What Do I Read Next?
A tale of incest in the Sutpen family set in the South, Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom! (1936) features Quentin Compson as a character.
Truman Capote's 1948 novel Other Voices, Other Rooms is the story of alienated youth set in the author's usual Southern Gothic atmosphere.
Margaret Mitchell's Pulitzer Prize-winning romantic novel Gone with the Wind, published in 1936, depicts the destruction of Southern culture during the Civil War.
Robert Perm Warren's 1946 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel All the King's Men portrays a charismatic Southern politician who has been compared to the real politician Huey Long.
Both of Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning plays Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1955) and A Streetcar Named Desire (1947) depict the sexual frustration of his characters in the context of Southern society.