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Country to City, circa 1949–1954

Emily Satterwhite

in Dear Appalachia: Readers, Identity, and Popular Fiction since 1878

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813130101
eISBN:
9780813135854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130101.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In Chapter 3, readers' responses to Harriett Simpson Arnow's agrarian Hunter's Horn (1949) and her migration-themed The Dollmaker (1954) illustrate white American concerns about mobility and “roots” ... More


Southern Womanhood and “The High Cost of Living and Dying in Dixie”

Mary Weaks-Baxter

in Leaving the South: Border Crossing Narratives and the Remaking of Southern Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819598
eISBN:
9781496819635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819598.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter looks at the border as a gendered site within the context of Southern womanhood. If, as Kristeva says of woman, “the biological fate that causes us to be the site of the species chains ... More


The Border Crossing Narrative and the Disruption of Southern Borders

Mary Weaks-Baxter

in Leaving the South: Border Crossing Narratives and the Remaking of Southern Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819598
eISBN:
9781496819635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819598.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

With the view that crossing a border is a transformative experience, this chapter provides groundwork for the rest of the study and focuses on collective narratives of movement, specifically at ways ... More


Modernism in Appalachian Literature

Katie Hoffman (ed.)

in Writing Appalachia: An Anthology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178790
eISBN:
9780813178806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178790.003.0706
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Regional or ethnic modernists maintained a focus on history—especially community history—and wrote about rural, regional, or ethnic cultures. Although some regional modernists experimented with ... More


Writing Appalachia: An Anthology

Katherine Ledford and Theresa Lloyd (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178790
eISBN:
9780813178806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178790.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

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 ... More


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