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The Literary Percys: Family History, Gender, and the Southern Imagination (Mercer University Lamar Memorial Lectures Ser.) Hardcover – October 1, 1994

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The Percys, one of the most distinguished families in the South, are notable not only for their prominence in the political and economic development of the Mississippi Delta but also for their literary creativity. In The Literary Percys, noted historian Bertram Wyatt-Brown examines the role of gender and family history in the writings of this exceptional lineage.

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Bertram Wyatt-Brown is Richard J. Milbauer Professor of History at the University of Florida. He is the author of several books, including "Southern Honor: Ethics and Behavior in the Old South," "Yankee Saints and Southern Sinners," and "The House of Percy: Honor, Melancholy, and Imagination."
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Product Details

  • Series: Mercer University Lamar Memorial Lectures Ser. (Book 37)
  • Hardcover: 128 pages
  • Publisher: University of Georgia Press (October 1, 1994)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0820316652
  • ISBN-13: 978-0820316659
  • Product Dimensions: 5 x 0.6 x 8.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 11 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
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Many instances show a lack of fact checking. The information on Kate Ferguson is incomplete and not accurate. References to General Ferguson are also inaccurate.
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