Academic Lives

The Achievement of William Styron

Advancing Sisterhood?

An Aesthetics of Junk Fiction

The Aesthetics of Power

Afro-Modernist Aesthetics and the Poetry of Sterling A. Brown

All-American Girl

The Ambivalent Art of Katherine Anne Porter

American Body Politics

American Childhood

American Cinema and the Southern Imaginary

American Literature and the Experience of Vietnam

The American Roman Noir

America’s Darwin

The Amistad Revolt

Another Beauty

Anti-Nazi Writers in Exile

Apocalyptic Sentimentalism

Apples and Ashes

An Artist in the Rigging

Baudelaire Judged by Spanish Critics, 1857-1957

Baudelaire’s “Argot Plastique”

Baudelaire’s Prose Poems

Ben Jonson’s London

Bertolt Brecht

Bibliography of Georgia Authors, 1949-1965

The Bioregional Imagination

Bitter Tastes

Black Literature and Humanism in Latin America

Black Masculinity and the U.S. South

Black on Earth

Borges’s Poe

The Boswellian Hero

Boswell’s Life of Johnson

The Burdens of Formality

Can’t I Love What I Criticize?

A Century of Early Ecocriticism

Challenging Boundaries

Changing Landscapes

Character and Consciousness in Eighteenth-Century Comic Fiction

Charles W. Chesnutt and the Fictions of Race

The Child Figure in English Literature

Coleridge, Language and Criticism

Comic Theaters

Coming into Contact

A Companion to The Crying of Lot 49

A Companion to V.


Conserving Words

Consuming Silences

Converging Stories

Creating Flannery O’Connor

Creating the Culture of Reform in Antebellum America

Critical Fictions

Critical Memory

Critical Mythology of Irony

Cultural Patronage of Medieval Women

Cultural Readings of Restoration and Eighteenth-Century English Theater

Daughter of the Swan

Daughters of the Great Depression

Daughters of Time

Defoe and Fictional Time

Delayed Endings

Desperate Storytelling

Dickens and the Broken Scripture

Did Pocahontas Save Captain John Smith?

A Difficult Grace

Disturbing Calculations

Divided Sovereignties

Don DeLillo

The Dramaturgy of Shakespeare’s Romances

Dylan Thomas

The Ecocriticism Reader

Edgar Allan Poe As Literary Critic

The Emerson Dilemma

Emily Bronte and Beethoven

The Empire Abroad and the Empire at Home

Empowering Words

Environmental Renaissance

Eudora Welty, Whiteness, and Race

Eudora Welty’s Fiction and Photography

Eugene O’Neill’s Last Plays

Evangelism and Resistance in the Black Atlantic, 1760–1835

The Expansion and Transformations of Courtly Literature

Experimenting on the Borders of Modernism

Explorations in Doughty’s Arabia Deserta

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Fables of Subversion

Faith and Folly in Shakespeare’s Romantic Comedies

Fallen Forests

A Familiar Strangeness

The Fate of American Poetry

Faulkner and Southern Womanhood

Faulkner and the Great Depression

Faulkner Studies in Japan

Faulkner’s Heroic Design

Faulkner’s Place

Fiction 2000

Fiction’s Inexhaustible Voice

Fields Watered with Blood

Fights of Fancy

Fingering the Jagged Grain

Fire and Power

Flannery O’Connor

Flannery O’Connor

Flannery O’Connor

Flannery O’Connor’s Library

Flannery O’Connor’s South

Fleshing Out America

The Flexible Lyric

The Fluent Mundo

Foods of the Gods

Forensic Fictions

Forests of Symbols

Forgiving the Boundaries

Foul and Fair Play

Founding Fictions


God and the Imagination

Goethe’s Science in the Structure of the Wanderjahre

The Golden Horns

Good Observers of Nature

The Gorgon’s Head

Gravity’s Rainbow, Domination, and Freedom

The Guernica Bull

Hamlet’s Search for Meaning

Hawthorne and Melville

Heart In Conflict

Hunger Overcome?

