The New Georgia Encyclopedia Companion to Georgia Literature

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The New Georgia
Encyclopedia
COMPANION TO
Georgia
Literature

HUGH RUPPERSBURG, Volume Editor
JOHN C. INSCOE, General Editor

A PROJECT OF THE NEW GEORGIA ENCYCLOPEDIA
Published in association with the Georgia Humanities Council
and the University System of Georgia / GALILEO

The University of Georgia Press
Athens & London

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The New Georgia Encyclopedia Companion to Georgia Literature
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Foreword xi
  • Literature- Overview 1
  • Conrad Aiken - (1889–1973) 12
  • Raymond Andrews - (1934–1991) 16
  • Tina McElroy Ansa - (B. 1949) 19
  • Bill Arp - (Charles Henry Smith, 1826–1903) 22
  • Coleman Barks - (B. 1937) 24
  • Vereen Bell - (1911–1944) 30
  • Roy Blount Jr - (B. 1941) 32
  • Adrienne Bond - (1933–1996) 34
  • David Bottoms - (B. 1949) 37
  • Elias Boudinot - (CA. 1804–1839) 42
  • Edgar Bowers - (1924–2000) 45
  • Van K. Brock - (B. 1932) 50
  • Olive Ann Burns - (1924–1990) 53
  • Kathryn Stripling Byer - (B. 1944) 56
  • Erskine Caldwell - (1903–1987) 59
  • Cane 65
  • Jimmy Carter - (B. 1924) 68
  • Turner Cassity - (B. 1929) 75
  • Chattahoochee Review 78
  • Brainard Cheney - (1900–1990) 80
  • Thomas Holley Chivers - (1809–1858) 82
  • Pearl Cleage - (B. 1948) 84
  • Judith Ortiz Cofer - (B. 1952) 88
  • The Color Purple 91
  • Pat Conroy - (B. 1945) 95
  • Stephen Corey - (B. 1948) 100
  • Alfred Corn - (B. 1943) 104
  • Harry Crews - (B. 1935) 107
  • Rosemary Daniell - (B. 1935) 111
  • Janice Daugharty - (B. 1944) 115
  • Deliverance 117
  • James Dickey - (1923–1997) 120
  • Driving Miss Daisy 126
  • W. E. B. Du Bois in Georgia 129
  • Pam Durban - (B. 1947) 133
  • Margaret Edson - (B. 1961) 135
  • Augusta Jane Evans (Wilson) - (1835–1909) 138
  • Five Points 141
  • Berry Fleming - (1899–1989) 143
  • Francis Fontaine - (1845–1901) 145
  • Georgia Center for the Book 147
  • Georgia Humorists 149
  • Georgia Literature Commission 154
  • Georgia Nigger 156
  • Georgia Poetry Society 159
  • The Georgia Review 161
  • Georgia Writers Association 164
  • Georgia Writers Hall of Fame 166
  • God’s Little Acre 168
  • Gone with the Wind 171
  • Henry W. Grady - (1850–1889) 177
  • Julien Green - (1900–1998) 180
  • Melissa Fay Greene - (B. 1952) 184
  • Walter Griffin - (B. 1937) 188
  • Lewis Grizzard - (1946–1994) 191
  • Anthony Grooms - (B. 1955) 194
  • Evelyn Hanna - (1900–1982) 196
  • Will Harben - (1858–1919) 198
  • Corra Harris - (1869–1935) 201
  • Joel Chandler Harris - (1845–1908) 205
  • The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter 213
  • Mary Hood - (B. 1946) 216
  • Mac Hyman - (1923–1963) 219
  • I Am a Fugitive from a Georgia Chain Gang! 221
  • Arthur Crew Inman - (1895–1963) 225
  • Ha Jin - (B. 1956) 228
  • Georgia Douglas Johnson - (CA. 1877–1966) 232
  • Greg Johnson - (B. 1953) 235
  • Nunnally Johnson - (1897–1977) 238
  • Richard Malcolm Johnston - (1822–1898) 241
  • Tayari Jones - (B. 1970) 244
  • Jubilee 247
  • Terry Kay - (B. 1938) 250
  • James Kilgo - (1941–2002) 254
  • John Oliver Killens - (1916–1987) 258
  • Killers of the Dream 261
  • Martin Luther King Jr - (1929–1968) 265
  • Sidney Lanier - (1842–1881) 272
  • Stanley Lindberg - (1939–2000) 276
  • Augustus Baldwin Longstreet - (1790–1870) 279
  • Grace Lumpkin - (1891–1980) 283
  • Katharine Du Pre Lumpkin - (1897–1988) 286
  • A Man in Full 289
  • Frank Manley - (B. 1930) 293
  • Frances Mayes - (B. CA. 1940) 296
  • Carson McCullers - (1917–1967) 298
  • Ralph McGill - (1898–1969) 304
  • James Alan McPherson - (B. 1943) 309
  • The Member of the Wedding 312
  • Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil 315
  • Caroline Miller - (1903–1992) 319
  • Judson Mitcham - (B. 1948) 322
  • Margaret Mitchell - (1900–1949) 326
  • Marion Montgomery - (B. 1925) 332
  • Frances Newman - (1883–1928) 336
  • Flannery O’Connor - (1925–1964) 339
  • Flannery O’Connor’s Short Fiction 346
  • Eugenia Price - (1916–1996) 350
  • Wyatt Prunty - (B. 1947) 354
  • Janisse Ray - (B. 1962) 359
  • Byron Herbert Reece - (1917–1958) 362
  • John Rollin Ridge - (1827–1867) 366
  • Larry Rubin - (B. 1930) 370
  • Ferrol Sams - (B. 1922) 373
  • Bettie Sellers - (B. 1926) 376
  • Celestine Sibley - (1914–1999) 380
  • Anne Rivers Siddons - (B. 1936) 384
  • Charlie Smith - (B. 1947) 386
  • Lillian Smith - (1897–1966) 389
  • Strange Fruit 393
  • Swamp Water 396
  • William Tappan Thompson - (1812–1882) 400
  • Francis Orray Ticknor - (1822–1874) 404
  • Tobacco Road 406
  • Jean Toomer - (1894–1967) 409
  • Townsend Prize for Fiction 413
  • Lamar Trotti - (1900–1952) 415
  • Joseph Addison Turner - (1826–1868) 417
  • Alfred Uhry - (B. 1936) 420
  • Uncle Remus Tales 423
  • The Violent Bear It Away 427
  • John Donald Wade - (1892–1963) 429
  • Alice Walker - (B. 1944) 434
  • Don West - (1906–1992) 440
  • Bailey White - (B. 1950) 444
  • Walter White - (1893–1955) 446
  • Philip Lee Williams - (B. 1950) 451
  • Calder Willingham - (1922–1995) 454
  • The Wind Done Gone 457
  • Wise Blood 462
  • Frank Yerby - (1916–1991) 467
  • Contributors 471
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