David Bottoms: Critical Essays and Interviews

David Bottoms: Critical Essays and Interviews

by William Walsh
     
 

The South has a long tradition of great writers who remain in the South, transforming the local landscape into a universal one. Currently Poet Laureate of Georgia, David Bottoms is one of the South's most revered poets. The fifteen critical essays in this collection set out to examine the images and themes revealed in his poetry and fiction. Topics include the role

Overview

The South has a long tradition of great writers who remain in the South, transforming the local landscape into a universal one. Currently Poet Laureate of Georgia, David Bottoms is one of the South's most revered poets. The fifteen critical essays in this collection set out to examine the images and themes revealed in his poetry and fiction. Topics include the role of rebirth and resurrection, the presence of faith in the poems, masculinity and gender, and race in the South.

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the essays and interviews contained in this volume offer readers a wide range of perspectives on Bottom's poetry as well as on Bottoms himself

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786447299
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
09/22/2010
Pages:
286
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

William J. Walsh is the author of four other books and has published in Five Points, North American Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, Flannery O'Connor Review, The Kenyon Review, Verse, Poets & Writers, Shenandoah, AWP Chronicle, Kestrel, and others. He is a Ph.D candidate at Georgia State.

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