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by John Griffin Jones

Author: John Griffin Jones
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Language: English
Publisher: University Press of Mississippi (April 1, 1983)
Pages: 236 pages
Category: Fiction and Literature
Rating: 4.1
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Mississippi Writers Talking book.

Mississippi Writers Talking book. Mississippi Writers Talking provides new insights into understanding the views, the works, and the craft of principal American authors who are Mississippians. They speak with candor about themselves and tell of the urges that brought them to write the books and stories for which they are best known. Volume two includes interviews with Walker Percy, Margaret Walker, Ellen Douglas, Willie Morris, Turner Cassity, and James Whitehead.

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Walker Percy, Margaret Walker, Ellen Douglas, Willie Morris, Turner Cassity, and James Whitehead visit with oral historian John Griffin Jones, who keeps the talk conversational though literary. Opinionated, forthright, and willing to examine their works and their art, these authors offer fresh insights into our understanding of the creative process

John Smith Hurt (March 8, 1893 – November 2, 1966), better known as Mississippi John Hurt, was an American country blues singer and guitarist. Raised in Avalon, Mississippi, Hurt taught himself to play the guitar around the age of nine

John Smith Hurt (March 8, 1893 – November 2, 1966), better known as Mississippi John Hurt, was an American country blues singer and guitarist. Raised in Avalon, Mississippi, Hurt taught himself to play the guitar around the age of nine. His first recordings, made for Okeh Records in 1928, were commercial failures, and he continued to work as a farmer.

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John Howard Griffin (June 16, 1920 – September 9, 1980) was an American journalist and author from Texas who wrote about racial equality

John Howard Griffin (June 16, 1920 – September 9, 1980) was an American journalist and author from Texas who wrote about racial equality. He is best known for his project to temporarily pass as a black man and journey through the Deep South of 1959 to see life and segregation from the other side of the color line. He first published a series of articles on his experience in Sepia Magazine, which had underwritten the project.

Mississippi writers talking /. Saved in: Corporate Author . Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Location: Book Collection. Saved in: Corporate Author: Mississippi. Department of Archives and History. Other Authors: Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001.

John Dittmer, author of Local People: The Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi. This book points out the grim reality of how an uncompromising resistance to school desegregation was met with a more massive political and judicial response, resulting in a devil's brew.

Enjoy these literary conversations with some of the foremost authors writing in America today. Though writing is what they do best, talking about literature is an act that the Mississippi writers included here do marvelously well. This is the second of two volumes of interviews with some of the state's prizewinning writers. This book shows that Mississippi continues to flourish with authors of importance and acclaim. Included in this volume are Jones's informal conversations with Walker Percy, Margaret Walker, Ellen Douglas, Willie Morris, Turner Cassity, and James Whitehead.

This book provides new insights into understanding the views, the works, and the craft of principal American authors who are also Mississippians. They speak with candor about themselves and tell of the urges that brought them to write the books and stories for which they are best known.