Peggy Herring
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English, Rhetoric, & Humanistic Studies

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2005 Studies in American Culture - 28.2

Oct 2005 CoverStudies in American Culture Symposium:A Muse of Fire: Poetry and Crisis

A Muse of FireR.T. Smith

Whitman and the Civil WarTed Genoways

Poems in Crisis: A Personal ReflectionSarah Kennedy

Against UsefulnessLeslie Wheeler


The (Con)founding of America:Jamestown 2007 and the Ideology of Travel LiteratureRoberta Rosenberg

Poetry Lessons: Longfellow's Cultivation of a ReadershipMatthew Gartner

Music and the Marketplace: Jazz and the Great Depression in the Short Stories of Rudolph Fisher and Langston HughesPaul McCann

Snow Job: The Whitening of History in William Faulkner’s Absalom, Absalom! and David Bradley’s The Chaneysville IncidentBettina Entzminger

The Terror of Neutrality:Civil Rights, Tortured Quietism, and the Tactical Disengagement of Flannery O’ConnorPatrick Wen

Ginsberg: Chronicling Depressions Great and SmallJason Spangler

Envelope Please: Upholding Masculinity in Michael Herr’s Dispatches andDavid Rabe’s StreamersJon Adams


Appalachian Home Cooking: History, Culture, and Recipes, by Mark F. SohnVarnell Badgett

Civil War Time: Temporality and Identity in America, 1861-1865, by Cheryl A. WellsSylvia Cook

Democratic Discourses: The Radical Abolition Movement and Antebellum American Literature, by Michael BennettSylvia Cook

Relative Intimacy: Fathers, Adolescent Daughters, and Postwar American Culture, by Rachel DevlinLinda Rohrer Paige

Light in the Dark Room: Photography and Loss, by Jay ProsserLarry Vonalt

Rhetorical Investigations: Studies in Ordinary Language Criticism, by Walter JostPennie Ticen

The Coal Tattoo, by Silas HouseJean W. Cash


Mike Smith
Chinquapin, TN (1989)from You’re Not From Around Here: Photographs of East Tennessee(original photograph in color)