Randall Ivey

Randall Ivey lives and writes in Union, South Carolina.

Latest by Randall Ivey in Chronicles

  • Chansons by the Bayou
    December 2019

    Chansons by the Bayou

    Louisiana being the jazz capital of the United States (and the world, for that matter), one easily forgets the other contributions she has made to American culture. Then one remembers Louisiana is Walker Percy’s adopted home and the setting of his most famous novel, The Moviegoer. Perhaps the writers Ernest J. Gaines and Shirley Ann Grau also come to mind, the horror novelist Anne Rice and crime novelist James Lee Burke, and literary luminaries such as Grace King and Kate Chopin.

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  • No Place Like Home
    March 2001

    No Place Like Home

    Fred Chappell's Family Gathering, his first book of poems since 1995's Spring Garden: New and Selected Work, is a collection of short verse portraits that allows Chappell to display his considerable gifts for miniature (a talent also on display in his epigram collection C from 1993).

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  • Raising a Flag for Mr. Davidson
    January 2001

    Raising a Flag for Mr. Davidson

    Not since Thomas Daniel Young's and M. Thomas Inge's 1971 Donald Davidson has there been a book devoted exclusively to the life and achievements, both creative and philosophical, of Davidson.

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