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Poverty Politics (2019)
Book
Robertson, S. (2019). Poverty Politics. Jackson: University of Mississippi Press

Gothic Appalachia (2016)
Book Chapter
Robertson, S. (2016). Gothic Appalachia. In S. Castillo, & C. Crow (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of the Southern Gothic. , (109-120). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-47774-3_9

This book examines ‘Southern Gothic’ - a term that describes some of the finest works of the American Imagination. But what do ‘Southern’ and ‘Gothic’ mean, and how are they related? Traditionally seen as drawing on the tragedy of slavery and loss, ‘... Read More about Gothic Appalachia.

Poverty and progress (2013)
Book Chapter
Robertson, S. (2013). Poverty and progress. In S. Monteith (Ed.), The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of the American South, 104-115. Cambridge University Press

The memorialization of southern poor white men's labor in rick bragg's memoir trilogy (2013)
Journal Article
Robertson, S. (2013). The memorialization of southern poor white men's labor in rick bragg's memoir trilogy. Journal of American Studies, 47(2), 459-474. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0021875812001302

This article explores the ways that Rick Bragg memorializes poor white men's labor across his memoir trilogy, examining the tensions that arise as he attempts to bring poor whites into the center of the southern community. I consider the neo-Agrarian... Read More about The memorialization of southern poor white men's labor in rick bragg's memoir trilogy.

Poor whites in recent southern fiction (2012)
Journal Article
Robertson, S. (2012). Poor whites in recent southern fiction. Literature Compass, 9(10), 631-641. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1741-4113.2012.00920.x

Poor white characters have appeared throughout southern fiction in a number of guises. This article examines the ways in which contemporary depictions of poor whites challenge earlier one-dimensional accounts of this economically disenfranchised grou... Read More about Poor whites in recent southern fiction.


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