Thomas Dixon, Jr. and the Birth of Modern America

Thomas Dixon, Jr. and the Birth of Modern America

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"A sweeping yet rigorous analysis of Dixon and his work. The collection approaches the southern intellectual through multiple methodologies--from literary theory and film studies to social history and religious studies. We get an exhaustive yet diverse perspective on Dixon's influence and legacy."--Journal of American HistoryThomas Dixon Jr. (1864-1946), best remembered today as the author of the racist novels that served as the basis for D.W. Griffith's controversial 1915 classic film The Birth of a Nation, also enjoyed great renown in his lifetime as a minister, lecturer, lawyer, and actor. A.
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, ©2006.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (viii, 224 pages, [6] pages of plates) : illustrations.
Additional Contributors: Hall, Randal L. 1971-
Gillespie, Michele


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