Walker Percy: An Exchange
- The dream screen in The Moviegoer. Lawson, Lewis A. // Papers on Language & Literature;Winter94, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p25
Examines the narrative proper of the book `The Moviegoer,' by Walker Percy, in which the main character, Binx, was recollecting eight days of his life. Charles Sanders Pierce's model of consciousness; Making the movie screen as Binx's dream screen; Analysis of the novel's `Epilogue.'
- A Visit With Walker Percy: An Interview and a Recollection. Underwood, Thomas A. // Mississippi Quarterly;Winter2004/2005, Vol. 58 Issue 1/2, p141
Commentaries on the novel "The Moviegoer," by Walker Percy is presented. The author emphasized that some readers might wonder whether Percy's fiction provided the missing link between post-World War II American literature and the Southern Literary Renaissance. The image that Percy created in...
- Preface to a Letter from Walker Percy. Smith, Marcus // New Orleans Review;2012, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p15
The author reflects on his creation of a Norton Critical Edition of "The Moviegoer" with Lewis Lawson. He notes that author Walker Percy is suffering from prostate cancer when he revisited the novel. Particular focus is given to the additional lines in the novel which might indicate Percy's...
- Two True Sounds from Dixie. // Time;5/19/1961, Vol. 77 Issue \N, p107
The article reviews two books which include "The Morning and the Evening," by Joan Williams and "The Moviegoer," by Walker Percy.
- Binx Bolling--Walker Percy's Musing Scientist. Desmond, John F. // Southern Quarterly;Winter1997, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p65
Analyzes the main character Binx Bolling of the novel 'The Moviegoer,' by Walker Percy. Experience of the main character in the laboratory; Admiration for genuine scientific research depicted in the novel; Characteristics of Bolling.
- RESURRECTING THE BODY: WALKER PERCY AND THE SENSUOUS-EROTIC SPIRIT. Desmond, John F. // Renascence;Spring2006, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p195
Comments on the novel "The Moviegoer," written by Walker Percy, which describes the sexual failure of the protagonist Binx Bolling and his inability to assign spiritual meaning to his actions. Conceptual framework for a discussion of the novel's theme; Definition of the sensous-erotic spirit;...
- The Abiding Mystery. Cheaney, J. B. // World & I;Feb2004, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p241
Features author Walker Percy from the U.S. Philosophers who provided a key to Percy's questions about language; Antagonist in his novel "The Moviegoer"; Theme of the novel "Love in the Ruins."
- The Moviegoer (Book Review). Amidon, Stephen // New Statesman;12/3/2001, Vol. 130 Issue 4566, p56
Reviews the book 'The Moviegoer,' by Walker Percy.
- "The Moviegoer," Fifty Years After. Lacy, Robert // Southern Review;Winter2011, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p49
Presents literary criticism of the book "The Moviegoer" by Walker Percy. It outlines the characters and explores the symbolic significance of these characters. It mentions that the novel does not have much plot or story; rather, it carries the personality of the main character and his...