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The Literary World

Characters in Literature of the American South

Characters who appear in some distinguished works of southern literature.

  • Eva Medina Canada

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Eva''s Man by Gayl Jones
  • Bonnie Blue Butler

    Fictional character.

    • Daughter of Scarlett O''Hara and Rhett Butler in Margaret Mitchell''s Gone With the Wind
  • Berenice Sadie Brown

    Fictional character.

    • Character in The Member of the Wedding by Carson McCullers
  • Elvira ''Vyry'' Ware Brown

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Jubilee by Margaret Walker
  • Fannie Mae Branton

    Fictional character.

    • Character in And Then We Heard Thunder by John O. Killens
  • Lily Jane Bobbit

    Fictional character

    • Character in ''''Children on Their Birthdays'''' by Truman Capote
  • Valette Somerville Bedford

    Fictional character.

    • Character in So Red the Rose by Stark Young
  • Azalea Adair

    Fictional character.

    • Character in ''''A Municipal Report'''' by W.S. Porter
  • Annabel Adams

    Fictional character.

    • Character in ''''A Retrieved Reformation'''' by W.S. Porter
  • Aggie

    Fictional character.

    • Character in ''''White Girl, Fine Girl'''' by Shirley Ann Grau
  • Selena Allandyce

    Fictional character.

    • Character in The Fair Mississippian by Mary N. Murfree
  • Letty Allard

    Fictional character.

    • Character in The Garden of Adonis by Caroline Gordon
  • Love Allard

    Fictional character.

    • Character in None Shall Look Back by Caroline Gordon
  • Etta Archibald

    Fictional character.

    • Character in The Sheltered Life by Ellen Glasgow
  • Eva Artless

    Fictional character.

    • Character in ''''An Embarrassing Situation'''' by Kate Chopin
  • Amalie Balfour

    Fictional character.

    • Character in So Red the Rose by Stark Young
  • Camille Batterson

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Pictures from an Institution by Randall Jarrell
  • Ora Baxter

    Fictional character.

    • Character in The Yearling by Marjorie K. Rawlings
  • Kathyanne Bazemore

    Fictional character.

    • Character in A Place Called Esterville by Erskine Caldwell
  • Theodosia Bell

    Fictional character.

    • Character in My Heart and My Flesh by Elizabeth Roberts
  • Bertha
    • Character in ''''Sweat'''' by Zora Neale Hurston
  • Jo-Lea Bingham

    Fictional character.

    • Character in The Cave by Robert Penn Warren
  • Cecile Boudreau

    Fictional character.

    • Character in The Hard Blue Sky by Shirley Ann Grau
  • Cleo Breckenridge

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Miss Breckenridge: A Daughter of Dixie by Itti Reno
  • Morgan Britanny

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Floodtide by Frank Yerby
  • Addie Bundren

    Fictional character.

    • Character in As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
  • Calpurnia

    Fictional character.

    • Character in To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • Pauline Cambron

    Fictional character.

    • Character in ''''Sister Dolorosa'''' by James M. Allen
  • Effie Camden

    Fictional character.

    • Character in The Voice of Bugle Ann by MacKinlay Kantor
  • Maggie Carew

    Fictional character.

    • Character in The Garden of Adonis by Caroline Gordon
  • Nina Carmichael

    Fictional character.

    • Character in ''''Moon Lake'''' by Eudora Welty
  • Patsy Carpenter

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Moving On by Larry McMurtry
  • Olive Carraze

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Madame Delphine by George W. Cable
  • Blair Cary

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Red Rock by Thomas N. Page
  • Aline Chapdelaine

    Fictional character.

    • Character in The Flower of the Chapdelaines by George W. Cable
  • Phoebe Chipman

    Fictional character.

    • Character in The Rock Cried Out by Ellen Douglas
  • Veronica Claffey

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Andersonville by MacKinlay Kantor
  • Clara

    Fictional character

    • Character in Porgy by Dubose Heyward
  • Violet Clay

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Violet Clay by Gail Godwin
  • Clemence

    Fictional character.

