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Winter 1935

Winter 1935

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The South Astir

Between 1857, when Hinton R. Helper published "The Impending Crisis," and 1909, when Edgar Gardner Murphy published "The Basis of Ascendancy," there was hardly any free and rational discussion, in the South itself, of the fundamental Southern problem [...]


Author Profiles

Robert Penn Warren (1905–1989) was a poet, critic, novelist, teacher, and co-founder of the Southern Review. He was appointed the nation’s first Poet Laureate in 1986.

H. L. Mencken (1880–1956) was an American journalist, essayist, magazine editor, satirist, acerbic critic of American life and culture, and a student of American English.