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African American Literary Activism in a Divided District: Storer College and the Pioneer Press of West Virginia

Sharon D. Kennedy-Nolle

in Writing Reconstruction: Race, Gender, and Citizenship in the Postwar South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621074
eISBN:
9781469621098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621074.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter examines the extant writing of former slaves who were among the first to achieve literacy and find a political voice in the newly created state of West Virginia through their education ... More


Epilogue Writing for a Place: A Writer's Workshop for McDowell County, West Virginia

Casey Clabough

in Inhabiting Contemporary Southern and Appalachian Literature: Region and Place in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041735
eISBN:
9780813043944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041735.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The book closes with a pragmatic application of some of its abstract assertions, recounting the full experience of myself and another academic in our attempt to effect the humblest of positive local ... More


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