Published semiannually since 1967, The Southern Literary Journal is concerned with the literary and intellectual life of the American South, in the most expansive sense of that term. It features essays dealing with southern writing from all periods and genres, and its eclectic approach includes literary criticism, historical studies, and thematic and comparative analysis.
The University of North Carolina Press is the oldest university press in the South and one of the oldest in the country. Founded in 1922, the Press is the creation of that same distinguished group of educators and civic leaders whowere instrumental in transforming the University of North Carolina from astruggling college with a few associated professional schools into a majoruniversity. The purpose of the Press, as stated in its charter, is "to promotegenerally, by publishing deserving works, the advancement of the arts andsciences and the development of literature." The Press achieved this goal earlyon, and the excellence of its publishing program has been recognized for morethan eight decades by scholars throughout the world. UNC Press is also the proud publisher for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture in Williamsburg, Virginia. More information can be found about the Omohundro Institute and its books at the Institute's website. For a full listing of Institute books on Books@JSTOR, click here. UNC Press publishes journals in a variety of fields including Early American Literature, education, southern studies, and more. Many of our journal issues are also available as ebooks. UNC Press publishes over 100 new books annually, in a variety of disciplines, in a variety of formats, both print and electronic. To learn more about our books and journals programs, please visit us at www.uncpress.unc.edu.