Mississippi literature

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The literature of Mississippi, United States, includes fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. Representative authors include William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, and Stark Young.[1]


The University Press of Mississippi began operating in 1970.

See also



  • Lucian Lamar Knight, ed. (1913). "Fifty Reading Courses: Mississippi". Library of Southern Literature. 16. Atlanta: Martin and Hoyt Company. p. 200+ – via HathiTrust. 
  • Elsie Dershem (1921). "Mississippi". Outline of American State Literature. Lawrence, Kansas: World Company – via Internet Archive. 
  • Federal Writers' Project (1949), "Arts and Letters", Mississippi; a Guide to the Magnolia State, New York: Viking, pp. 134–141, OCLC 478887 
  • G. Thomas Tanselle (1971). Guide to the Study of United States Imprints. Harvard University Press. ISBN 978-0-674-36761-6.  (Includes information about Mississippi literature)
  • James B. Lloyd, ed. (1981). Lives of Mississippi Authors, 1817-1967. University Press of Mississippi. ISBN 978-1-61703-418-3. 
  • Joseph M. Flora; Lucinda Hardwick MacKethan, eds. (2001). "Literature of Mississippi". Companion to Southern Literature: Themes, Genres, Places, People, Movements, and Motifs. Louisiana State University Press. p. 509+. ISBN 978-0-8071-2692-9. 

External links

  • "Mississippi: Arts and Entertainment: Literature". DMOZ. AOL.  (Directory ceased in 2017)
  • United for Libraries. "Literary Landmarks by State: Mississippi". Chicago: American Library Association. 

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