…Years My Valued Colleague At The University of Bonn
By LOTHARHÖNNIGHAUSEN (Bonn)
1. Real and Literary Violence. Some Critical Reflections
If violence in…
example of the stereotype of Southern violence. It illustrates particularly well
how widespread it still is because it occurs in an…
…London, 1986), 2nd. ed.
pp. 45–55, “‘To Live- and Die – in Dixie’”: Southern Violence.”
violence although mainly through the…
in the course of his writing he explored so many of its facets. In Sanctuary, he
creates an atmosphere…
Jane and his disturbed and incestuous relationship with his daughters. In
Gaines’s novels, the experience of violence appears as an…
goddam poor, huh?” (p. 217).
Southern history from a revisionist perspective and is critical of Southern
mores: “I lived…
…, 1976). Page references are to this
Crews captures the violence of a blood sport event as well as its social
…he had taken her through the whole routine of enthusiastic sexual gymnastics” (p. 55).
However, Crews’s book also reveals a new…
…a radical departure from traditional codes of conduct and
major Southern taboos in regard to life and death as well as sex…