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The Resource A Modern southern reader : major stories, drama, poetry, essays, interviews, and reminiscences from the twentieth-century South, edited by Ben Forkner and Patrick Samway

A Modern southern reader : major stories, drama, poetry, essays, interviews, and reminiscences from the twentieth-century South, edited by Ben Forkner and Patrick Samway

Label
A Modern southern reader : major stories, drama, poetry, essays, interviews, and reminiscences from the twentieth-century South
Title
A Modern southern reader
Title remainder
major stories, drama, poetry, essays, interviews, and reminiscences from the twentieth-century South
Statement of responsibility
edited by Ben Forkner and Patrick Samway
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Major stories, drama, poetry, essays, interviews, and reminiscences from the 20th century South
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
810/.8/0975
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS551
LC item number
.M64 1986
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Forkner, Ben
  • Samway, Patrick H
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  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Authors, American
  • Authors, American
  • Authors, American
  • Southern States
  • Southern States
  • Southern States
Label
A Modern southern reader : major stories, drama, poetry, essays, interviews, and reminiscences from the twentieth-century South, edited by Ben Forkner and Patrick Samway
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
14129283
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
v, 736 pages
Isbn
9780934601016
Lccn
86021218
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)901525
Label
A Modern southern reader : major stories, drama, poetry, essays, interviews, and reminiscences from the twentieth-century South, edited by Ben Forkner and Patrick Samway
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
14129283
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
v, 736 pages
Isbn
9780934601016
Lccn
86021218
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)901525

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