Reynolds Price | Criticism

This literature criticism consists of approximately 8 pages of analysis & critique of Reynolds Price.
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SOURCE: An interview in Shenandoah, Vol. XVII, No. 4, Summer, 1966, pp. 3-25.

In the following excerpt, Price discusses his early career, Eudora Welty's influence on his career and work, and gives his reaction to being labeled a Southern writer.

[Kaufman]: . . . . Most reviewers now consider you as a Southern writer. What do you think your relationship is to the first generation of modern Southern novelists? People like Faulkner, Carson McCullers, Robert Penn Warren, Katherine Anne Porter and Eudora Welty?

[Price]: I should say that my relation to all those names, except Eudora Welty, is a relationship of varied admiration and respect. But a distant relation. Those were not the people I was reading when I was young and formable. Those were not, and have not become, the people I have returned to and read continually at moments of curiosity and leisure in my life. Faulkner, of course, is a special...

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