Unraveling and Defining Southern Literature
“As the South goes, so goes the nation… Stories set in the South should be recognized not as stories about a particular place and time, but as microcosms of the great crucible in which all Americans now labor in our ongoing struggle over the future of our country’s divided soul.” -Ed Tarkington Southern literature is […]
What is Southern Fiction? And What the Heck is Southern Gothic?
Southern Fiction The South has produced slews of stories and storytellers. And while just about anyone can identify a “Southern Fiction” novel when they start reading it, the genre is at once hard and simple to define. The Book Genre Dictionary defines Southern Fiction as stories that are “set in the Southern United States, or […]