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Contents Acknowledgments 000 Introduction 000 1. "The Circus in the Attic": The Matrix for Robert Penn Warren's Aesthetic 000 2. Robert Penn Warren's Clown, Acrobat, and Ring Master: "The Circus in the Attic" as Personal Myth 000 3. "Pure and Impure Poetry": The Circuses of Thomas Wolfe and Robert Penn Warren 000 4. The Circus as Southern Intertext: The Myth of History and Initiation into Time 000 5. Ralph Ellison and Toni Morrison: African American Writers and the Southern Circus Intertext 000 Conclusion: A Circus at the Center 000 Notes 000 Bibliography 000 Index 000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Warren, Robert Penn, 1905- -- Knowledge -- Performing arts.
American fiction -- Southern States -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Southern States -- Intellectual life -- 1865-.
Warren, Robert Penn, 1905- -- Aesthetics.
Southern States -- In literature.
Circus -- Southern States.
Circus in literature.