Parting the Curtains by Dannye Romine Powell
Interviews with Southern Writers

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As a group, Southern writers have long contributed, perhaps more than any other group, to American literature. In this collection of intelligent and candid interviews, Powell reveals a trove of fascinating and intimate details about the lives and works of such Southern literary luminaries as Eudora Welty, Pat Conroy, Walker Percy, William Styron, and Alex Haley.
 

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Published September 1, 1994 by John F. Blair Publisher. 353 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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The writers discuss their work habits (Shelby Foote writes with a fountain pen) and how they keep their creative juices flowing (Gail Godwin credits journal writing).

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Poet and editor Powell interviews 23 Southern writers, ranging from Maya Angelou to William Styron, to find out their work habits and inspiration and the personal sources of their material.

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