The Idea of the City in the Age of Shakespeare

Identifying Marks

Imagining the Earth

The Immoderate Past

Immortal Engines

In Mind of Johnson

Into a Light Both Brilliant and Unseen

Invisible Men

The ISLE Reader

Jane Austen and Mozart

Jim Crow, Literature, and the Legacy of Sutton E. Griggs

Joel Chandler Harris, Folklorist

John Ashbery and You

John Burroughs and the Place of Nature

John Stuart Mill and the Writing of Character

Keywords for Southern Studies

The Labor of Words

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and the Eighteenth-Century Familiar Letter

The Language of the American South

The Life of the Party

Listening to the Land

Literary Cultures of the Civil War

Literary Symbiosis

Little Women

Look to the Lady

Love and Narrative Form in Toni Morrison’s Later Novels

The Making of Malcolm Lowry’s Under the Volcano

Mankynde in Shakespeare

Mapping Region in Early American Writing

Mark Twain & Company

Mark Twain, Culture and Gender

Mastery’s End

The Material of Poetry

The Measured Word

Melville and His Circle

Melville’s Art of Democracy

Melville’s Later Novels

Melville’s Short Fiction, 1853-1856

Missing Persons

Mulattas and Mestizas

The Muse in the Machine

Nabokov’s Novels in English

Narrative and Culture

The Nation’s Region

Neo–Segregation Narratives

The New American Novel of Manners

New World Poetics

Nursery Realms

Occupy Pynchon

On Interpretation

Origins of Futuristic Fiction

Our Sister Editors

Pageantry in the Shakespearean Theater

Partial Faiths

Passions for Nature

Patterned Aimlessness

Perspective in Shakespeare’s English Histories

The Philosophical Biographer

Poetics of Children’s Literature

Poetry as Persuasion

Poetry as Survival

A Poetry of Two Minds

The Politics of Samuel Johnson

Positive as Sound

Posthuman Blackness and the Black Female Imagination

The Power of the Porch

The Presence of Grace and Other Book Reviews by Flannery O’Connor

The Prestige of Violence

Quick Springs of Sense

Radical Visions

Re-Writing America

Reading for the Body

Reading Race

Reading These United States

Real Phonies

Realism and the Birth of the Modern United States

Reciprocities in the Nonfiction Novel

Reconnecting with John Muir


Reconstructing the Native South

Refiguring Huckleberry Finn

The Reflective Journey Toward Order

Relativism in the Arts

Remapping Southern Literature

Renaissance in Charleston

Resonant Gaps

Rethinking Social Realism

Righteous Violence

Risen Sons

Romancing the Vote

Romanticism and Children’s Literature in Nineteenth-Century England

The Roots of Southern Writing


Sacral Grooves, Limbo Gateways

Sacred Groves and Ravaged Gardens

Samuel Johnson and the Age of Travel

Samuel Johnson and the Sense of History

Samuel Johnson and Three Infidels

Samuel Johnson on Shakespeare

Science Fiction and Market Realities

Scriptures for a Generation

Seizing the Word

A Sense of Regard

Sentimental Confessions

Shades of Green

Shakespeare and the Mystery of God’s Judgments

Shakespeare’s Comic Changes

Shakespeare’s Tragic Perspective

The Signifying Eye

The Silent Game

Solzhenitsyn’s Traditional Imagination

South of Tradition

The Southern Hospitality Myth

Southern Literature and Literary Theory

A Southern Weave of Women

The Southern Writer in the Postmodern World

Southern Writers in the Modern World

Speaking the Other Self

Spirits Finely Touched

Styles of Creation

Subjects of Slavery, Agents of Change

Suffering Childhood in Early America

Susan Fenimore Cooper

The T. E. Lawrence Puzzle

T. S. Eliot

Talking with Robert Penn Warren

Textual Studies and the Common Reader

This Compost

This Strange, Old World and Other Book Reviews by Katherine Anne Porter

Thomas Merton’s Art of Denial

Thomas Pynchon and the Dark Passages of History

Thomas Pynchon, Sex, and Gender

Thoreauvian Modernities

Three Children’s Novels

Three Modes of Modern Southern Fiction

The Three Paradoxes of Roland Barthes

To Hell and Back

Toward a Female Genealogy of Transcendentalism

Toward Robert Frost

Tracing the Essay

The Transcendentalists

Transforming Scriptures

The Trash Phenomenon

Traveling South

Trickster Lives

Trope and Allegory

Trumpeting a Fiery Sound

Truth and Vision in Katherine Anne Porter’s Fiction

Uncle Tom Mania

The Violence Within / The Violence Without

Virtue’s Hero

Voice and Eye in Faulkner’s Fiction

Waking Their Neighbors Up

Walden by Haiku

Walker Percy

Walker Percy’s Search for Community

Walker Percy’s Voices

A Web of Words

We’re Heaven Bound!

What Is a Book?

When They Weren’t Doing Shakespeare

Where the New World Is

White Collar Fictions

Wilderness into Civilized Shapes

William Faulkner

William Faulkner in Hollywood

William Gilmore Simms and the American Frontier

Words about Pictures

The World’s Hieroglyphic Beauty

Writing Revolution