From the Editor

Writers tremble to submit to the Sewanee Review, for fear that the editor may discover them in a solecism. For this reason, the bravest will send their work to Sewanee, finding editorial severity preferable to . . . perpetuated error. It is the most edited of American quarterlies.

—Donald Hall

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Miriam Berkley
From the Southern Review—"Lewis P. Simpson: The Critic As Editor" by George Core

From the Virginia Quarterly Review—"
Quarterlies and the Future of Reading" by George Core

From Insight on the News
"Southern Comforts," a review of Eudora Welty: Complete Novels and Stories, Essays and Memoir by George Core


From Southern Excursions: Views on Southern Letters in My Time (edited by James Conrad McKinley)—
"Buzzards and Dodos: George Core Talks with George Garrett About the Quarterlies"

From the Murfreesboro Post—
"This Lytle Added Fame to Family Name"
by Mike West

Books by the Editor


Place in American Fiction: Excursions and Explorations
By Walter Sullivan
Edited by H. L. Weatherby and George Core

Sallies of the Mind
By Francis Fergusson and edited by John McCormick and George Core

The Critics Who Made Us: Essays from the Sewanee Review
Edited by George Core

Revelation and other Fiction from the Sewanee Review: A Centennial Anthology
Edited by George Core

Southern Tradition at Bay: A History of Postbellum Thought
By Richard M. Weaver, M. E. Bradford, and George Core


Katherine Anne Porter; A Critical Symposium
Edited by Lodwick Hartley and George Core

Southern Fiction Today: Renascence and Beyond
Edited by George Core

The War the Women Lived: Female Voices from the Confederate South
Edited by Walter Sullivan
Foreword by George Core
Reviewed by David Madden