Walker Percy’s Nonfiction

Walker Percy might be best known for his fiction, especially The Moviegoer, winner of the 1962 National Book Award.  However, Walker Percy had his hand at nonfiction too, and was prolific in writing articles about southern society, psychology, and (most especially) semiotics.  Semiotics is the study of signs.  In the case of language, semiotics refers…
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The Tchefuncte Culture

In 1938, the State of Louisiana began work on a new state park just outside of Mandeville on land that had once been the Fontainebleau Plantation.  The state was planning on naming it the Tchefuncte State Park, although it was several miles from the Tchefuncte River, between the Castine and Cane bayous.  An archeological team…
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