Wednesday, November 15, 2017 – The Literary Cat
Peach here. Dr. Biped has gone to wherever Bipeds go when they leave. She will be so excited when she returns and see that I did HWIT for her today.
Like Dr. Biped I so do like me some Grit Lit. These are books about The South and grits are mentioned at least once in every chapter of a Grit Lit book. In addition to grits in almost every book about The South there are honest people, dishonest people, poor people, rich people, black people, white people, uneducated people, white trash people, black trash people, cotton, incest, adultery, crime, racism, white supremacy, bigotry, honkytonks, juke joints, rape, pillage plunder, populist crooked governments, religious zealots, crazy people, stealing, cheating, lying, and guns.
These are just a few of Dr. Biped’s favs of Grit Lit authors. You will need Google them to see what part of The South they wrote about.. I probably left out a few names, so Shelby Cat; feel free to scratch in some more names.
- Tennessee Williams
- William Faulkner
- Erskine Caldwell
- Walker Percy
- Harper Lee
- Lalita Tademy
- Zora Neale Hurston
- John Kennedy Toole
- John M. Barry
- Margaret Mitchell
- Jill Conner Browne
Dr. Biped thinks things like, “Honey Chile, if ya’ll ain’t read any of these here books, then you don’t know grits from shit about the South.”
As soon as I post this to the internet I am going to starting writing a screen play. I am going to call it “Cat on a Warm Glass Sun Roof” by Peach. Maybe I should nap first.