Carson McCullers Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Carson McCullers.

  • 7 Biographies
  • 1 Student Essay
  • 24 Literature Criticisms
  • ...and more

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Biographies (7)

6,232 words, approx. 21 pages
Biography EssayWith Eudora Welty, Flannery O'Connor, and Katherine Anne Porter, Carson McCullers is an explorer of the southern grotesque, for the ambience of her fiction is always southern, whatever ... Read more
1,931 words, approx. 7 pages
One of America's most unique writers, Carson McCullers (1917-1967) wrote about isolation, loneliness and failures in human communication in popular novels and plays set in the Southern United States, ... Read more
3,990 words, approx. 14 pages
Along with such contemporaries as Tennessee Williams and Flannery O'Connor, Carson McCullers is considered a leading author of the American Southern literary tradition. While McCullers is best known a... Read more
5,539 words, approx. 19 pages
With Eudora Welty, Flannery O'Connor, and Katherine Anne Porter, Carson McCullers is an explorer of the Southern grotesque, for the ambiance of her fiction is always Southern, whatever its geographi... Read more
2,200 words, approx. 8 pages
Carson McCullers is best known as a novelist, for it is her early novels, written when she was in her twenties, that assure her position among the preeminent writers of her generation. But McCullers's... Read more
12,580 words, approx. 42 pages
In December 1936 Story magazine published "Wunderkind", the first fictional work by teenage author Carson Smith to appear in print. In retrospect her choice of title appears doubly ironic. In the stor... Read more
2,381 words, approx. 8 pages
Carson McCullers has generally been viewed as a novelist who produced a small but important body of work in the Southern gothic genre. Recent critics have focused on a variety of subtle themes in her ... Read more
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