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The Christ-haunted landscape : faith and doubt in southern fiction

Author: Susan Ketchin
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©1994.
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"Old-time religion" has been and still is a uniquely potent force in shaping the imaginations of southern fiction writers. A little more than a generation ago, Flannery O'Connor made a startling observation about herself and her fellow southerners: "By and large," she said, "people in the South still conceive of humanity in theological terms. While the South is hardly Christ-centered, it is most certainly

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Genre/Form: Church history
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ketchin, Susan.
Christ-haunted landscape.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©1994
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Ketchin
ISBN: 0878056696 9780878056699 087805670X 9780878056705
OCLC Number: 28631374
Description: xix, 408 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Lee Smith. God Not Only Speaks But Sings. "Tongues of Fire" Interview --
2. Reynolds Price. Saintly Outlaws. "Full Day" Interview --
3. Larry Brown. Proceeding Out from Calamity. "A Roadside Resurrection" Interview --
4. Sheila Bosworth. On Being Southern, Catholic, and Female. From Slow Poison. Interview --
5. Sandra Hollin Flowers. Something's Got a Hold on Me. "Hope of Zion" Interview --
6. Will Campbell. Mississippi Madness, Mississippi Magic. From Cecelia's Sin. Interview --
7. Doris Betts. Resting on the Bedrock of Original Sin. "This Is the Only Time I'll Tell It" Interview --
8. Randall Kenan. Ancient Spells and Incantations. "The Strange and Tragic Ballad of Mabel Pearsall" Interview --
9. Mary Ward Brown. Celebrating the True and Lively Word. "A New Life" Interview --
10. Harry Crews. The Writer as Shaman. From Scar Lover. Interview --
11. Clyde Edgerton. A Garden of Paradoxes. From Raney. Interview --
12. Allan Gurganus. When I'm Fog on a Coffin Lid. "It Had Wings."
Responsibility: by Susan Ketchin.


Presents Susan Ketchin's discerning interviews with twelve southerners living and writing in the South. Along with a piece of fiction by each are her penetrating commentaries about the impact of  Read more...


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