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Walker Percy

Author (28-May-1916 — 10-May-1990)


William Rodney Allen. Walker Percy: A Southern Wayfarer. University Press of Mississippi. 1986. 184pp.

Gary M. Ciuba. Walker Percy: Books of Revelations. University of Georgia Press. 1991. 332pp.

Robert Coles. Walker Percy: An American Search. Little, Brown. 1978. 250pp.

Joseph Donald Crowley; Sue Mitchell Crowley (editors). Critical Essays on Walker Percy. G. K. Hall. 1989. 294pp.

John F. Desmond. At the Crossroads: Ethical and Religious Themes in the Writings of Walker Percy. Whitson Publishing Company. 1997. 148pp.

John F. Desmond. Walker Percy's Search for Community. University of Georgia Press. 2004. 271pp.

Edward J. Dupuy. Autobiography in Walker Percy: Repetition, Recovery, and Redemption. Louisiana State University Press. 1995. 171pp.

Carl Elliott; John D. Lantos (editors). The Last Physician: Walker Percy and the Moral Life of Medicine. Duke University Press. 1999. 167pp.

Ann M. Futrell. The Signs of Christianity in the Work of Walker Percy. International Scholars Publications. 1995. 219pp.

Jan Nordby Gretlund; Karl-Heinz Westarp (editors). Walker Percy: Novelist and Philosopher. University Press of Mississippi. 1991. 256pp.

John Edward Hardy. The Fiction of Walker Percy. University of Illinois Press. 1987. 317pp.

David Horace Harwell. Walker Percy Remembered: A Portrait in the Words of Those Who Knew Him. UNC Press. 2006. 187pp.

Peter S. Hawkins. The Language of Grace: Flannery O'Connor, Walker Percy, and Iris Murdoch. Cambridge, MA: Cowley Publications. 1983. 137pp.

Linda Whitney Hobson. Walker Percy: A Comprehensive Descriptive Bibliography. Faust Publishing Co.. 1991. 115pp.

Linda Whitney Hobson. Understanding Walker Percy. University of South Carolina Press. 1988. 203pp.

Michael Kobre. Walker Percy's Voices. University of Georgia Press. 2000. 238pp.

Victor Kramer. Andrew Lytle, Walker Percy, Peter Taylor: A Reference Guide. K. G. Hall. 1983. 278pp.

Robert E. Lauder. Walker Percy: Prophetic, Existentialist, Catholic Storyteller. Peter Lang. 1996. 127pp.

Lewis A. Lawson; Victor A. Kramer (editors). Conversations with Walker Percy. University Press of Mississippi. 1985. 325pp.

Lewis A. Lawson; Victor A. Kramer (editors). More Conversations With Walker Percy. University Press of Mississippi. 1993. 248pp.

Lewis A. Lawson (editor). Following Percy: Essays on Walker Percy's Work. Whitston Publishing Co.. 1988. 245pp.

Lewis A. Lawson (editor). Still Following Percy. University Press of Mississippi. 1996. 257pp.

Martin Luschei. The Sovereign Wayfarer: Walker Percy's Diagnosis of the Malaise. Louisiana State University Press. 1972. 261pp.

Marion Montgomery. Eudora Welty and Walker Percy: The Concept of Home in Their Lives and Literature. McFarland. 2003. 214pp.

Farrell O'Gorman. Peculiar Crossroads: Flannery O'Connor, Walker Percy, and Catholic Vision in Postwar Southern Fiction. Louisiana State University Press. 2004. 259pp.

Elzbieta Oleksy. Plight in Common: Hawthorne and Percy. Peter Lang. 1993. 244pp.

Patricia Lewis Poteat. Walker Percy and the Old Modern Age: Reflections on Language, Argument, and the Telling of Stories. Louisiana State University Press. 1985. 177pp.

Allen Pridgen. Walker Percy's Sacramental Landscapes: The Search in the Desert. Susquehanna University Press. 2000. 258pp.

Patrick Samway. Walker Percy: A Life. Gordonsville, VA: Farrar Straus & Giroux. 1997. 506pp.

Patrick H. Samway (editor). A Thief of Peirce: The Letters of Kenneth Laine Ketner and Walker Percy. University Press of Mississippi. 1995. 328pp.

Ted R. Spivey. The Writer as Shaman: The Pilgrimages of Conrad Aiken and Walker Percy. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press. 1986. 194pp.

Mary K. Sweeny. Walker Percy and the Postmodern World. Loyola University Press. 1987. 85pp.

John Sykes. Flannery O'Connor, Walker Percy, and the Aesthetic of Revelation. University of Missouri Press. 2007. 192pp.

L. Jerome Taylor. In Search of Self: Life, Death, and Walker Percy. Cowley Publications. 1986. 174pp.

Jac Tharpe. Walker Percy. Twayne. 1983. 141pp.

Jac Tharpe. Walker Percy: Art and Ethics. University Press of Mississippi. 1980. 160pp.

Jay Tolson (editor). The Correspondence of Shelby Foote and Walker Percy. W. W. Norton & Co.. 1998. 310pp.

Jay Tolson. Pilgrim in the Ruins: A Life of Walker Percy. New York: Simon & Schuster. 1992. 544pp.

Stuart T. Wright. Walker Percy, a Bibliography, 1930-1984: Based on the Collection of the Compiler, Including Books, Pamphlets, Magazines, Journals, Newspapers, Etc.. Palaemon. 1985. 77pp.

Bertram Wyatt-Brown. The House of Percy: Honor, Melancholy and Imagination in a Southern Family. Oxford University Press. 1996. 504pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1144)

  8. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.187)

  9. Contemporary Novelists (pp.978-79)

  10. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.581)

  11. World Authors 1950-1970 (pp.1126-28)

  12. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.790)

  13. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.12)

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