Listen here : women writing in Appalachia

by Sandra L. Ballard

Other authorsPatricia L. Hudson
Paper Book, 2003


Listen Here: Women Writing in Appalachia is a landmark anthology that brings together the work of 105 Appalachian women writers, including Dorothy Allison, Harriette Simpson Arnow, Annie Dillard, Nikki Giovanni, Denise Giardina, Barbara Kingsolver, Jayne Anne Phillips, Janice Holt Giles, George Ella Lyon, Sharyn McCrumb, and Lee Smith. Editors Sandra L. Ballard and Patricia L. Hudson offer a diverse sampling of time periods and genres, established authors and emerging voices. From regional favorites to national bestsellers, this unprecedented gathering of Appalachian voices displays the rem



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Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, c2003.

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LibraryThing member wilddove
I have used this book to explore authors unfamiliar to me, and come away with some real gems, like Wilma Dykeman's The Tall Woman. If you don't have time to study for an MFA in literature focusing on Appalachian authors, this book will provide a short cut.



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