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Death by melancholy; essays on modern Southern fiction.

Author: Walter Sullivan
Publisher: Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press [1972]
Series: Southern literary studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sullivan examines the work of such writers as Allen Tate, William Faulkner, Flannery O'Connor, Robert Penn Warren, and Katherine Anne Porter, and the decline in Southern writing after the Second World War.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Sullivan
ISBN: 0807102369 9780807102367
OCLC Number: 524384
Description: xi, 133 pages 23 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Allen Tate, Flem Snopes, and the last years of William Faulkner --
Flannery O'Connor, sin, and grace: Everything that rises must converge --
The historical novelist and the existential peril: Robert Penn Warren's Band of angels --
Katherine Anne Porter: the glories and the errors of her ways --
Southern novelists and the Civil War --
pt. 2. In time of the breaking of nations: the decline of Southern fiction --
The new Faustus: the Southern renascence and the Joycean aesthetic --
Southern writers in the modern world: death by melancholy.
Series Title: Southern literary studies.

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Sullivan examines the work of such writers as Allen Tate, William Faulkner, Flannery O'Connor, Robert Penn Warren, and Katherine Anne Porter, and the decline in Southern writing after the Second World War.

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