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11.00.02 Brosman, Catherine Savage, Louisiana Creole Literature: A Historical Study, published in 2013

Catherine Savage Brosman’s Louisiana Creole Literature:  A Historical Study was published  2013.  The author is a recognized poet and long-time professor of French at Tulane University in New Orleans.  We recommend this as a good place to start reading about the culture of the most unique State of the South and the United States in the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries.   Also a good place to learn about many excellent but forgotten or misrepresented Southern writers (in French and English):  Charles E. Gayerre’, Alfred Mercier, Lafcadio Hearn, Grace King, Kate Chopin, Ruth McEnery Stuart, and others.  There is also some guidance on writers to avoid if one is seeking true literature rather than Politically Correct treatises.