Southern Gothic - has quirky, strange characters, southern grotesques (people with crossed eyes, think of O, Brother Where Art Thou?
Southern Exceptionalism - it’s really a pack of stereotypes. It comes from within and from without.
All this culminates in Southern Writing - focuses on southern history, etc.
Second Generation Modernist - who is inspired by the high modernists—there drive toward surface and depth and fragmentation, they never hung out with them, but they were inspired by them.