskine Caldwell Novel By Owen, Guy The Southern Literary Journal, Vol. 11, No. 1, Fall 1978
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A Library of Literary Criticism: Modern American Literature By Dorothy Nyren; Dorothy Nyren Frederick Ungar, 1960 (3rd edition)
Southern Renascence the Literature of the Modern South By Louis D. Rubin Jr.; Robert D. Jacobs Johns Hopkins Press, 1966
The Saturday Review Treasury By John Haverstick Simon and Schuster, 1957
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The New Georgia Encyclopedia Companion to Georgia Literature By Hugh Ruppersburg; John C. Inscoe University of Georgia Press, 2007
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