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Southern selves

from Mark Twain and Eudora Welty to Maya Angelou and Kaye Gibbons : a collection of autobiographical writing

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Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southern States,
  • Southern States.
    • Subjects:
    • Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- Southern States.,
    • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.,
    • Autobiographies -- Southern States.,
    • Southern States -- Intellectual life -- 1865-,
    • Southern States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited and with an introduction by James H. Watkins.
      ContributionsWatkins, James H.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS551 .S575 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 377 p. ;
      Number of Pages377
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL701728M
      ISBN 10067978103X
      LC Control Number97050206
      OCLC/WorldCa38055975

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      Southern Selves: The Child as Storyteller Tamra Wilson, M.F.A. Coming-of-Age stories are regarded by some as quintessentially American, and few have succeeded as well as Harper Lee and James Agee.   In Composing Selves: Southern Women and Autobiography, Peggy Whitman Prenshaw undertakes a survey of life narratives written by women who grew up in the South in the period between the end of the Civil War and the of its considerable merit is the wide expanse of its canvas. Prenshaw examines not only relatively well-known works by literary writers (including, most .


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Southern Selves book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The memoirist seek to capture not just a self but an entire world, 4/5. Southern Selves Paperback – J by James H. Watkins (Editor) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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When the seasons change, we’re on the hunt for new novels. Southern Selves: From Mark Twain and Eudora Welty to Maya Angelou and Kaye Gibbons--A Collection of Autobiographical Writing - Kindle edition by Watkins, James, Watkins, James H. Download it once and Southern selves book it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Southern Selves: From Mark Twain and Eudora Welty to Maya Angelou and 5/5(2). About Southern Selves The memoirist seek to capture not just a self but an entire world, and in this marvelous anthology thirty-one of the South’s finest writers—writers like Kaye Gibbons and Reynolds Price, Eudora Welty and Harry Crews, Richard Wright and Dorothy Allison—make their intensely personal contributions to a vibrant collective picture of southern life.

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The memoirist seek to capture not just a self but an entire world, and in this marvelous anthology thirty-one of the Sou Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. The memoirist seek to capture not just a self but an entire world, and in this marvelous anthology thirty-one of the South's finest writers—writers like Kaye Gibbons and Reynolds Price, Eudora Welty and Harry Crews, Richard Wright and Dorothy All.

The Paperback of the Southern Selves: From Mark Twain and Eudora Welty to Maya Angelou and Kaye Gibbons, A Collection of Autobiographical Writing by James Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : James H. Watkins.

Wide-ranging and engaging, Selves in Question considers the various ways in which auto/biographical accounts situate and question the self in contemporary southern twenty-seven interviews presented here consider both the ontological status and the representation of the self.

They remind us that the self is constantly under construction in webs of interlocution and that its status. "A Vintage original"--Title page verso Includes bibliographical references From A death in the Family / James Agee -- From Skin: talking about sex, class & literature / Dorothy Allison -- From I knew why the caged bird sings / Maya Angelou -- From On fire / Larry Brown -- From Brother to a dragonfly / Will D.

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Get this from a library. Southern selves: from Mark Twain and Eudora Welty to Maya Angelou and Kaye Gibbons: a collection of autobiographical writing. [James H Watkins;] -- The memoirist seek to capture not just a self but an entire world, and in this marvelous anthology thirty-one of the South's finest writers writers like Kaye Gibbons and Reynolds Price, Eudora Welty.

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This collection includes all three novels in the epic Southern Reach trilogy: Annihilation, Authority, and d for its evocative prose, chilling psychological twists, and intriguing story arc, this series has amassed high critical and popular acclaim, with book one landing on. Free Online Library: Composing Selves: Southern Women and Autobiography.(Book review) by "The Mississippi Quarterly"; Literature, writing, book reviews Regional focus/area studies Books Book reviews.

Composing Selves travels the wide terrain of female life in the South, analyzing various issues that range from racial consciousness to the deflection of personal achievement. All of the authors presented came of age during the era Prenshaw refers to as the “late southern Victorian period,” which began in and ended in the by: 5.

The story takes place in Atlanta, Georgia. Being a Southern girl myself, I really enjoyed the portions of the story involving Avery's family and their traditions. I also liked Avery and Jackson's relationship, although I wish the book would have started at the beginning of it/5(23).Composing Selves travels the wide terrain of female life in the South, analyzing various issues that range from racial consciousness to the deflection of personal achievement.

All of the authors presented came of age during the era Prenshaw refers to as the "late southern Victorian period," which began in and ended in the s.Annihilation is the 1st book in Jeff VanderMeer's Southern Reach trilogy. Time and place remain obscure, but a section of the "continent" has been off limits for some time due to some ill-defined overlay.

Explained away as some sort of environmental catastrophe, this regional anomaly has been extant for some time.