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Conversations with Shelby Foote

by Shelby Foote

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Published by University Press of Mississippi in Jackson .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southern States,
  • Mississippi
    • Subjects:
    • Foote, Shelby -- Interviews.,
    • Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Interviews.,
    • Fiction -- Authorship.,
    • Southern States -- Intellectual life -- 1865-,
    • Mississippi -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by William C. Carter.
      SeriesLiterary conversations series
      ContributionsCarter, William C.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3511.O348 Z465 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 276 p. :
      Number of Pages276
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2058214M
      ISBN 100878053859, 0878053867
      LC Control Number88037292

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In Conversations with Shelby Foote, this novelist-historian expresses penetrating and often humorous remarks about major modern writers as well as about the classical writers of fiction, plays, poetry, and historical narrative/5(7). Conversations with Shelby Foote book.

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In Conversations with Shelby Foote, this novelist-historian expresses penetrating and often humorous remarks about major modern writers as well as about the classical writers of fiction, plays, poetry, and historical narrative. This book is comprised of a series of interviews with writer Shelby Foote.

Since the interviews are conducted by a variety of people, they tend to repeat the most obvious questions, so the reader may want to skim over the repetitions. However, the interviews are fascinating. Foote was a brilliant person and his insights are worth reading/5(2). Get this from a library.

Conversations with Shelby Foote. [Shelby Foote; William C Carter; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University.

Libraries)] -- Interviews spanning thirty-seven years of the American author's career cover his feelings on the art of writing, life in the South, writers who have influenced him, and the Civil War. Shelby Foote was a very dear and engaging man, and I’m not at all surprised that so many people got excited about the Civil War because of his appearance in the Ken Burns series.

But he really shouldn’t have gotten the air time he did; in fact, in. C-SPAN Book TV: "In Depth with Shelby Foote" - Mr. Foote conducted a tour of his home. Then, sitting at the desk where he does all his writing, talked about his entire body of. [1] Shelby Foote, interview by James Newcomb, “WKNO Presents a Conversation with Shelby Foote,” Conversations with Shelby Foote, Ed.

William C. Carter (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, ), [2] Horwitz, Tony. “At the Foote of the Master.”. The total effect is impressive — a massive synthesis of Civil War scholarship as presented by a master of Foote has written a book that, despite weaknesses, will be long considered a major interpretation of the military history of the Civil years of dedicated labor have resulted in a literary masterpiece which places Shelby Foote among those very few historians who are authors Born: Shelby Dade Foote Jr., Novem.

In Conversations with Shelby Foote, this novelist-historian expresses penetrating and often humorous remarks about major modern writers as well as about the classical writers of fiction, plays, poetry, and historical : Professor William C Carter.

This book is comprised of a series of interviews with writer Shelby Foote. Since the interviews are conducted by a variety of people, they tend to repeat the most obvious questions, so the reader may want to skim over the repetitions.

However, the interviews are fascinating. Foote was a brilliant person and his insights are worth reading/5. Before I launch into writing about Follow Me Down, I want to make sure y’all know who Shelby Foote is.

I’ll start with his author bio, because it will either remind you or introduce you to one of the best Southern writers of our times: Shelby Foote was born on November 7, in Greenville, Mississippi, and attended school there until he 4/5(44).

Shelby Foote. Be warned: This historian’s sprawling book on tape is a weapons-grade sleep aid. Foote’s 3-volume, nearly page history of the civil war is far from most kids’ idea of a good time, but his honeyed Southern drawl is so smooth they’ll be out cold before they know what hit them.

Conversations with Shelby Foote (, Paperback) The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging (where packaging is applicable). Revisiting a Conversation with Historian Shelby Foote Civil War historian and novelist Shelby Foote died Monday night at age He is best known.

The summer issue of "The Paris Review" featured an article titled "Shelby Foote, The Art of Fiction No. " It authors (Carter Coleman, Donald Faulkner, and William Kennedy) noted that, "During the interview, Foote sat at his desk or paced to and fro in his slippers, frequently refilling his pipe from a humidor with a mixture of Half & Half and Edward G.

Robinson tobacco.". Conversations with James Ellroy covers a series of interviews given by Ellroy from toin which Ellroy discusses his literary contribution and his public and private image. conversations with shelby foote. music book. john waters interviews.

history book. This book presents the fullest account yet written of the impact of Pages: Shelby Dade Foote, Jr. (Novem – J ) was an American historian and novelist who wrote The Civil War: A Narrative, a massive, three-volume history of the geographic and cultural roots in the Mississippi Delta, Foote's life and writing paralleled the radical shift from the agrarian planter system of the Old South to the Civil Rights era of the New South.

News Obituary Article SHELBY FOOTE / CIVIL WAR HISTORIAN: Southern storyteller dead at 88 By JIM AUCHMUTEY The Civil War, Shelby Foote used to say, was our "Iliad".

Foote's first novel, Tournament, was published in It was inspired by his planter grandfather, who had died two years before Foote's birth.

For his next novel, Follow Me Down (), Foote.Further Reading. William C. Carter, ed., Conversations with Shelby Foote () C.

Stuart Chapman, Shelby Foote: A Writer’s Life () Tony Horwitz, Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War () Robert L. Phillips Jr., Shelby Foote: Novelist and Historian (), in The History of Southern Literature, ed.

Louis D. Rubin, Jr. (). Related Links & Info Shelby Foote appeared on the C-SPAN network’s Booknotes program in to talk about his book Stars in Their Courses: The Gettysburg Campaign. This site allows you to watch the video or read the transcript from the conversation.

Foote appeared at the New York State Writers Institute in