Contributor biographical information for I don't hate the South : reflections on Faulkner, family and the South / Houston A. Baker, Jr.


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Houston A. Baker, Jr. is a native of Louisville, Kentucky. Currently Distinguished University Professor of English as Vanderbilt University, he has taught at Yale, the Universities of Virginia and Pennsylvania, and Duke. His books include Turning South Again: Re-Thinking Modernism, Re-Reading Booker
T., Critical Memory: Public Spheres, African American Writing and Black Fathers and Sons in America, and Blues, Ideology, and Afro-American Literature.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
American literature -- Southern States -- History and criticism.
Faulkner, William, -- 1897-1962 -- Criticism and interpretation.
American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
Southern States -- In literature.
Southern States -- Race relations.
Racism -- Southern States.
Baker, Houston A.
African American College teachers -- Biography.
African American families -- Southern States -- Biography.