125 Great Southern Books

Given by James Agee Film Project

122 Works 453,711 Livros 7,882 Críticas 4.1
A list compiled by the James Agee Film Project, based on a poll of editors, publishers, scholars, and reviewers. Focused on prose works published during the past century, considered "the most mostrar mais remarkable works of modern Southern Literature." Despite the list name, there are only 123 books in it. Only the top 25 are ranked.

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Invisible Man (1952) por Ralph Ellison
1
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men (1939) por James Agee
2
The Sound and the Fury (1929) por William Faulkner
3
The Mind of the South (1941) por W. J. Cash
4
Look Homeward, Angel (1929) por Thomas Wolfe
5
To Kill a Mockingbird (1960) por Harper Lee
6
The Color Purple (1982) por Alice Walker
7
Their Eyes Were Watching God (1937) por Zora Neale Hurston
8
Absalom, Absalom! (1936) por William Faulkner
9
Lanterns on the Levee: Recollections of a Planter's Son (1941) por William Alexander Percy
10
All the King's Men (1946) por Robert Penn Warren
11
The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty (1980) por Eudora Welty
12
The Civil War: A Narrative (1958) por Shelby Foote
13
The Moviegoer (1961) por Walker Percy
14
Tobacco Road (1932) por Erskine Caldwell
15
Black Boy (1945) por Richard Wright
16
Cane (1923) por Jean Toomer
17
Native Son (1940) por Richard Wright
18
As I Lay Dying (1930) por William Faulkner
19
Gone with the Wind (1936) por Margaret Mitchell
20
Up from Slavery (1901) por Booker T. Washington
21
The Last Gentleman: A Novel (1966) por Walker Percy
22
Complete Stories (1971) por Flannery O'Connor
23
The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter (1964) por Katherine Anne Porter
24
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1971) por Ernest J. Gaines
25
A Death in the Family (1957) por James Agee
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1969) por Maya Angelou
The View from Pompey's Head (1954) por Hamilton Basso
The Unsettling of America: Culture and Agriculture (1977) por Wendell Berry
Beasts of the Southern Wild and Other Stories (1600) por Doris Betts
Black Thunder: Gabriel's Revolt: Virginia, 1800 (1936) por Arna Bontemps
Dirty Work (1989) por Larry Brown
A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain: Stories (1992) por Robert Olen Butler
God's Little Acre (1933) por Erskine Caldwell
Brother to a Dragonfly (1656) por Will D. Campbell
Other Voices, Other Rooms (1948) por Truman Capote
I Am One of You Forever (1985) por Fred Chappell
The Awakening (1899) por Kate Chopin
The Prince of Tides (1986) por Pat Conroy
A Childhood: The Biography of a Place (1978) por Harry Crews
Deliverance (1970) por James Dickey
Speak Now Against The Day: The Generation Before the Civil Rights Movement in the South (1707) por John Egerton
Go Down, Moses (1942) por William Faulkner
Intruder in the Dust (1948) por William Faulkner
Sanctuary (1931) por William Faulkner
The Unvanquished (1938) por William Faulkner
Flannery O'Connor: Mystery and Manners (1969) por Sally Fitzgerald
Independence Day (1995) por Richard Ford
From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans (1947) por John Hope Franklin
Cold Mountain (1997) por Charles Frazier
A Gathering of Old Men (1983) por Ernest J. Gaines
A Lesson Before Dying (1993) por Ernest J. Gaines
Death of the Fox (1971) por George Garrett
Ellen Foster (1987) por Kaye Gibbons
Victory over Japan: A Book of Stories (1984) por Ellen Gilchrist
Barren Ground (1925) por Ellen Glasgow
The Keepers of the House (1964) por Shirley Ann Grau
Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All (1989) por Allan Gurganus
Roots (1976) por Alex Haley
Dreams of Sleep (1984) por Josephine Humphreys
Dust Tracks on a Road: An Autobiography (1942) por Zora Neale Hurston
Mules and Men (1935) por Zora Neale Hurston
The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man (1912) por James Weldon Johnson
Let the Dead Bury Their Dead (1992) por Randall Kenan
Our Southern Highlanders (1913) por Horace Kephart
The Velvet Horn (1957) por Andrew Lytle
Shiloh and Other Stories (1982) por Bobbie Ann Mason
All the Pretty Horses (1992) por Cormac McCarthy
Blood Meridian (1985) por Cormac McCarthy
Suttree (1979) por Cormac McCarthy
The Ballad of the Sad Café and Other Stories (1943) por Carson McCullers
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1940) por Carson McCullers
The Member of the Wedding (1946) por Carson McCullers
The South and the Southerner (1963) por Ralph McGill
Elbow Room (1972) por James Alan McPherson
Coming of Age in Mississippi (1968) por Anne Moody
North Toward Home (1967) por Willie Morris
Train Whistle Guitar (1974) por Albert Murray
Wolf Whistle (1993) por Lewis Nordan
Everything That Rises Must Converge: Stories (1965) por Flannery O'Connor
A Good Man Is Hard to Find and Other Stories (1955) por Flannery O'Connor
The Violent Bear It Away (1960) por Flannery O'Connor
Wise Blood (1952) por Flannery O'Connor
Lancelot (1977) por Walker Percy
Love in the Ruins (1971) por Walker Percy
A nave dos loucos (1962) por Katherine Anne Porter
Pale Horse, Pale Rider: Three Short Novels (1939) por Katherine Anne Porter
Edisto (1984) por Padgett Powell
Collected Stories of Reynolds Price (1993) por Reynolds Price
Kate Vaiden (1986) por Reynolds Price
A Long and Happy Life (1961) por Reynolds Price
Mumbo Jumbo (1972) por Ishmael Reed
O Beulah Land (1965) por Mary Lee Settle
Fair and Tender Ladies (1988) por Lee Smith
Oral History (1983) por Lee Smith
Killers of the Dream (1949) por Lillian Smith
Strange Fruit (1944) por Lillian Smith
The Stories of Elizabeth Spencer (1981) por Elizabeth Spencer
The Voice at the Back Door (1956) por Elizabeth Spencer
The Confessions of Nat Turner (1967) por William Styron
Lie Down in Darkness (1951) por William Styron
Sophie's Choice (1979) por William Styron
The Fathers (1938) por Allen Tate
The Collected Stories of Peter Taylor (1969) por Peter Taylor
The Old Forest and Other Stories (1985) por Peter Taylor
A Summons to Memphis (1986) por Peter Taylor
A Confederacy of Dunces (1980) por John Kennedy Toole
In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens: Womanist Prose (1983) por Alice Walker
Jubilee (1966) por Margaret Walker
World Enough and Time (1950) por Robert Penn Warren
A Curtain of Green and Other Stories (1941) por Eudora Welty
Delta Wedding (1946) por Eudora Welty
The Golden Apples (1947) por Eudora Welty
Losing Battles (1970) por Eudora Welty
One Writer's Beginnings (1983) por Eudora Welty
The Optimist's Daughter (1972) por Eudora Welty
The Ponder Heart (1954) por Eudora Welty
The Robber Bridegroom (1942) por Eudora Welty
You Can't Go Home Again (1934) por Thomas Wolfe
The Burden of Southern History (1960) por C. Vann Woodward
The Strange Career of Jim Crow (1955) por C. Vann Woodward
Uncle Tom's Children (1938) por Richard Wright

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