Cultural Values in the Southern Sporting Narrative
This work covers classic southern fiction - along with lesser-known works - with an eye to the ways that southern writers such as William Elliot, William Gilmore Simms, and William Faulkner depict hunting and outdoorsmanship. It explores the themes of honour, fair play, and noblesse oblige.
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