    • Character in The Grandissimes by George W. Cable
  • Clemmie

    Fictional character.

    • Character in The Gaudy Place by Fred Chappell
  • Georgiana Cobb

    Fictional character.

    • Character in A Kentucky Cardinal and Aftermath by James L. Allen
  • Henrietta Conyers

    Fictional character.

    • Character in The Mettle of the Posture by James L. Allen
  • Minnie Cooper

    Fictional character.

    • Character in ''''Dry September'''' by William Faulkner
  • Portia Copeland

    Fictional character.

    • Character in The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
  • Ursa Corregidora

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Corregidora by Gayl Jones
  • Hagar Cottsworth

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Hagar by Mary Johnston
  • Imogene Cundy

    Fictional character.

    • Character in A Buried Treasure by Elizabeth Roberts
  • Addie

    Fictional character.

    • Character in The Little Foxes by Lillian Hellman
  • Cally Allard

    Fictional character.

    • Character in None Shall Look Back by Caroline Gordon
  • Charlotte Allard

    Fictional character.

    • Character in None Shall Look Back by Caroline Gordon
  • Lucy Allard

    Fictional character.

    • Character in None Shall Look Back by Caroline Gordon
  • Alvarita

    Fictional character.

    • Character in ''''A Retrieved Reformation'''' by W.S. Porter
  • Betty Ambler

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Battle Ground by Ellen Glasgow
  • Anastasia

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Giles Goat-boy, by John Barth
  • Nonnie Anderson

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Strange Fruit by Lillian Smith
  • Tillie Anderson

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Strange Fruit by Lillian Smith
  • Malissa Armistead

    Fictional character.

    • Character in ''''The Retrievers'''' by John Corrington
  • Marjorie Ashley

    Fictional character.

    • Character in The Story of Duciehurst by Mary N. Murfree
  • Lissa Atkinson

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Mamba''s Daughters by Dubose Heyward
  • Aunt Lily

    Fictional character.

    • Character in ''''Kindred Spirits'''' by Alice Walker
  • Suse Ballew

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Hunter''s Horn by Harriette Arnow
  • Kitty Barrett

    Fictional character.

    • Character in The Last Gentleman by Walker Percy
  • Millie Beggs

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Save Me the Waltz by Zelda Fitzgerald
  • Naomi Beris

    Fictional character.

    • Character in ''''The Finder'''' by Elizabeth Spencer
  • Ariela Bilbro

    Fictional character.

    • Character in ''''The Whirligig of Life'''' by W.S. Porter
  • Elsie Birney

    Fictional character.

    • Character in The Doctor''s Christmas Eve by James L. Allen
  • Dinah Blackford

    Fictional character.

    • Character in The View from Pompey''s Head by Hamilton Basso
  • Lila Blake

    Fictional character.

    • Character in The Deliverance by Ellen Glasgow
  • Mitty Bland

    Fictional character.

    • Character in The Romance of a Plain Man by Ellen Glasgow
  • Eulalia Bon

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner
  • Maebelle Bowers

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Close to Home by Erskine Caldwell
  • Monica Breedlove

    Fictional character.

    • Character in The Bad Seed by William March
  • Jenny Brown

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Ship of Fools by Katherine Anne Porter
  • Lydia Brown

    Fictional character.

    • Character in The Clansman by Thomas Dixon
  • Marthy Burr

    Fictional character.

    • Character in The Voice of the People by Ellen Glasgow
  • Loralinda Byars

    Fictional character.

    • Character in ''''A Chilhowee Lily'''' by Mary N. Murfree
  • Florry Camden

    Fictional character.

    • Character in The Voice of Bugle Ann by MacKinlay Kantor
  • Juno Camp

    Fictional character.

