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NYC Preview: Grace in Identity-Induced Despair: The Literature of Reynolds Price

This preview comes to us from Win Bassett. To register for the NYC Conference, now just four weeks away, go here. Reynolds Price, from little old Macon, North Carolina, graduated from Duke University, attended Merton College at Oxford University on a Rhodes Scholarship, traveled across Europe, befriended artists on the cusps of their fame, and landed […]

Reynolds Price, In Memoriam

The concluding paragraphs of the Southern writer’s obituary in last weeks NY Times were pretty striking:  The undercurrent of Christian charity evident in Mr. Price’s previous work became even more pronounced in these and later novels, like “Roxanna Slade” (1998) and “The Good Priest’s Son” (2005), in which fallible characters face momentous moral choices. The […]