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A Sweet Land That Never Was, circa 1994–2001

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/9780813130101.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 5 argues that anxieties about culturelessness and the disappearance of authentic places during the Neo-Gilded Age beginning in the 1980s spurred the resurgence of literary regionalism at a ... More


“The Spiritual Energy of the Trees”: Nature, Place, and Religion in Silas House’s Crow County Trilogy

Scott Hamilton Suter

in Rough South, Rural South: Region and Class in Recent Southern Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496802330
eISBN:
9781496804990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802330.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter discusses Silas House's Crow County trilogy, which demonstrates binding connections to both family and place: Clay's Quilt (2001), A Parchment of Leaves (2002), and The Coal Tattoo ... More


Epilogue

Carol Boggess

in James Still: A Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174181
eISBN:
9780813174815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174181.003.0029
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The epilogue describes James Still’s funeral in Hindman as a gathering of family, friends, and admirers to celebrate Still’s life and honor his literary accomplishments. Emanating from the hills of ... More


Writing and Building, 2004

Jean W. Cash

in Larry Brown: A Writer's Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604739800
eISBN:
9781604739862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604739800.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses the time when Larry Brown signed a new two-book contract with the Free Press that included a 1 October 2004 deadline for submitting the first book. Brown spent most of the ... 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


Twenty-First-Century Appalachian Literature

Thomas Alan Holmes (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/9780813178790.003.0708
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Although Appalachia and its authors resist political definition and economic category, one can say that twenty-first century Appalachian writers attempt to define what changes and what endures in a ... More


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