New User Special Price Expires in

Let's log you in.

Sign in with Facebook


Don't have a StudySoup account? Create one here!


Create a StudySoup account

Be part of our community, it's free to join!

Sign up with Facebook


Create your account
By creating an account you agree to StudySoup's terms and conditions and privacy policy

Already have a StudySoup account? Login here

Tester Material Southern Studies Week 1 Notes

by: Mary Earrey

Tester Material Southern Studies Week 1 Notes Southern Studies 101 Section 1

Marketplace > University of Mississippi > Southern Studies 101 Section 1 > Tester Material Southern Studies Week 1 Notes
Mary Earrey
GPA 3.93

Preview These Notes for FREE

Get a free preview of these Notes, just enter your email below.

Unlock Preview
Unlock Preview

Preview these materials now for free

Why put in your email? Get access to more of this material and other relevant free materials for your school

View Preview

About this Document

these notes cover the first week of lectures from class
Introduction to Southern Studies 1
Ted M. Ownby
Class Notes
Southern, Studies, religion, race, William, faulkner, South, history, ethnicty, Politics
25 ?




Popular in Introduction to Southern Studies 1

Popular in Department

This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Mary Earrey on Wednesday September 7, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to Southern Studies 101 Section 1 at University of Mississippi taught by Ted M. Ownby in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 7 views.

Similar to Southern Studies 101 Section 1 at OleMiss


Reviews for Tester Material Southern Studies Week 1 Notes


Report this Material


What is Karma?


Karma is the currency of StudySoup.

You can buy or earn more Karma at anytime and redeem it for class notes, study guides, flashcards, and more!

Date Created: 09/07/16
Intro to Southern Studies Week 1 Notes William Faulkner  Born in 1897, New Albany, MS, family background  Lived most of his life in Oxford. Relationship to the community. Moved to VA in the 1950s.  First published writings in the 1920s.  Most productive, creative period was late 1920s, 1930s.  Wrote in Oxford. Occasionally in Hollywood; continued to write novels and short stories until he died in Byhalia, MS, 1962.  Themes and distinguishing themes in his work: o Defining modernism o Reasons his work is difficult Crucial times for questions about southern identity  Early 1800s: Virginia compared to New England  Late 1700s- early 1800s political divisions over slavery  1830s-1850s: proslavery v antislavery, often rural vs industrial  civil war 1861-1865 and reconstruction 1865-1867  period of new segregation and disfranchisement laws. Late 1880s early 1900s. also period of confederate organizations, celebrations  between WWI and WWII (1920-1941) southern resistance, Harlem Renaissance, agrarians, southern music, social science/documentary work  civil rights and massive resistance movements, 1950s-1960s  since the 1970s: which questions, whose questions come first? st  21 century: again, which questions, whose questions come first? Reading Light in August  Multiple characters, with intersecting stories  Lots of narrators, often unnamed or otherwise insignificant characters telling the stories  Going back and forth in time  An easy way to read the book: write down names of the main characters. List what they seem to represent. See how they interact with each other.  Main characters include: Lena Grove, Byron Bunch, Gail Hightower, Lucas Birch (alias Joe Brown), Joe Christmas, Joanna Burden, Mr. and Mrs. McEachern, Doc “Eupheus” Hines, Percy Grimm  Questions about religion  Questions about southern history, especially the civil war, reconstruction, and the lost cause  Questions about race and how to define it  Questions about modernity in agriculture, economics, technology, and transportation; what was new to them?  Questions about insiders and outsiders in the community, assumptions about family life and gender and sexuality  Issues of violence


Buy Material

Are you sure you want to buy this material for

25 Karma

Buy Material

BOOM! Enjoy Your Free Notes!

We've added these Notes to your profile, click here to view them now.


You're already Subscribed!

Looks like you've already subscribed to StudySoup, you won't need to purchase another subscription to get this material. To access this material simply click 'View Full Document'

Why people love StudySoup

Bentley McCaw University of Florida

"I was shooting for a perfect 4.0 GPA this semester. Having StudySoup as a study aid was critical to helping me achieve my goal...and I nailed it!"

Janice Dongeun University of Washington

"I used the money I made selling my notes & study guides to pay for spring break in Olympia, Washington...which was Sweet!"

Bentley McCaw University of Florida

"I was shooting for a perfect 4.0 GPA this semester. Having StudySoup as a study aid was critical to helping me achieve my goal...and I nailed it!"


"Their 'Elite Notetakers' are making over $1,200/month in sales by creating high quality content that helps their classmates in a time of need."

Become an Elite Notetaker and start selling your notes online!

Refund Policy


All subscriptions to StudySoup are paid in full at the time of subscribing. To change your credit card information or to cancel your subscription, go to "Edit Settings". All credit card information will be available there. If you should decide to cancel your subscription, it will continue to be valid until the next payment period, as all payments for the current period were made in advance. For special circumstances, please email


StudySoup has more than 1 million course-specific study resources to help students study smarter. If you’re having trouble finding what you’re looking for, our customer support team can help you find what you need! Feel free to contact them here:

Recurring Subscriptions: If you have canceled your recurring subscription on the day of renewal and have not downloaded any documents, you may request a refund by submitting an email to

Satisfaction Guarantee: If you’re not satisfied with your subscription, you can contact us for further help. Contact must be made within 3 business days of your subscription purchase and your refund request will be subject for review.

Please Note: Refunds can never be provided more than 30 days after the initial purchase date regardless of your activity on the site.