The Great Meadow

The 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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ISBN-13: 9781879941076
Publisher: J.S. Sanders Books
Publication date: 04/01/1992
Series: Southern Classics Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 351
Product dimensions: 5.78(w) x 8.28(h) x 1.12(d)

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

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