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From Gone With the Wind to “Garden & Gun”: Walker Percy at the Crossroads between the Old South and the New

  • West Feliciana Court House 4789 Prosperity St St Francisville, LA, 70775 United States (map)

Walker Percy was raised in the last age of the aristocratic Old South culture, epitomized by his Uncle Will. He wrote in, and of, the New South -- the emerging South of the middle class, commerce, and suburbia. How and why did the changes come about? And how has the South changed further since Percy’s death 25 years ago?

Peter Augustine Lawler & Patrick Connelly

$10 ticket good for admission to any (or all) panels