Contemporary Southern Literature Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Contemporary Literary Criticism)


Brinkmeyer, Jr., Robert H. “Finding One's History: Bobbie Ann Mason and Contemporary Southern Literature.” Southern Literary Journal 19, no. 2 (spring 1987): 20-33.

Brinkmeyer characterizes Mason's probing of history in her novels as a typically Southern concern.

Donlon, Jocelyn Hazelwood. “‘Born on the Wrong Side of the Porch’: Violating Traditions in Bastard out of Carolina.Southern Folklore 55, no. 2 (1998): 133-44.

Donlon discusses Dorothy Allison's novel and the ways in which Allison uses the symbol of the front porch to show that the main character, Bone, “operates outside of...

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