The radiance of small things in Ron Rash's writing / Frédérique Spill.

"This is the e-mail autoreply that, until recently, one got within minutes when trying to get in touch with Professor Rash at Western Carolina University--a bouncing message that apparently experienced little change over time. Over the past fifteen years or so, Ron Rash has, indeed, mostly been...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Spill, Frédérique, (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Columbia, South Carolina : The University of South Carolina Press, [2019]
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : portrait of an American writer
  • Eureka Mill, or trailing family trajectories
  • Finding one's voice in Among the Believers"
  • Raising the dead : the threat of oblivion
  • Amy's men, or wounded masculinity in One foot in Eden
  • Antagonistic representations in Saints at the River
  • Figures of violence in The world Made Straight : the efficacy of indirectness
  • Lady Macbeth in the Smoky Mountains : Shakespearean traces in Serena
  • Elemental poetry : Waking, or "the wind's harsh sibilance"
  • "Nothing but shadow land" : landscapes and mindscapes in The Cove
  • Something rich and strange : short story writing in the new South
  • "The world's understory," or renewing wonder in Above the Waterfall.