    • Character in ''''The Goddess of Happy Valley'''' by John Fox
  • Della Carmier

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Catherine Carmier by Ernest J. Gaines
  • Lillian Carmier

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Catherine Carmier by Ernest J. Gaines
  • Gabriella Carr

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Life and Gabriella by Ellen Glasgow
  • Delphine Carraze

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Madame Delphine by George W. Cable
  • Hester Cary

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Many Thousands Gone by John Peale Bishop
  • Judith Cary

    Fictional character.

    • Character in The Long Roll by Mary Johnston
  • Dorinda Cayce

    Fictional character.

    • Character in ''''The Prophet of the Great Smoky Mountains'''' by Mary N. Murfree
  • Celie

    Fictional character.

    • Protagonist of The Color Purple by Alice Walker
  • Ivy Chadbourne

    Fictional character.

    • Character in This Body the Earth by Paul Green
  • Nellie Chesser

    Fictional character.

    • Character in The Time of Man by Elizabeth Roberts
  • Lucille Christian

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Night Rider by Robert Penn Warren
  • Cissie

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Birthright by T.S. Stribling
  • Constance Claiborne

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Martin Faber by William G. Simms
  • Raine Clayboe

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Bijou by David Madden
  • Lavinia Clendenning

    Fictional character.

    • Character in The Fortunes of Oliver Horn by F. Hopkinson Smith
  • Rosa Coldfield

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Abalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner
  • Candace Compson

    Fictional character.

    • Character in The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
  • Quentin Compson

    Fictional character.

    • Character in The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
  • Isabel Conyers

    Fictional character.

    • Character in The Mettle of the Posture by James L. Allen
  • Lucynell Crater

    Fictional character.

    • Character in ''''The Life You Save May Be Your Own'''' by Flannery O''Connor
  • Scarlett O'Hara

    Fictional character.

    • The spoiled yet strong heroine of Margaret Mitchell''s Gone with the Wind
  • Ellen O'Hara

    Fictional character.

    • Scarlett''s mother in Margaret Mitchell''s Gone with the Wind
  • Suellen O'Hara

    Fictional character.

    • Scarlett''s sister in Margaret Mitchell''s Gone with the Wind
  • India Wilkes

    Fictional character.

    • Ashley''s sister in Margaret Mitchell''s Gone with the Wind
  • Melanie Hamilton Wilkes

    Fictional character.

    • Scarlett''s friend, and Ashley''s wife, in Margaret Mitchell''s Gone with the Wind
  • Cathleen Calvert

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Margaret Mitchell''s Gone with the Wind
  • Maybelle Merriwether

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Margaret Mitchell''s Gone with the Wind
  • Fanny Elsing

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Margaret Mitchell''s Gone with the Wind
  • Stella Kowalski

    Fictional character.

    • Character in ''''A Streetcar Named Desire,'''' by Tennessee Williams
  • Blanche DuBois

    Fictional character.

    • Character in ''''A Streetcar Named Desire,'''' by Tennessee Williams
  • Minerva

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, by John Berendt
  • Mandy Nichols

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, by John Berendt
  • Lady Chablis

    American drag queen.

    • Character in Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, by John Berendt
  • Serena Dawes

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, by John Berendt
  • Margaret Williams

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, by John Berendt
  • Betty Harty

    Fictional character.

    • Character in Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, by John Berendt
  • Caddy Compson

    Fictional character.

    • Character in William Faulkner''s The Sound and the Fury
  • Dilsey

    Fictional character.

    • Character in William Faulkner''s The Sound and the Fury
  • Laura Wingfield

    Fictional character.

    • Character in ''''The Glass Menagerie,'''' by Tennessee Williams
  • Amanda Wingfield

    Fictional character.

    • Character in ''''The Glass Menagerie,'''' by Tennessee Williams
  • Ellie Morgan

    Fictional character.

    • Character in ''''The Key,'''' by Eudora Welty

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