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Joel Chandler Harris
Wrote stories about Brer Rabbit
Gone with the wind
Set during civil war and reconstruction about Scarlett o'hara
Lewis Grizzard
Sports writer for Atlanta journal, later wrote humorous columns and published books
Theme
What author writes about
Style
How an author writes
Judith Ortiz o'connor
Originally lived in Puerto Rico, immigrated to US, wrote coming of age stories and challenges of puerto rican immigrants
Pulitzer prize
Common prize earned by noted Georgian authors
Genre
Type or category of writing author produces
Toni Morrison
First African American female to win Pulitzer prize
Sidney Lanier
Lake Lanier named after him:
Harlem Renaissance
Term for literary and cultural movement in black Harlem neighborhood of new York city
Celestine Sibley
Journalist published over 10,000 articles over 55 year period
Conrad Aiken
After tragedy mother/father suicide poet wrote poems to understand human psych
Southern Gothic
Style of writing that sterotypes people and culture of southern region
David bottoms
Current poet laureate of Georgia
Martin Luther king
Won Nobel peace prize for civil rights movement
The color purple
Written by Alice walker turned into a movie directed by Steven spielburg
Pat conroy
Used abusive childhood and military experience for ideas for his novels
Flattery o'connor
Used southern gothic style of writing
Mama makes up her mind
Bailey white wrote short story about capture of alligator
Uncle remus
Joel Chandler Harris used African folk traditions in these stories
Georgia writer's hall of fame
Public awards program and exhibit honoring Georgia's writers
Bailey white
Known for portrayal of eccentric characters. Became famous when read on national public radio
Atlanta journal constitution
Employed many of ga's authors including Celestine Sibley, Joel Chandler Harris, and Lewis grizzard
I have a dream
Martin Luther king
An hour with abuelo
Judith Ortiz cofer
If I ever get back to ga, I'm gonna nail my fet to the ground
Lewis grizzard
The color purple
Alice walker
Gone with the wind
Margaret mitchell
The lords of discipline and the great santini
Pat conroy
The desk and snake on the etowah
David bottoms