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A Modern southern reader : major stories, drama, poetry, essays, interviews, and reminiscences from the twentieth-century South

Author: Ben Forkner; Patrick H Samway
Publisher: Atlanta, Ga. : Peachtree Publishers, ©1986.
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Major stories, drama, poetry, essays, interviews, and reminiscences from the 20th century South.
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Modern southern reader.
Atlanta, Ga. : Peachtree Publishers, ©1986
(OCoLC)565090455
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Forkner; Patrick H Samway
ISBN: 0934601011 9780934601016 0934601089 9780934601085
OCLC Number: 14129283
Description: v, 736 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Children on their birthdays / Truman Capote --
Barn burning / William Faulkner --
Just like a tree / Ernest J. Gaines --
Old red / Caroline Gordon --
All the old harkening faces at the rail / Barry Hannah --
The gilded six-bits / Zora Neale Hurston --
The fugitives / Madison Jones --
Jericho, Jericho, Jericho / Andrew Lytle --
The life you save may be your own / Flannery O'Connor --
The jilting of Granny Weatherall / Katherine Anne Porter --
Uncle Grant / Reynolds Price --
First dark / Elizabeth Spencer --
In the Miro District / Peter Taylor --
A worn path / Eudora Welty --
Chickamauga / Thomas Wolfe --
The man who was almost a man / RIchard Wright --
Introduction --
Nelly Myers ; Coon song / A.R. Ammons --
My grandfather's funeral ; Tobacco men ; Drinking music / James Applewhite --
Where ; Work song ; The slip ; In rain / Wendell Berry --
Shooting rats at the Bibb County dump ; Under the boathouse ; Under the vulture-tree / David Bottoms --
The autumn bleat of the weathervane trombone ; Awakening to music ; Here ; Humility / Fred Chappell --
Joe Clisby's song ; Lee in the mountains / Donald Davidson --
A dog sleeping on my feet ; Cherrylog Road ; False youth : two seasons (winter) / James Dickey --
A girl in a library / Randall Jarrell --
Women in love ; Tales from a family album ; The grandfathers / Donald Justice --
The idea of ancestry / Etheridge Knight --
Southern vortex ; The exclusion principle ; Pity / William Mills --
Bells for John Whiteside's daughter ; THe equilibrists ; Antique harvesters ; Vision for Sweetwater ; Two in August / John Crowe Ransom --
It all comes together outside the restroom in Hogansville ; Grabbling in Yokna Bottom ; No man's good bull / James Seay --
The tire hangs in the yard ; The colors of our age : pink and black / Dave Smith --
The soup jar ; Mining in Killdeer Alley ; No yellow jackets on the mountain / Dabney Stuart --
Ode to the Confederate dead ; The oath ; The swimmers / Allen Tate --
Burial / Alice Walker --
Evening hawk ; English cocker : old and blind ; The corner of the eye ; The place ; Old photograph of the future ; Muted music ; Covered bridge ; Old-time Childhhood in Kentucky ; Mortal limit ; Three darknessess / Robert Penn Warren --
About a year after he got married he would sit alone in an abandoned shack in a cotton field enjoying himself ; He records a little song for a smoking girl ; A local man doesn't like the music / James Whitehead --
A poem for Emily ; After the revolution for Jesus the associate professor prepares his final remarks / Miller Williams --Northhanger Ridge ; Dead color / Charles Wright --
Introduction --
THe member of the wedding / Carson McCullers --
The glass menagerie / Tennessee Williams --
Introduction --
from The mind of the South / W.J. Cash --
Mississippi / William Faulkner --
The Catholic novelist in the Protestant South / Flannery O'Connor --
This quiet dust / William Styron --
A Southern mode of the imagination / Allen Tate --
Place in fiction / Eudora Welty --
The search for Southern identity / C. Vann Woodward --
from A death in the family / James Agee --
from You have seen their faces / Erskine Caldwell --
from A childhood : the biography of a place / Harry Crews --
from Mules and men and Dust tracks on a road : an autobiography / Zora Neale Hurston --
Always stand in against the curve / Willie Morris --
Introduction to Lanterns on the levee / Walker Percy --
from All God's dangers : the life of Nate Shaw / Theodore Rosengarten --
The boll weevil, the iron horse, and the end of the line : thoughts on the South / Louis D. Rubin, Jr. --
Blood-burning moon / Jean Toomer --
Ida M'Toy / Eudora Welty --
William Faulkner (with Jean Stein) --
Shelby Foote (with John Griffin Jones) --
Walker Percy, Questions they never asked me so he asked them himself.
Responsibility: edited by Ben Forkner and Patrick Samway.

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Major stories, drama, poetry, essays, interviews, and reminiscences from the 20th century South.

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