Table of contents for Plantation airs : racial paternalism and the transformations of class in southern fiction, 1945-1971 / Brannon Costello.

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Introduction: The Problem of Flem Snopes's Hat: Southern History, Racial Paternalism, and
Class 1
1. Paternalism, Progress, and "Pet Negroes": Zora Neale Hurston's Seraph on the Suwanee 000
2. Playing Lady and Imitating Aristocrats: Race, Class, and Money in Eudora Welty's Delta
Wedding and The Ponder Heart 000
3. Stopping on a Dime: Race, Class, and "the White Economy of Material Waste" in William
Faulkner's The Mansion and The Reivers 000
4. Mechanics and Mulattoes: Class, Work, and Race in Ernest Gaines's Of Love and Dust and
"Bloodline" 000
5. "Super-Negroes" and Hybrid Aristocrats: Race and Class in Walker Percy's The Last
Gentleman and Love in the Ruins 000
Conclusion: From "Pet Negro" to "Magic Negro": Hyperreal Paternalism 000
Notes 000
Works Cited 000
Index 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

American fiction -- Southern States -- History and criticism.
Paternalism in literature.
Race relations in literature.
Social classes in literature.
Literature and society -- Southern States.
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Race in literature.
Paternalism -- Southern States.
Southern States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Poor in literature.