Even some enlightened academicians automatically--and incorrectly--connect illiteracy to Appalachia, contends Katherine Kelleher Sohn. After overhearing two education professionals refer to the southern accent of a waiter and then launch into a few redneck jokes, Sohn wondered why rural, working-class white people are not considered part of the multicultural community. Whistlin' and Crowin' Women of Appalachia: Literacy Practices since College examines the power of women to rise above cultural constraints, complete their ...

Whistlin' and Crowin' Women of Appalachia: Literacy Practices Since College 2006, Southern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780809326822

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Whistlin' and Crowin' Women of Appalachia: Literacy Practices Since College 2006, Southern Illinois University Press

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