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For those believe the literature of the American South is worthy of deep discussion, and also for any who are interested in spending some time with those who do, welcome.

Attempts to define or delimit the territory covered by "the deep south" are undertaken in vain. There are as many Souths in letters as there are readers and writers. Welcome to all.

(For the purposes of helping folks find this little cranny of LT, I will list some southern things: alabama, florida, georgia, mississippi, north carolina, south carolina, tennessee, kudzu, sweet tea, football, african american, spanish moss, bourbon, civil war, William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, Flannery O'connor, Harper Lee, Walker Percy - and newer writers like Fannie Flagg, Rick Moody, Anne Rivers Siddons, Rick Bragg, Mark Childress, Jill McCorkle, Cormac McCarthy.....)

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Deep South Magazine Summer 2014 Reading List 3elenchus, July 25ignore
Newbie to Faulkner needs some advice... 62laytonwoman3rd, June 8ignore
Adopt My Extensive Book Collection - Miami area 3joririchardson, June 7ignore
William Gay Dead at 68 4laytonwoman3rd, February 28ignore
Cormac McCarthy 24laytonwoman3rd, February 28ignore
New member looking for suggestions/discussion 25trishpaw, July 2013ignore
Most Influential Southern Novel 22laytonwoman3rd, June 2013ignore
Flannery O'Connor 2FancyHorse, May 2013ignore
Note from Walker Percy 18randyattwood, April 2013ignore
gods in alabama 2rabornj, September 2012ignore
southern gothic literature 50Tracktack, September 2012ignore
magick in literature 4kundalini, August 2012ignore
Harry Crews Dead 2rabornj, March 2012ignore
Susan Wittig Albert's New Series 1marell, February 2012ignore
Some Help for a Paper? 2varielle, August 2011ignore
William Gay Interview 2jimsnopes, June 2011ignore
Birthday Letter from Mark Twain 2Muscogulus, April 2011ignore
expert in southern slang 13laytonwoman3rd, March 2011ignore
Winter's Bone 4laytonwoman3rd, June 2010ignore
Southern to the bone 8widge, June 2010ignore
Barry Hannah 2geneg, March 2010ignore
Best Southern Non-Fiction of all time 2Hagelstein, January 2010ignore
New Yorker article on Atticus Finch, Southern Lit and Liberalism 4Dystopos, January 2010ignore
A Southern Literary Trek 5tonyshaw14, October 2009ignore
Top 75 Authors 5andyray, September 2009ignore
Poetic overlapping in As I Lay Dying 5phwtw, July 2009ignore
James Dickey (1923–97) 3mrkurtz, June 2009ignore
calder willingham the neglected genius 5tonyshaw14, April 2009ignore
Eudora Welty Recommendation? 7yoga-gal, April 2009ignore
The Known World 3SaintSunniva, March 2009ignore
The Sound of Building Coffins 3tobypress, February 2009ignore
ENGL E-175 1Dystopos, January 2009ignore
Southern Literary Trail 3laytonwoman3rd, October 2008ignore
Erskine Caldwell 4geneg, August 2008ignore
August-September 2008 Book of the Month 1Dystopos, August 2008ignore
July 2008 Book of the Month 14Dystopos, August 2008ignore
Annual Faulkner Conference at Ole Miss 9laytonwoman3rd, June 2008ignore
No more book of the month? 13Dystopos, June 2008ignore
Faulkner: question concerning Sanctuary and Requiem for a Nun 3ateolf, June 2008ignore
southern audio 4GeorgiaDawn, June 2008ignore
The Well and the Mine 2laytonwoman3rd, June 2008ignore
March 2008 Book of the Month 20LouisBranning, April 2008ignore
February 2008 Book of the Month 12andyray, March 2008ignore
Savannah Book Festival - February 2, 2008 - 10a-4pm - Free! 1SqueakyChu, February 2008ignore
New Faulkner Blog - Blog Roll Exhange 1TreeOfMirrors, January 2008ignore
The Stories of Flannery and Faulkner: A Conference and Celebration 1DromJohn, January 2008ignore
January, 2008 book of the month 14Dystopos, January 2008ignore
November 2007 Book of the Month 10GeorgiaDawn, December 2007ignore
Ecology of a Cracker Childhood 7sintari, December 2007ignore
Deep South Message Board 76andyray, December 2007ignore
January 2008 Book of the Month 3Dystopos, December 2007ignore
December 2007 Book of the Month 2Dystopos, November 2007ignore
October 2007 Book of the Month 5Dystopos, November 2007ignore
southern bigotry 11geneg, November 2007ignore
May 2007 Book of the Month 13Dystopos, October 2007ignore
October 2007 Book of the Month 14Dystopos, October 2007ignore
September 2007 Book of the Month 9Dystopos, October 2007ignore
New Southern Photography Book--Joe York on roadside religion 9TheresaWilliams, September 2007ignore
At the Moon's Inn 1DromJohn, September 2007ignore
August 2007 Book of the Month 13Dystopos, September 2007ignore
July Book Of The Month 8Dystopos, August 2007ignore
Need help from Faulkner fans 11thf4, August 2007ignore
thank you 4andyray, July 2007ignore
ferrol sams 3geneg, July 2007ignore
Misrepresentations or Misconceptions of the South in Literature 19andyray, June 2007ignore
June 2007 Book of the Month 1Dystopos, June 2007ignore
Two Remarkable Non-Fiction Books by Two Remarkable Southern Novelists 2Seajack, May 2007ignore
April 2007 Book of the Month 10Dystopos, May 2007ignore
Book of the Month - April 2007 21geneg, April 2007ignore
New member 5CarolinaCatherine, March 2007ignore
Another Southern group 3CarolinaCatherine, March 2007ignore
Book of the Month - October 3Dystopos, October 2006ignore
Book of the Month 14Dystopos, October 2006ignore

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