The Resource Appalachian gateway : an anthology of contemporary stories and poetry, editors, George Brosi and Kate Egerton ; student editors, Samantha Cole and Morgan Cottrell, (electronic resource)

Appalachian gateway : an anthology of contemporary stories and poetry, editors, George Brosi and Kate Egerton ; student editors, Samantha Cole and Morgan Cottrell, (electronic resource)

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Appalachian gateway : an anthology of contemporary stories and poetry
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Appalachian gateway
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an anthology of contemporary stories and poetry
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editors, George Brosi and Kate Egerton ; student editors, Samantha Cole and Morgan Cottrell
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Featuring the work of twenty-five fiction writers and poets, this anthology is a captivating introduction to the finest of contemporary Appalachian literature. Here are short stories and poems by some of the region's most dynamic and best-loved authors: Barbara Kingsolver, Ron Rash, Nikki Giovanni, Robert Morgan, Lisa Alther, and Lee Smith among others. In addition to compelling selections from each writer's work, the book includes biographical sketches and bibliographies for each author. These works encompass a variety of themes that, collectively, capture the essence of Appalachia: love of the land, family ties, and the struggle to blend progress with heritage. This book of fiction is an enlightening companion to non-fiction overviews of the region, including the Encyclopedia of Appalachia and A Handbook to Appalachia: An Introduction to the Region, both published by the University of Tennessee Press in 2006. In fact the five sections of this book are the same as those of the Encyclopedia. Educators and students will find this book especially appropriate for courses in creative writing, Appalachian studies and Appalachian literature. Editor George Brosi's foreword presents an historical overview of Appalachian Literature, while Kate Egerton and Morgan Cottrell's afterword offers a helpful guide for studying Appalachian literature in a classroom setting
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PS537
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Appalachian gateway : an anthology of contemporary stories and poetry, editors, George Brosi and Kate Egerton ; student editors, Samantha Cole and Morgan Cottrell, (electronic resource)
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Appalachian gateway : an anthology of contemporary stories and poetry, editors, George Brosi and Kate Egerton ; student editors, Samantha Cole and Morgan Cottrell, (electronic resource)
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