The Letters of C. Vann Woodward ed. by Michael O’Brien (review)

The Letters of C. Vann Woodward ed. by Michael O'Brien (Yale University Press, 2013)

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The Letters of C. Vann Woodward ed. by Michael O’Brien (review)

by Stephen J. Whitfield
Southern Cultures, Vol. 21, No. 4: Winter 2015

Yale University Press, 2013

In 1993, after a day spent at an academic conference in Oxford, Mississippi, a group of southern historians decided to go out for drinks at a funky, let-it-all-hang-out beer hall near the campus. One elderly and elegant member of the group, however, attracted the attention of the young waiter, who asked: “Who’s the dude in the suit?”