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Faulkner and Welty and the southern literary tradition

Noel Polk

Faulkner and Welty and the southern literary tradition

by Noel Polk

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Published by University Press of Mississippi in Jackson .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Faulkner, William, -- 1897-1962 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Welty, Eudora, -- 1909-2001 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Literature and society -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Women and literature -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century,
  • American literature -- Southern States -- History and criticism,
  • Southern States -- Intellectual life,
  • Southern States -- In literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-202) and index.

    StatementNoel Polk.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3511.A86 Z946353 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 207 p. ;
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16922094M
    ISBN 101934110841
    ISBN 109781934110843
    LC Control Number2007038113

    American literature - American literature - Southern fiction: Post-World War II Southern writers inherited Faulkner’s rich legacy. Three women—Eudora Welty, Flannery O’Connor, and Carson McCullers, specialists in the grotesque—contributed greatly to Southern fiction. O’Connor, writing as a Roman Catholic in the Protestant South, created a high comedy of moral incongruity in her. Focuses on the term `Southern Gothic' which has been applied to modern Southern literature, with reference to the book `A Curtain of Green and Other Stories,' by Eudora Welty and several books by William Faulkner. Publication of Welty's book in ; Objective of the article; Reference to the term Southern Gothic by Carson McCullers in her book.

    For a one-of-a-kind perspective on the life of a literary legend, pick up Eudora Welty's On William Faulkner, an appealing little collection of Welty's writings on the master of Southern compilation includes photographs, essays, speeches and letters, providing lucid evaluations of the man as well as his work.   Marking Mississippi’s Literary Trail, From William Faulkner to Jesmyn Ward Jesmyn Ward, a Mississippi native and two-time winner of the National Book Award, is proud of her state’s literary.

    In the course of her presentation, she offers some excellent new assessments of Welty’s relation to the “female Gothic” and the “Southern Gothic” and to William Faulkner and Jane Austen. This book is one of the most informed studies to date of Welty’s relation to the literary mainstream of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.   The South has one of the richest literary traditions on Earth, so it is a fitting place for the only sanctioned tri-state literary trail in the United States. The Southern Literary Trail is a seemingly natural idea, born during an April meeting of literary enthusiasts, festival organizers, and museum directors from Georgia, Alabama, and Author: Emily Gatlin.


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Valuable scholarship from a leading textual critic on southern literature About the Author Noel Polk () was a professor of English at the University of Southern Mississippi and Mississippi State University, is the author of many critical studies on Welty and Faulkner, and is the coeditor of the Library of America edition of Faulkner's by: Faulkner and Welty and the Southern Literary Tradition collects Polk's essays from the lates to Featuring an introduction that places Faulkner and Welty at the center of the South's literary heritage, the volume asks useful, probing questions about southern literature and Cited by: The Paperback of the Faulkner and Welty and the Southern Literary Tradition by Noel Polk at Barnes & Noble.

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Faulkner and Welty and the Southern Literary Tradition Book Description: As one of the preeminent scholars of southern literature, Noel Polk has delivered lectures, written journal articles and essays, and discussed the rich legacy of the South's literary heritage around the world for over three decades.

"Faulkner and Welty and the Southern Literary Tradition collects Polk's essays from the late s to Featuring an introduction that places Faulkner and Welty at the center of the South's literary heritage, the volume asks useful, probing questions about southern literature and provides insightful analysis."--BOOK JACKET.

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These are the same critics who have too often lumped Eudora Welty and Faulkner together, who have argued that their literary strengths lie directly in their roots in the South. BY THE TIME EUDORA WELTY PUBLISHED A Curtain of Green and Other Stories inthe term "Southern Gothic" had become something very like a synonym--or a cliche for modern Southern literature.

Louise Bogan even rifled her review of Welty's collection "The Gothic South."Cited by: 9. Buy Faulkner and Welty and the Southern Literary Tradition from a real book store. William Faulkner and Southern History represents an unprecedented publishing event--an eminent historian writing on a major literary figure.

By revealing the deep history behind the art of the South's most celebrated writer, Williamson evokes new insights and deeper understanding, providing anyone familiar with Faulkner's great novels with a. William Faulkner, William James, and the American Pragmatic Tradition; Faulkner and Welty and the Southern Literary Tradition John Lowe Search for other works by this author on:Author: John Lowe.

Faulkner and Welty and the Southern Literary Tradition Book Summary: As one of the preeminent scholars of southern literature, Noel Polk has delivered lectures, written journal articles and essays, and discussed the rich legacy of the South's literary heritage around the world for over three decades.

His work on William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, Walker Percy, and other writers is incisive and groundbreaking. Making a Spectacle: Welty, Faulkner, and Southern Gothic* By the time Eudora Welty published A Curtain of Green and Other Stories inthe term "Southern Gothic" had become something very like a synonym—or a cliché—for modern Southern literature.

Louise Bogan even titled her review of Welty's collection "The Gothic South."1 Other reviewers. Anxiety about the New Woman in the South--and the way both Faulkner and Welty responded to the implications of her presence--might also tell us a good deal about the intertextual relationship between Faulkner's frieze of gothic women in his short fiction of the s and s--especially "A Rose for Emily," "Dry September," "There Was a Queen Cited by: 9.

Simply put, "This book collects Welty's writings on Faulkner." Eudora Welty and William Faulkner are, of course, the pair of giants on whose shoulders the literature of the state of Mississippi--indeed, all of southern literature--rests.

The older Faulkner and the younger Welty were acquaintances but never buddies; Welty didn't need a mentor Cited by: 6. Faulkner and Welty and the Southern Literary Tradition. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, Prenshaw, Peggy Whitman, ed.

Women Writers of the Contemporary South. This literary road trip takes in the haunts of Faulkner, O’Connor, Welty and seven other Southern : Howell Raines. Free Online Library: Making a spectacle: Welty, Faulkner, and Southern Gothic *.(Eudora Welty, William Faulkner) by "The Mississippi Quarterly"; Literature, writing, book reviews Regional focus/area studies Femininity Criticism and interpretation Southern gothic.Southern Gothic is a literary tradition that came into its own in the early twentieth century.

It is rooted in the Gothic style, which had been popular in European literature for many centuries. Gothic writers concocted wild, frightening scenarios in which mysterious secrets, supernatural occurrences, and characters’ extreme duress conspired. Today in Literary History: Faulkner On SeptemAmerican author William Faulkner was born.

Along with Flannery O’Connor, Tennessee Williams, Eudora Welty, Zora Neale Hurston, Carson McCullers, and Gloria Naylor Faulkner is a prominent part of the literary tradition of the American South.