The Deep South and English print satire 1750-1865

Wood, Marcus (2003) The Deep South and English print satire 1750-1865. In: Ward, Joseph P (ed.) Britain and the American South: from colonialism to rock and roll. Chancellor Porter L. Fortune Symposium in Southern History Series . University of Mississippi Press, pp. 107-140. ISBN 9781578065806

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Abstract

This chapter constitutes the first in depth analysis of the construction of the American South in British consciousness from the War of Independence to the end of the Civil War. The first half of the article analyses engraving and etching in single sheet print satire form which portrayed the Southern States. The second half of the article uses print satires from 'Punch' to consider how British attitudes to the American South developed and shifted during the course of the Civil War.

Item Type: Book Section
Schools and Departments: School of English > English
Subjects: E History America
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Depositing User: Marcus Wood
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 21:13
Last Modified: 16 Jul 2012 07:55
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/30361
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