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The Lady in the Old South : A Study of the South (3)

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Kobe Shoin Women’s University Repository Title The Lady in the Old South ―A Study of the South (3) ― Author(s) Yoko Matsudaira Citation Shoin Literary Review,No.9:89-103 Issue Date 1975 Resource Type Bulletin Paper / 紀要論文 Resource Version URL Right Additional Information The Lady in the old South ‐A  Study of the South(3)‐ Yoko  MATSUDAIRA InhisbookSouthernLifeinTictionJayS.Hubbelrightlypoints out1)thattheSouth's且nestproduct,asweoftenfailtoremember,was notitscottonortobaccooritstextileandcigarettefactoriesoreven itsliterature,butitsmenandwomen,thatistosay,gentlemenand ladies.Astothepartofthegentlelnan,welhavealreadyseensome・ thingofitinoneoftheformeressaysinthisseries,Sothenext stepshouldbetotrytoseehowtheotherha]fwasintheantebellum South,whichisanaimofthepresentessay.Beforeproceedingto it,however,letusgobacktothegentlemanfirst. Asweknow,theconceptofthegentlemanisoneofthemost importantideasbroughtnotonlytotheSouthbuttoAmericaasa whpleintheintellectualluggage.ofseventeenth-centurysettlers. LouisB.Wrightclearlystatesinhisfineessay"TheRenaissance TraditioninAmerica"2)thatitwastheconceptoftheRenaissance gentlemandevelopedinEnglandduringthereignsofElizaUethand JamesthatwasbroughttoAmerica.ItistruethatinEnglandthe Renaissancehadacharactervastlydifferentfromthemovementin Y.JayB.Hubbel,SouthernLifeinFiction(UniversityofGeorgiaPress, 1962),p,38、 2.DennyandGilman,eds.TheAmericanWriterandEuropean'Tradition (TheUniversityofMinnesotaPress,1950),p6. ., ItalyandthatthepaganismoftheItalianRenaissancewasmodified bytheinfluenceofChristianity,particularlyCalvinismandbythe ideasofgrowingmiddleclass.ThisidealofChristiangentleman, togetherwithavigorousnuctuesderivedfromtheRenaissanceideology , haddramaticinfluenceonAmericansociallife. MostemigrantswhoarrivedinAmericainthefirstcenturyof settlementwereneithertechnicallygentlemennor

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