on January 14, 2007
This is an incredible conpendium of *great* Southern writing. The authors and their works are varied, and, unlike other anthologies I've perused, it is not buried under yards of historic (i.e. boring) documents, sermons, and the like. Even the CD is exceptional. I was very disappointed when I learned Norton no longer published this book, however,since I wanted to adopt it for a new class I was developing. I've not found a book I've liked as well since.
on December 29, 2015
Southern Literature is a genre I didn't know too much about going into the subject. This book was very useful to my study, although some of the stories include excerpts from novels, and I question some of the choices in excerpts. Overall, this book was enjoyable and I learned a lot about Southern literature from this book.