The Fable of the Southern Writer

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In books such as The Dispossessed Garden and The Brazen Face of History, Lewis P. Simpson has outlined - and in large part defined - the southern literary imagination. The Fable of the Southern Writer expands upon his previous work as it contemplates the drama of the literary self in quest of its historical identity. Written over the past decade, the eleven essays in this collection have as their centering theme a search for the autobiographical motive in southern fiction and criticism. Simpson directs his focus in these ...

The Fable of the Southern Writer 2003, Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge

ISBN-13: 9780807129159

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The Fable of the Southern Writer 1994, Louisiana State University Press

ISBN-13: 9780807118719

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