By Patti Carr Black
In 1917 while H. L. Mencken belittled the South as "almost as sterile artistically, intellectually and culturally because the Sahara Desert," he trigger a response that continues to be reverberating this day. the 1st factor of The Double broker out of recent Orleans in 1921 reported it "high time, we think, for a few doughty clear-visioned penmen to emerge from the sodden marshes of Southern literature." enormous quantities did. Supplanting the romantic novelists of the previous South, the recent Southern fiction author displayed a tremendous variety of curiosity and bold procedure. certainly, Southern fiction got here to be seen as might be the main major circulation in smooth American writing. right here in a quiz booklet pinpointing twentieth-century Southern writers are questions (and solutions) that inquiring minds want to know. What do Southern writers care approximately? What very good characters inhabit their pages? What Southern titles could be on each interpreting checklist? The Southern Writers Quiz ebook is stuffed with assessments in case you recognize and understand they be aware of Southern literature. The quizzes incorporated recommend a mess of attention-grabbing characters, unique locales, and mythic minds. This e-book is a video game of unabashed neighborhood chauvinism. It professes completely no try and search or express unifying ideas of Southern writing. as a substitute, it exists for the sheer pleasure of bragg adocio. Play alongside, and also you can also turn into a Southern Writers groupie. Patti Carr Black is the writer of paintings in Mississippi, 1790-1980 and lots of different books approximately Mississippi artwork and writers. She previously served as director of the previous Capitol Museum in Jackson.
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Wanderers "The Wanderers" 9. The Circus in the Attic Toys in the Attic 10. Homecoming Homecomings 11. The Cave Cavedweller 12. Sharpshooter The Sharpshooter Blues 13. The Bastard Bastard Out of Carolina Page 34 21. Star Attraction Writers sometimes make a character a star by using the name as the title. Match these southern characters/titles with their authors. 1. Kate Vaiden a. Winston Groom 2. Ellen Foster b. William Faulkner 3. Joiner c. Ward Greene 4. Raney d. Kaye Gibbons 5. Violet Clay e.
House Divided 4. Stark Young d. Marching On 5. Robert Penn Warren e. Bugles Blow No More 6. Allen Tate f. The Long Night 7. Margaret Mitchell g. The Unvanquished 8. Ellen Glasgow h. Gone with the Wind 9. Caroline Gordon i. So Red the Rose 10. William Faulkner j. The Battle-Ground 11. Ben Ames Williams k. Shiloh 12. T. S. Stribling l. The Fathers 13. David Madden m. By Valour and Arms 14. James Street n. Band ofAngels 15. James Boyd o. The Forge 16. Charles Frazier p. ''Ode to the Confederate Dead" 17.
Star Attraction Writers sometimes make a character a star by using the name as the title. Match these southern characters/titles with their authors. 1. Kate Vaiden a. Winston Groom 2. Ellen Foster b. William Faulkner 3. Joiner c. Ward Greene 4. Raney d. Kaye Gibbons 5. Violet Clay e. Ellen Gilchrist 6. Meridian f. Gail Godwin 7. Sarah Conley g. James Whitehead 8. Joe h. Reynolds Price 9. Ray i. Barry Hannah 10. Gabriella j. Erskine Caldwell 11. Cora Potts k. Beverly Lowry 12. Emma Blue l. Ellen Glasgow 13.
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