Carson McCullers

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United States novelist (1917-1967)

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Caption: Daphne Fitzpatrick, Carson McCullers in a Suit, 2018, Duratrans, 22 x 27".
There will be workshop performances of new plays by Robert Askins (The Carpenter) and Christina Gorman (Roan @The Gates) and a late-night preview of Lover, Beloved: An Evening With Carson Mccullers by Suzanne Vega with songs by Vega and Duncan Sheik.
<i>The Lonely Hunter: A Biography of Carson McCullers.</i> Athens: U of Georgia P, 1975.
Carson McCullers's first novel, The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, opens with a description of the relationship between Spiros Antonapolous, a "dreamy Greek," and John Singer, "two mutes [who] were always together" in their small mill town in Georgia (3): "Early every morning, they would come out from the house where they lived and walk arm in arm down the street to work" (3).
Much of their subject matter evokes the works of Southern Gothic writers like William Faulkner, Erskine Caldwell and Carson McCullers among their varied influences.
In 2011, Vega played a troubled Southern novelist in the one-woman, off-Broadway show Carson McCullers Talks About Love.
When asked why Southern writers so often used these types of characters in books, Carson McCullers replied that it's because we can still recognize them.
"A Story Lately Told" has a subtitle -- "Coming of Age in Ireland, London and New York" and is peopled by such names as Carson McCullers, John Steinbeck, Peter O'Toole, Marlon Brando, Monty Clift and the succession of gorgeous, interesting women who made up her father's peripatetic life.
Detailed are his late nights out with Carson McCullers, Tennessee Williams, Paddy Chayefsky, and Arthur Miller, his lifelong friendships with Raymond Massey and Kate Reid, his affairs and marriages, and his collaborations with such famed producers as Kermit Bloomgarden and Roger Stevens.
"The Member of the Wedding," Carson McCullers' stage version of her wistful novel.
[on a theme from Carson McCullers' The Heart is a Lonely Hunter]