[percy-l] Lit Crit on Percy - Where to Start?
jjdominy at ufl.edu
Sun Feb 17 10:21:51 EST 2008
Gary Ciuba has a book from last year that includes Percy as well as
Katherine Anne Porter, Flannery O'Connor, and Cormac McCarthy called
Desire Violence, & Divinity in Modern Southern Fiction. It's out
from the LSU Press.
On Feb 17, 2008, at 12:27 AM, Doug wrote:
> Ah, springtime! All the slumbering Percians emerging from their
> long dyadic
> dreams and reemerging into the bright triadic world, blinking
> bemusedly...Well timed, Jeff.
> Karey's list is a great help (thanks for sending that around,
> Karey). If
> you're wondering where to start, I would say Jay Tolson's biography (a
> well-written intellectual bio) and two relatively recent books: John
> Desmond's Walker Percy's Search for Community (great readings of
> all the
> novels and a sound intro to Percy's semiotics) and Farrell O'Gorman's
> Peculiar Crossroads (for Percy and O'Connor in relation to mid-century
> Catholic thought and southern letters generally).
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jeff Ballow" <jeffballow at nycmail.com>
> To: <percy-l at lists.ibiblio.org>
> Sent: Saturday, February 16, 2008 2:35 PM
> Subject: [percy-l] Lit Crit on Percy - Where to Start?
>> Hi All - New to this list but a long-time fan of Percy. While I
>> have read
>> his novels and essays, I haven't really read any literary
>> criticism on his
>> work. Which books (or articles/essays even) should I start with?
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Jordan J. Dominy, M.A.
University of Florida
Department of English
P. O. Box 117310
Gainesville, FL 32611-7310
jjdominy at ufl.edu
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