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Writing Appalachia: An Anthology

Katherine Ledford and Theresa Lloyd


From the earliest oral traditions to print accounts of frontier exploration, from local color to modernism and postmodernism, from an exuberant flowering in the 1970s to its high popular and critical profile in the twenty-first century, Appalachian literature can boast a long tradition of delighting and provoking readers. Yet, locating an anthology that offers a representative selection of authors and texts from the earliest days to the present can be difficult. Katherine Ledford and Theresa Lloyd have produced an anthology to meet this need. Simultaneously representing, complicating, and furt ... More

Keywords: Cherokee Narratives, James Fenimore Cooper, Fannie Fain, Booker T. Washington, Olive Dame Campbell, Lucy Furman, Coal Miners Protest Songs, Folk Stories, Folk Songs, Jesse Stuart, James Still, Harriette Arnow, Nikki Giovanni, Fred Chappell, Jim Wayne Miller, Gurney Norman, Lisa Alther, George Ella Lyon, Jo Carson, Frank X Walker, Ron Rash, Ricardo Nazario y Colon, Crystal Wilkinson, Silas House, Wendall Berry, Tony Earley, Jeff Mann, Barbara Kingsolver, bell hooks, Robert Gipe

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Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780813178790
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2020 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813178790.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Katherine Ledford, editor
Appalachian State University

Theresa Lloyd, editor
East Tennessee State University

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