Gray, Richard J.

The literature of memory : modern writers of the American South / by Richard Gray. - xi, 377 pages ; 24 cm

Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-369) and index.

The social and historical context -- The Nashville agrarians -- The good farmer: some variations on a historical theme -- Back to the old plantation: the recovery and reexamination of a dream -- The individual talent: William Faulkner and the Yoknapatawpha novels -- Aftermath: Southern literature since World War II. chapter 1. chapter 2. chapter 3. chapter 4. chapter 5. chapter 6.

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Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 --Criticism and interpretation.
Wolfe, Thomas, 1900-1938 --Criticism and interpretation.
Warren, Robert Penn, 1905- --Criticism and interpretation.
O'Connor, Flannery--Criticism and interpretation.
Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson, 1873-1945 --Criticism and interpretation.
McCullers, Carson, 1917-1967 --Criticism and interpretation.
Caldwell, Erskine, 1903- --Criticism and interpretation.
Capote, Truman, 1924- --Criticism and interpretation.

American literature--History and criticism.--Southern States
American literature--History and criticism.--20th century
Memory in literature.

Southern States--Intellectual life--1865-
Southern States--In literature.

PS261 / .G68