Reference Material on Wilbur J. Cash

Clayton, Bruce. W.J. Cash, a Life. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University, 1991.

Eagles, Charles W., ed. The Mind of the South: Fifty Years Later. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1992.

Escott, Paul D., ed. W.J. Cash and the Minds of the South. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1992.

Hobson, Fred. “The Meaning of Aristocracy: Wilbur Cash and William Alexander Percy” in his Tell About the South: The Southern Rage to Explain. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1983. 244-294.

King, Richard H. A Southern Renaissance: The Cultural Awakening of the American South. New York: Oxford University Press, 1982.

Morrison, Joseph L. “Found: The Missing Editorship of W.J. Cash.” The North Carolina Historical Review 47.1 (Jan. 1970): 40-50.

—. “The Obsessive ‘Mind’ of W.J. Cash.” Virginia Quarterly Review 41.2 (Spring 1965). 266-286.

—. W. J. Cash, Southern Prophet: a Biography and Reader. New York: Knopf, 1967.

O’Brien, Michael. “A Private Passion: W.J. Cash,” in Rethinking the South: Essays in Intellectual History, Ed. Michael O’Brien. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1988. 179-189.

Rubin, Louis D. Jr. “The Mind of the South.” Sewanee Review 62.4 (Oct.-Dec. 1954): 683-695.

Woodward, C. Vann. “”The Elusive Mind of the South”.” American Counterpoint: Slavery and Racism in the North-South Dialogue. Boston: Little, Brown, 1971. 161-183.

—. “W.J. Cash Reconsidered.” New York Review of Books 13.10 (Dec. 4, 1969): 28-34.

Wilbur J. Cash Collection. Z. Smith Reynolds Library at Wake Forest University. Web:

W.J. Cash: Quandaries of the Mind – A Multimedia Examination of W.J. Cash and his Writings. Web.