Southern Selves

Southern Selves

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The memoirist seek to capture not just a self but an entire world, and in this marvelous anthology thirty-one of the South's finest writersa€”writers like Kaye Gibbons and Reynolds Price, Eudora Welty and Harry Crews, Richard Wright and Dorothy Allisona€”make their intensely personal contributions to a vibrant collective picture of southern life. In the hands of these superb artists, the South's rich tradition of storytelling is brilliantly revealed. Whether slave or master, intellectual or qredneck, q each voice in this moving and unforgettable collection is proof that southern literature richly deserves its reputation for irreverent humor, exquisite language, a feeling for place, and an undying, often heartbreaking sense of the past. From the Trade Paperback edition.From Mark Twain and Eudora Welty to Maya Angelou and Kaye Gibbons A Collection o f Autobiographical Writing James ... Eyes Were Watching God, written in 1937), several plays, numerous short stories and essays, and an autobiography, anbsp;...

Title:Southern Selves
Author:James Watkins
Publisher:Vintage - 2007-12-18


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