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Title An American vein : critical readings in Appalachian literature / edited by Danny L. Miller, Sharon Hatfield, and Gurney Norman.

Imprint Athens : Ohio University Press, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  810.9974 Am35 2005    ---  Available
Description xvii, 400 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents New directions : folk or hillbilly? / Cratis D. Williams -- Appalachian literature at home in this world / Jim Wayne Miller -- Jesse Stuart and James Still : mountain regionalists / Dayton Kohler -- Changing poetic canon : the case of Jesse Stuart and Ezra Pound / Charles H. Daughaday -- James Still's poetry : "the journey a worldly wonder" / Jeff Daniel Marion -- On Harriette Arnow's The dollmaker / Joyce Carol Oates -- Christian and the classic in The dollmaker / Barbara Hill Rigney -- Social criticism in the works of Wilma Dykeman / Oliver King Jones III -- Casting a long shadow : The tall woman / Patricia Gantt -- O Beulah land : the "yaller vision" of Jeremiah Catlett / Jane Gentry Vance -- Beulah/Canona connection : Mary Lee Settle's autobiographies / Nancy Carol Joyner -- Appalachian homeplace as oneiric house in Jim Wayne Miller's The mountains have come closer / Don Johnson -- Mechanical metaphor : machine and tool images in The mountains have come closer / Ricky Cox -- Kin and kindness in Gurney Norman's Kinfolks: the Wilgus stories / Danny L. Miller -- "Primal ground of life" : the integration of traditional and countercultural values in the work of Gurney Norman / Timothy J. Dunn -- John Ehle and Appalachian fiction / Leslie Banner -- Power of language in Lee Smith's Oral history / Corinne Dale -- New, authoritative voice : Fair and tender ladies / Dorothy Combs Hill -- "Where's love?" : the overheard quest in the stories of Jo Carson / Robert J. Higgs -- Family journeys in Jo Carson's Daytrips / Anita J. Turpin -- Points of kinship : community and allusion in Fred Chappell's Midquest / John Lang -- Fred Chappell's urn of memory : I am one of you forever / Hilbert Campbell -- Coming out from under Calvinism : religious motifs in Robert Morgan's poetry / John Lang -- Robert Morgan's mountain voice and lucid prose / Cecelia Conway -- Class and identity in Denise Giardina's Storming Heaven / Terry Easton -- Cormac McCarthy : restless seekers / John G. Cawelti -- Claiming a literary space : the Affrilachian poets / Theresa L. Burriss -- Nature-loving souls and Appalachian mountains : the promise of feminist ecocriticism / Elizabeth Engelhardt -- Wolves of Aegypt : John Crowley's Appalachians / Rodger Cunningham -- Supplemental notes on authors -- Contributors.
Subject American literature -- Appalachian Region -- History and criticism.
Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- Appalachian Region.
Appalachian Region -- Intellectual life.
Appalachian Region -- In literature.
Mountain life in literature.
Added Author Miller, Danny, 1949-
Hatfield, Sharon, 1956-
Norman, Gurney, 1937-
ISBN 0821415905 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0821415891 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780821415894 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780821415900 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Standard No. YDXCP 2092542

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