Percy-L: Literary and Philosophical Discussion


About Percy-L and How to Join

Percy-L is an e-mail based discussion group dedicated to exploring topics related to the work and thought of Walker Percy and may be used for submitting general interest and research questions to a large body of Percy enthusiasts and scholars. Students, general readers, and scholars are all welcome, as well as simply the curious.

Using Percy-L
After subscribing with the following form, members may post a message to all list members by sending an email to You can subscribe to the list, or change your existing subscription in the following sections.

To see the collection of prior postings to the list, visit the Percy-L Archives. Note: Below are instruction on How to Search the Percy-L archives (bottom of page).

Subscribing to Percy-L

Subscribe to Percy-L by filling out the following form. You will be sent email requesting confirmation, to prevent others from gratuitously subscribing you. Once confirmation is received, your request will be held for approval by the list moderator. You will be notified of the moderator's decision by email. This is also a hidden list, which means that the list of members is available only to the list administrator.

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Managing Your Account

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How To Search Percy-L

How To Search the Percy-L Listserv:
You can search the Percy-L archives by:
1) Go to the Google search engine (Opens in separate window).
2) Type: " your-search-term" in the Google search box. You can copy this text here:

2) Next: replace the phrase "your-search-term" with the keyword(s) you wish to find in all previous Percy-L posts. (Remove quotes.)
4) Note: It is important that you leave an empty space BEFORE "your-search-term" in the Google search phrase or your query will return no results. (Again, remove quotes.)

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