SSSL promotes reading, writing, and dialogue about the literature of the American South and the cultures from which that literature has sprung.
Joseph R. Millichap deposited James Agee, Frances Wickes, and The Morning Watch as Shadowy Autobiography in the group The Society for the Study of Southern Literature on MLA Commons 4 months ago
James Agee’s complicated life and complex work have elicited varied critical responses, but none thus far by way of the writer’s intriguing relationship with his sometime analyst Frances Wickes. I believe Agee’s autobiographical writings prove both intertextual with and influenced by Wickes’s work, especially in regard to her novel and to The Mor…[Read more]
Joseph R. Millichap deposited Shadowy Autobiography: Robert Penn Warren and Other Makers of American Literature in the group The Society for the Study of Southern Literature on MLA Commons 3 years, 5 months ago
My latest book publication, due from U of Tennessee P in 2020.
Joseph R. Millichap started the topic Photography and Southern Culture in the forum The Society for the Study of Southern Literature on MLA Commons 8 years, 6 months ago
The Southern Quarterly
Special Issue: Photography and the Shaping of Southern Culture
Guest Editor: Joseph Millichap, Western Kentucky Univ. <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Publication Schedule: Volume 51, Number 4, Summer 2015
Submissions for the 2015 special issue should relate photography to any other aspect of culture in the South, with both…[Read more]