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Stories of the modern South

Author: Ben Forkner; Patrick H Samway
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Rich in irony, sly humor, and vivid, dramatic imagery, the literature of the modern South is a vital amalgam of a once-rural society's storytelling tradition and the painful contradictions and cultural clashes brought about by rapid change. This excellent collection includes works by Truman Capote, James Agee, William Faulkner, Flannery O'Connor, Anne Tyler, Reynolds Price, and many others.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Forkner; Patrick H Samway
ISBN: 014024705X 9780140247053
OCLC Number: 31865260
Notes: Previously published: 1977.
Description: xxix, 512 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: 1928 story / James Agee --
Water-message / John Barth --
The ugliest pilgrim / Doris Betts --
Children on their birthdays / Truman Capote --
Blue dive / Fred Chappell --
Pleadings / John William Corrington --
Over the hill / Andre Dubus --
Pantaloon in black / William Faulkner --
The sky is gray / Ernest Gaines --
Time of bitter children / George Garrett --
Revenge / Ellen Gilchrist --
The brilliant leaves / Caroline Gordon --
The faces of blood kindred / William Goyen --
Testimony of pilot / Barry Hannah --
Nobody's fool / Mary Hood --
The fugitives / Madison Jones --
The sojourner / Carson McCullers --
Good country people / Flannery O'Connor --
Trilobites / Breece D'J Pancake --
1934 / Jayne Anne Phillips --
Holiday / Katherine Anne Porter --
The warrior Princess Ozimba / Reynolds Price --
Angel / Eve Shelnutt --
The finder / Elizabeth Spencer --
What you hear from 'em / Peter Taylor --
The geologist's maid / Anne Tyler --
Strong horse tea / Alice Walker --
Blackberry winter / Robert Penn Warren --
The wide net / Eudora Welty --
The yellow bird / Tennessee Williams.
Responsibility: edited by Ben Forkner and Patrick Samway.

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Rich in irony, sly humor, and vivid, dramatic imagery, the literature of the modern South is a vital amalgam of a once-rural society's storytelling tradition and the painful contradictions and cultural clashes brought about by rapid change. This excellent collection includes works by Truman Capote, James Agee, William Faulkner, Flannery O'Connor, Anne Tyler, Reynolds Price, and many others.

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