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Prenshaw, Peggy Whitman

Overview
Works: 34 works in 116 publications in 1 language and 7,385 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Interviews  Fiction  Conference papers and proceedings  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PS3545.E6, 813.52
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Peggy Whitman Prenshaw
 
Most widely held works by Peggy Whitman Prenshaw
Conversations with Eudora Welty by Eudora Welty( Book )

23 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and held by 1,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents twenty-six interviews with the author from 1942 through 1982
Women writers of the contemporary South by Peggy Whitman Prenshaw( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the work of Anne Tyler, Alice Walker, Gail Godwin, Beverly Lowry, Shirley Ann Grau, Lisa Alther, Ellen Douglas, Doris Betts, Elizabeth Spencer, Mary Lee Settle, Berry Morgan, Rita Mae Brown, Toni Cade Bambara, Ellen Gilchrist, Lee Smith, Joan Williams, and Bobbie Ann Mason
Eudora Welty : critical essays( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More conversations with Eudora Welty by Eudora Welty( Book )

7 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Spencer by Peggy Whitman Prenshaw( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eudora Welty, thirteen essays : selected from Eudora Welty, critical essays( Book )

9 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Composing selves : Southern women and autobiography by Peggy Whitman Prenshaw( Book )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Composing Selves, award-winning author Peggy Whitman Prenshaw provides the most comprehensive treatment of autobiographies by women in the American South. This long-anticipated addition to PrenshawÆs study of southern literature spans the twentieth century as she provides an in-depth look at the life-writing of eighteen women authors. Composing Selves travels the wide terrain of female life in the South, analyzing various issues that range from racial consciousness to the deflection of personal achievement. All of the authors presented came of age during the era Prenshaw refers to as the ôl
Order and image in the American small town( Book )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conversations with Elizabeth Spencer by Elizabeth Spencer( Book )

5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sense of place, Mississippi( Book )

7 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to Eudora Welty's The optimists Daughter by Peggy Whitman Prenshaw( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eudora Welty : Critical essays( Book )

6 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literary conversations series( )

in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The texts of Southern food( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary southern writers II( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eudora Welty( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The past is not dead : essays from the Southern quarterly by Douglas B Chambers( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Past Is Not Dead is a collection of twenty-one literary and historical essays that will mark the 50th anniversary of the Southern Quarterly, one of the oldest scholarly journals (founded in 1962) dedicated to southern studies. Like its companion volume, Personal Souths, The Past Is Not Dead features the best of the work published in the journal. Essays represent every decade of the journal's history, from the 1960s to the 2000s. Topics covered range from historical essays on the French and Indian War, the New Deal, and Emmett Till's influence on the Black Panther Party to literary figures including William Faulkner, Robert Penn Warren, Richard Wright, Eudora Welty and Carson McCullers. Important regional subjects like the Natchez Trace, the Yazoo Basin, the Choctaw Indians, and Mississippi blues are given special attention. Contributors range from noted literary critics such as Margaret Walker Alexander, Virginia Spencer Carr, Susan V. Donaldson, James Justus, and Willie Morris to scholars of African-American studies such as Robert L. Hall and Manning Marble and historians including John Ray Skates, Martha Swain, and Randy Sparks. Collectively, the essays in this volume enrich and illuminate our understanding of southern history, literature, and culture
Education, employment, economic development, and quality of life in Mississippi : report of the 1981 Governor's General Conference on Education by Governor's General Conference on Education( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The snare; a novel by Elizabeth Spencer( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is well known that New Orleans has its dark underside as well as its glowing visible delights. The journey one intelligent, attractive, but psychically driven girl makes through the city's hidden labyrinth is the element that impels this riveting novel. In crisscrossing the city from the secure world of home in the Garden District to the titillating world of the Vieux Carre, she risks physical and psychological peril. As she explores life on the other side, she becomes engulfed in the vortex of evil. In The Snare one of America's most highly acclaimed fiction writers explores the mystery of place and the mystifying duality of the human wish, with its craving for both dark and light. This is a book for readers of choice writing and for those who seek a way to express and comprehend the ineffable sense of excitement aroused by the sinister, exotic beauty of New Orleans
 
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Conversations with Eudora Welty
Alternative Names
Prenshaw, Peggy W.

Prenshaw, Peggy Whitman

Whitman Prenshaw, Peggy

Languages
English (102)

Covers
Composing selves : Southern women and autobiographyConversations with Elizabeth Spencer