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Simpson, Lewis P.

Overview
Works: 69 works in 179 publications in 4 languages and 10,878 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Records and correspondence  Conference papers and proceedings  Bibliography  Interviews  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PS3545.E6, 813.52
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The dispossessed garden : pastoral and history in Southern literature by Lewis P Simpson( Book )

18 editions published between 1975 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fable of the southern writer by Lewis P Simpson( Book )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written over the past decade, the eleven essays in this collection have as their centering theme a search for the autobiographical motive in southern fiction and criticism. Simpson directs his focus in these essays, which are more meditative than argumentative, from a variety of angles, to suggest that the impulse and vision of the southern writer derive from the same tension that has gripped modern writers in general: the effort to grasp and interpret the relationship between the self and history
The Possibilities of order : Cleanth Brooks and his work( Book )

6 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man of letters in New England and the South : essays on the history of the literary vocation in America by Lewis P Simpson( Book )

11 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The brazen face of history : studies in the literary consciousness in America by Lewis P Simpson( Book )

13 editions published between 1980 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mind and the American Civil War : a meditation on lost causes by Lewis P Simpson( Book )

9 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Federalist literary mind; selections from the Monthly anthology, and Boston review, 1803-1811, including documents relating to the Boston Athenaeum by Lewis P Simpson( Book )

13 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected stories from the Southern review, 1965-1985( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Southern review and modern literature, 1935-1985( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American letters and the historical consciousness : essays in honor of Lewis P. Simpson( Book )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imagining our time : recollections and reflections on American writing by Lewis P Simpson( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Imagining Our Time offers a look at the culture of letters in American society. Primarily through an examination of the works of some of the leading writers of the twentieth century, many of whom Lewis Simpson knew intimately, this volume provides insight into the struggles and concerns unique to prominent American thinkers, literary artists, and critics contemporary to his own lifetime."--Jacket
The poetry of community; essays on the Southern sensibility of history and literature by Lewis P Simpson( Book )

6 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profile of Robert Frost by Lewis P Simpson( Book )

6 editions published between 1961 and 1971 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The circus by the cemetery by Lewis P Simpson( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The optimist's daughter by Eudora Welty( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story of a young woman's confrontation with death and her past is a poetic study of human relations. "The Optimist's Daughter" is the story of Laurel McKelva Hand, a young woman who has left the South and returns, years later, to New Orleans, where her father is dying. After his death, she and her silly young stepmother go back still farther, to the small Mississippi town where she grew up. Alone in the old house, Laurel finally comes to an understanding of the past, herself, and her parents
Special issue : Eudora Welty( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The literary correspondence of Donald Davidson and Allen Tate by Donald Davidson( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the king's men : the local and the universal by Cleanth Brooks( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected Stories from the Southern Review by Lewis P Simpson( )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harvard guide to contemporary American writing by Daniel Hoffman( )

2 editions published in 1979 in German and English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten critics describe and assess the work of American novelists, playwrights, and poets writing in the United States from the end of World War II to the end of the 1970's
 
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Selected stories from the Southern review, 1965-1985
Alternative Names
Pearson Simpson, Lewis 1916-2005

Simpson, L. P.

Simpson, Lewis P. 1916-

Simpson, Lewis Pearson.

Simpson, Lewis Pearson 1916-

Simpson, Lewis Pearson 1916-2005

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The brazen face of history : studies in the literary consciousness in AmericaMind and the American Civil War : a meditation on lost causesSelected stories from the Southern review, 1965-1985Imagining our time : recollections and reflections on American writing