Seeking Home: Marginalization and Representation in Appalachian Literature and Song

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Appalachian people are frequently depicted as poorly educated whites who isolate themselves in mountain hollows. In Seeking Home, editors Leslie Harper Worthington and Jurgen E. Grandt turn that stereotype upside down by showcasing Appalachia's ethnic diversity through a lively collection of essays discussing fiction, poetry, letters, and songs. This distinct collection begins with a personal narrative in which Worthington relates how she discovered her own home through teaching Lee Smith's Fair and Tender Ladies. Other ...

Seeking Home: Marginalization and Representation in Appalachian Literature and Song 2017, University of Tennessee Press, Chicago

ISBN-13: 9781621902591

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