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Rubin, Louis D. Jr (Louis Decimus) 1923-2013

Overview
Works: 190 works in 751 publications in 1 language and 39,792 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Dictionaries  Biography‚Ä°vDictionaries  Bibliography  Biography  Reference works  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Commentator, Other, Author of introduction, Signer, Compiler
Classifications: PS261, 810.9975
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Most widely held works about Louis D Rubin
 
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Most widely held works by Louis D Rubin
The History of Southern literature by Louis D Rubin( Book )

19 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comic imagination in American literature by Louis D Rubin( Book )

65 editions published between 1956 and 1996 in English and held by 1,590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a series of lectures prepared for the Voice of America
Southern renascence: the literature of the modern South by Louis D Rubin( Book )

42 editions published between 1953 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Wolfe : a collection of critical essays by Louis D Rubin( Book )

16 editions published between 1955 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The curious death of the novel, essays in American literature by Louis D Rubin( Book )

18 editions published between 1967 and 1976 in English and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The faraway country; writers of the modern South by Louis D Rubin( Book )

15 editions published between 1963 and 1966 in English and held by 1,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virginia : a Bicentennial history by Louis D Rubin( Book )

6 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gallery of Southerners by Louis D Rubin( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 1,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American South : portrait of a culture by Voice of America (Organization)( Book )

47 editions published between 1979 and 1997 in English and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Southern writers : a biographical dictionary( Book )

6 editions published between 1979 and 1982 in English and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This new edition of Southern Writers assumes its distinguished predecessor's place as the essential reference on literary artists of the American South. Broadly expanded and thoroughly revised, it boasts 604 entries-nearly double the earlier edition's-written by 264 scholars. For every figure major and minor, from the venerable and canonical to the fresh and innovative, a biographical sketch and chronological list of published works provide comprehensive, concise, up-to-date information. Here in one convenient source are the South's novelists and short story writers, poets and dramatists, memoirists and essayists, journalists, scholars, and biographers from the colonial period to the twenty-first century."--The publisher
A bibliographical guide to the study of Southern literature by Louis D Rubin( Book )

19 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The purpose of this selective bibliography is to provide the student of Southern literature with a list of the principal scholarship on a number of the South's writers and on some of the more prominent themes and areas of investigation in Southern literature. The first part of the book presents bibliographies on 23 general topics ranging from "General Works on the South" to "Manuscript Collections and Holdings" and "Bibliographical Works." The second part provides individual bibliographies of writings about 135 Southern writers ranging from James Agree to Stark Young. An appendix supplies entries for 68 additional writers of the Colonial South. (Lh)
Thomas Wolfe : the weather of his youth by Louis D Rubin( Book )

10 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The teller in the tale by Louis D Rubin( Book )

12 editions published in 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The effect upon the reader of the storyteller's presence in his own work is explored through many novels as diverse as "Don Quixote" and "Huckleberry Finn."
William Elliott shoots a bear : essays on the Southern Literary imagination by Louis D Rubin( Book )

10 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rubin presents essays which address the question of why southern writers write the way they do
The writer in the South : studies in literary community by Louis D Rubin( Book )

10 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The edge of the swamp : a study in the literature and society of the Old South by Louis D Rubin( Book )

13 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The flowering of literary imagination known as the American Renaissance had few roots in the South. While Hawthorne, Emerson, Melville, Thoreau, and Whitman were creating a body of work that would endure, the only southern writer making a lasting contribution was Edgar Allan Poe. This failure on the part of antebellum southern writers has long been a subject of debate among students of southern history and literature. Now one of the region's most distinguished men of letters offers a cogently argued and gracefully written account of the circumstances that prevented early southern writers from
My father's people : a family of Southern Jews by Louis D Rubin( Book )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louis Rubin's people on his father's side were odd, inscrutable, and remarkable. In contrast to his mother's family, who were "normal, good people devoid of mystery," the ways of the Rubins both puzzled and attracted him. In My Father's People, Rubin tells "as best I can about them all - my father, his three brothers, and his three sisters." It is a searching, sensitive story of Americanization, assimilation, and the displacement - and survival - of a religious heritage. Born between 1888 and 1902 in Charleston, South Carolina, their father an immigrant Russian Jew, the Rubin children suffered
Where the Southern cross the Yellow Dog : on writers and writing by Louis D Rubin( Book )

9 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Examines the problems facing the American literary scene, including creative writing programs, sports writing, Southern literature, publishing, and poetry, with references to William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, James Joyce, Thomas Wolfe, Mark Twain, Joyce Carol Oates, T.S. Eliot, William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Herman Melville, and Ernest Hemingway"--Provided by publisher
The summer the Archduke died : essays on wars and warriors by Louis D Rubin( Book )

10 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Writer and literary scholar Rubin turns his thoughts to World War I and its aftermath, a subject of lifelong fascination for him. Topics range from tactics used at the naval battle of Jutland, to critiques of revisionist histories of Winston Churchill, to the war's impact on literature"--Provided by publisher
An honorable estate : my time in the working press by Louis D Rubin( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Rubin, a Charleston native, reflects on his years working for newspapers around the South before settling on a teaching career
 
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The History of Southern literature
Alternative Names
Decimus Rubin, Louis 1923-

Decimus Rubin, Louis 1923-2013

Louis D. Rubin, Jr. American writer

Louis D. Rubin, Jr. Amerikaans literatuurcriticus (1923-2013)

Louis D. Rubin, Jr. escriptor estatunidenc

Rubin, L. D. 1923-

Rubin, L. D. 1923-2013

Rubin, Louis D.

Rubin, Louis D. 1923-

Rubin, Louis D. 1923-2013

Rubin, Louis D. (Jr).

Rubin, Louis D. (Louis Decimus), 1923-

Rubin, Louis D. (Louis Decimus), 1923-2013

Rubin, Louis Decimus

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Rubin, Louis Decimus 1923-2013

Rubin, Louis Decimus 1923-2013 Jr

Rubin, Louis Decimus Jr

Rubin, Louis Decimus Jr. 1923-2013

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A gallery of SouthernersSouthern writers : a biographical dictionaryMy father's people : a family of Southern JewsWhere the Southern cross the Yellow Dog : on writers and writingThe summer the Archduke died : essays on wars and warriorsAn honorable estate : my time in the working pressAn honorable estate : my time in the working press