[SOCIAL FICTION] [AMERICAN FASCISM] [MISSISSIPPI] ELAM, Samuel Milton
Weevil in the Cotton
New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1940. First Edition. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 231pp. Solid, attractive copy in very nice pictorial dustjacket, Near Fine. One of a stream of American anti-fascist novels to appear during the late thirties, this one set in a fictional state (clearly fashioned on Mississippi) where a fascist group has taken power. Blotner: "...Intended as a warning that a European-style dicatorship could take root on American shores." HANNA 1077. BLOTNER p.373.