The Resource Bloodroot : reflections on place by Appalachian women writers, Joyce Dyer, editor

Bloodroot : reflections on place by Appalachian women writers, Joyce Dyer, editor

Label
Bloodroot : reflections on place by Appalachian women writers
Title
Bloodroot
Title remainder
reflections on place by Appalachian women writers
Statement of responsibility
Joyce Dyer, editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Thirty-five women writers from Appalachia define the region in a larger, more generous, and more intricate way that it has been defined before, dispelling many demeaning stereotypes of the region. The writers tell their compelling stories with poignancy, eloquence, forthrightness, and humor. A new American literary renaissance is ablaze in the Southern Highlands--the very place so often depicted by outsiders as dimly lit. 35 photos
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
810.9/9287/0975
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS286.A6
LC item number
B57 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Dyer, Joyce
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • Women and literature
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Women authors, American
  • American literature
  • Women
  • Women
  • Regionalism in literature
  • Appalachian Region, Southern
  • Southern States
Label
Bloodroot : reflections on place by Appalachian women writers, Joyce Dyer, editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-302)
Contents
Flowering ivy / Shelia Kay Adams -- Border states / Lisa Alther -- The mountains dark and close around me / Maggie Anderson -- Sound / Marilou Awiakta -- Root hog, or die / Artie Ann Bates -- Deep water / Kathryn Stripling Byer -- Good questions / Jo Carson -- Paradise in Price Hollow / Lou V.P. Crabtree -- All this, and honeysuckles too / Doris Diosa Davenport -- Mutant in bandana / Hilda Downer -- "The past is never dead. It's not even past" / Wilma Dykeman -- Women born to be strong / Sidney Saylor Farr -- Salt-water geechee mounds / Nikky Finney -- No scapin the booger man / Denise Giardina -- 400 Mulvaney Street / Nikki Giovanni -- Uncle Orphy / Gail Godwin -- The standing people / Ellesa Clay High -- Writing in the smokehouse / Lisa Koger -- Voiceplace / George Ella Lyon -- Keepers of the legends / Sharyn McCrumb -- Letter from a poet in West Virginia / Llewellyn McKernan -- A natural history / Heather Ross Miller -- Leaving Pre-Appalachia / Elaine Fowler Palencia -- Premature burial / Jayne Anne Phillips -- Counting the sums / Rita Sims Quillen -- The song about the story, the story behind the song / Jean Ritchie -- Westward from Bald Mountain / Bettie Sellers -- The search for the Beulah Quintet / Mary Lee Settle -- Piddlin' / Anne Shelby -- Big Stone Gap / Betsy Sholl -- Appalachian loaves and fishes / Bennie Lee Sinclair -- Inside discoveries / Barbara Smith -- Terrain of the heart / Lee Smith -- This house and this world / Jane Stuart -- An inquiry into who my grandmother really was / Meredith Sue Willis
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
ix, 302 p.
Isbn
9780813120591
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
97045570
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
OCM37884889
Label
Bloodroot : reflections on place by Appalachian women writers, Joyce Dyer, editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-302)
Contents
Flowering ivy / Shelia Kay Adams -- Border states / Lisa Alther -- The mountains dark and close around me / Maggie Anderson -- Sound / Marilou Awiakta -- Root hog, or die / Artie Ann Bates -- Deep water / Kathryn Stripling Byer -- Good questions / Jo Carson -- Paradise in Price Hollow / Lou V.P. Crabtree -- All this, and honeysuckles too / Doris Diosa Davenport -- Mutant in bandana / Hilda Downer -- "The past is never dead. It's not even past" / Wilma Dykeman -- Women born to be strong / Sidney Saylor Farr -- Salt-water geechee mounds / Nikky Finney -- No scapin the booger man / Denise Giardina -- 400 Mulvaney Street / Nikki Giovanni -- Uncle Orphy / Gail Godwin -- The standing people / Ellesa Clay High -- Writing in the smokehouse / Lisa Koger -- Voiceplace / George Ella Lyon -- Keepers of the legends / Sharyn McCrumb -- Letter from a poet in West Virginia / Llewellyn McKernan -- A natural history / Heather Ross Miller -- Leaving Pre-Appalachia / Elaine Fowler Palencia -- Premature burial / Jayne Anne Phillips -- Counting the sums / Rita Sims Quillen -- The song about the story, the story behind the song / Jean Ritchie -- Westward from Bald Mountain / Bettie Sellers -- The search for the Beulah Quintet / Mary Lee Settle -- Piddlin' / Anne Shelby -- Big Stone Gap / Betsy Sholl -- Appalachian loaves and fishes / Bennie Lee Sinclair -- Inside discoveries / Barbara Smith -- Terrain of the heart / Lee Smith -- This house and this world / Jane Stuart -- An inquiry into who my grandmother really was / Meredith Sue Willis
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
ix, 302 p.
Isbn
9780813120591
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
97045570
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
OCM37884889

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