Bloodroot: Reflections on Place by Appalachian Women Writers / Edition 1

Bloodroot: Reflections on Place by Appalachian Women Writers / Edition 1

by Joyce Dyer
     
 

Winner of the 1997 Appalachian Studies Award Appalachian Writers Association 1999 Book of the Year Winner of the Susan Koppleman Award of the Popular Culture Association for Best Edited Collection in Women's Studies Joyce Dyer is director of writing and associate professor of English at Hiram College, Ohio."

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Winner of the 1997 Appalachian Studies Award Appalachian Writers Association 1999 Book of the Year Winner of the Susan Koppleman Award of the Popular Culture Association for Best Edited Collection in Women's Studies Joyce Dyer is director of writing and associate professor of English at Hiram College, Ohio."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813109831
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
Publication date:
04/13/2012
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
936,179
Product dimensions:
0.66(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction1
Flowering Ivy16
Border States21
The Mountains Dark and Close around Me31
Sound40
Root Hog, or Die52
Deep Water61
Good Questions71
Paradise in Price Hollow80
All This, and Honeysuckles Too87
Mutant in Bandana98
"The Past Is Never Dead, It's Not Even Past"105
Women Born to Be Strong111
Salt-Water Geechee Mounds120
No Scapin the Booger Man128
400 Mulvaney Street132
Uncle Orphy140
The Standing People146
Writing in the Smokehouse153
Voiceplace167
Keepers of the Legends175
Letter from a Poet in West Virginia187
A Natural History192
Leaving Pre-Appalachia200
Premature Burial209
Counting the Sums218
The Song about the Story - The Story behind the Song225
Westward from Bald Mountain233
The Search for the Beulah Quintet243
Piddlin'247
Big Stone Gap253
Appalachian Loaves and Fishes261
Inside Discoveries272
Terrain of the Heart277
This House and This World282
An Inquiry into Who My Grandmother Really Was289
Works Cited298

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