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ERIC Number: ED313194
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Sense of Place in Appalachia.
Arnow, Pat, Ed.
Now and Then, v6 n2 Sum 1989
This journal issue contains interviews, essays, short stories, and poetry focusing on sense of place in Appalachia. In interviews, author Wilma Dykeman discussed past and recent novels set in Appalachia with interviewer Sandra L. Ballard; and novelist Lee Smith spoke with interviewer Pat Arnow about how Appalachia has shaped her writing. Essays include "Eminent Domain" by Amy Tipton Gray, "You Can't Go Home If You Haven't Been Away" by Pauline Binkley Cheek, and "Here and Elsewhere" by Fred Waage (views of regionalism from writers Gurney Norman, Lou Crabtree, Joe Bruchac, Linda Hogan, Penelope Schott and Hugh Nissenson). Short stories include "Letcher" by Sondra Millner, "Baptismal" by Randy Oakes, and "A Country Summer" by Lance Olsen. Poems include "Honey, You Drive" by Jo Carson, "The Widow Riley Tells It Like It Is" by P. J. Laska, "Words on Stone" by Wayne Hogan, "Reeling In" by Jim Clark, "Traveler's Rest" by Walter Haden, "Houses" by Georgeann Eskievich Rettberg, "Seasonal Pig" by J. B. Goodenough, "And This Is The Way To Be Poor" by Barbara Smith, "Polio Summer" by Edward C. Lynskey, and "Direction" by Gretchen McCroskey. This issue also contains book reviews and numerous photographs, including those of Kenneth Murray and William "Pictureman" Mullins. (SV)
Descriptors: Essays, Interviews, Novels, Photographs, Poetry, Regional Attitudes, Regional Characteristics, Rural Areas, Short Stories
Now and Then, CASS, Box 19180A, ETSU, Johnson City, TN 37614-0002 ($3.50 each; subscription $9.00 individual and $12.00 institution).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Opinion Papers; Creative Works
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: East Tennessee State Univ., Johnson City. Center for Appalachian Studies and Services.