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James StillA Life$
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Carol Boggess

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780813174181

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: May 2018

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813174181.001.0001

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On Dead Mare Branch

On Dead Mare Branch

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(p.229) 17 On Dead Mare Branch
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James Still
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Carol Boggess

Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813174181.003.0017

This chapter describes Still’s first year home after his discharge from the Army. One story “Cedar of Lebanon” is loosely based on his process of reintegration. Included in the chapter are excerpts from a 1947 diary in which he recorded daily activities. He preserved his independence but also experienced isolation. In 1950 and 1951 he returned to Yaddo but was not able to regain his pre-war levels of productivity and publication.

Keywords:   Dead Mare Branch, reintegration, 1947 diary, Yaddo, low productivity

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