Great Meadow

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Set at the time of the western migration from Piedmont Virginia to her native Kentucky, Ms. Roberts's novel recounts the heroism of the Kentucky pioneer. Roberts was that rare thing, a true artist.. She was one of the indispensables.-Robert Penn Warren. Southern Classics Series.

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Overview

Set at the time of the western migration from Piedmont Virginia to her native Kentucky, Ms. Roberts's novel recounts the heroism of the Kentucky pioneer. Roberts was that rare thing, a true artist.. She was one of the indispensables.-Robert Penn Warren. Southern Classics Series.

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Editorial Reviews

Chicago Tribune
...A noble piece of work.
From the Publisher

"Lucid and arresting, rhythmical, fresh in phrasing and construction, giving always the effect of effortless arrangement."  —New York Times

"The story is told in beautiful, lyrical prose. . . highly recommended." —The Historical Novels Review

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781879941076
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
  • Publication date: 4/25/1992
  • Series: Southern Classics Series
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.79 (d)

Meet the Author

Elizabeth Madox Roberts (1881-1941) was born in Kentucky and was a lifelong student of its history. She published her first book, a collection of poetry, in 1915. This was soon followed by short stories, more poetry, and several novels, most of which examine the experience of the Kentucky pioneer.

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