hannigraham : 

  “There are two qualities that make fiction. One is the sense of mystery and the other is the sense of manners. You get the manners from the texture of existence that surrounds you. The great advantage of being a Southern writer is that we don’t have to go anywhere to look for manners; bad or good, we’ve got them in abundance. We in the South live in a society that is rich in contradiction, rich in irony, rich in contrast, and particularly rich in its speech”                                                                                  -Flannery O'Connor 
 
      N O V E L S / N O V E L L A S      
      Absalom, Absalom!   by William Faulkner   
     As I Lay Dying   by William Faulkner   
     Beloved   by Toni Morrison   
     A Confederacy of Dunces   by John Kennedy Toole   
     God’s Little Acre   by  Erskine Caldwell  
    Gone with the Wind   by Margaret Mitchell  
    The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter   by Carson McCullers   
    Light in August   by William Faulkner  
    Look Homeward, Angel   by Thomas Wolfe  
    The Neon Bible   by John Kennedy Toole  
    The Night of the Hunter   by Davis Grubb  
    The Optimist’s Daughter   by Eudora Welty  
    Other Voices, Other Rooms   by Truman Capote  
    Outer Dark   by Cormac McCarthy  
    Sanctuary   by William Faulkner  
    Sartoris   by William Faulkner  
    The Sound and the Fury   by William Faulkner  
    To Kill a Mockingbird   by Harper Lee  
    Tobacco Road   by Erskine Caldwell  
    The Violent Bear It Away   by Flannery O'Connor  
    Wise Blood   by Flannery O'Connor  
     S H O R T  S T O R I E S    
      A Good Man Is Hard to Find   By Flannery O'Connor   
     A Rose for Emily   by William Faulkner   
     Barn Burning   by William Faulkner   
     The Flowers   by Alice Walker   
     Kneel to the Rising Sun   by Erskine Caldwell   
     Mountain Victory   by William Faulkner   
     The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County   by Mark Twain   
     Why I Live at the P.O.   by Eudora Welty   
     P O E T R Y    
      Southern Gothic   by Rickey Laurentiis   
     Playing Dead   by  Andrew Hudgins

hannigraham:

“There are two qualities that make fiction. One is the sense of mystery and the other is the sense of manners. You get the manners from the texture of existence that surrounds you. The great advantage of being a Southern writer is that we don’t have to go anywhere to look for manners; bad or good, we’ve got them in abundance. We in the South live in a society that is rich in contradiction, rich in irony, rich in contrast, and particularly rich in its speech”                                                  
                               -Flannery O'Connor
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