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Death by melancholy; essays on modern Southern fiction.


Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press [1972] .
ISBN 9780807102367, 0807102369

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Subjects American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- Southern States -- History and criticism.
American fiction.
Geschichte.
Intellectual life.
Literatur.
Literature.
Melancholy in literature.
Roman américain -- États-Unis (sud) -- Histoire et critique.
Southern States -- In literature.
Southern States -- Intellectual life -- 1865-
Southern States.
USA -- Südstaaten.
Series Southern literary studies.
Description xi, 133 pages 23 cm.
Copyright Date [1972]
Summary Sullivan examines the work of such writers as Allen Tate, William Faulkner, Flannery O'Connor, Robert Penn Warren, and Katherine Anne Porter, and the decline in Southern writing after the Second World War.
Contents part 1. Allen Tate, Flem Snopes, and the last years of William Faulkner -- Flannery O'Connor, sin, and grace: Everything that rises must converge -- The historical novelist and the existential peril: Robert Penn Warren's Band of angels -- Katherine Anne Porter: the glories and the errors of her ways -- Southern novelists and the Civil War -- part 2. In time of the breaking of nations: the decline of Southern fiction -- The new Faustus: the Southern renascence and the Joycean aesthetic -- Southern writers in the modern world: death by melancholy.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area Southern States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)524384
(OCoLC)ocm00524384
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Sullivan, Walter, 1924-2006.
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