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Clark, William and Clinton MacHann, eds., Katherine Anne Porter and Texas: An Uneasy Relationship, Texas A & M University Press, 1990.

This collection of essays presents diverse views on Porter's status as a Southern writer. Several essays examine links between Porter's stories and events from her life.

Jones, Anne, Tomorrow is Another Day: The Woman Writer in the South, 1859-1936, Louisiana State University Press, 1981.

Jones discusses how the ideal of Southern womanhood was an obstacle to women with literary aspirations. Jones's suggestion that the ideal Southern woman was like a work of art—fragile, lovely, and inanimate— resonates both with Porter's description of Miranda in "The Grave" and with descriptions of Porter by her contemporaries and admirers.

Hilt, Katherine, ed., Katherine Anne Porter: An Annotated Bibliography, Garland Publishing, 1990.

This book-length bibliography is current to 1990, and collects interviews, book reviews, and criticism on Porter's works. The first...

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