Looking for Native Ground: Contemporary Appalachian Poetry

Title

Looking for Native Ground: Contemporary Appalachian Poetry

Description

Fred Chappell, Jeff Daniel Marion, Jim Wayne Miller, and Robert Morgan are primarily folk artists who write poetry about people doing common, everyday tasks. Each poet in his own unique style illustrates a strong sense of place and community. All natives to the Appalachian region, each come from an agrarian community that they had to leave behind to enter the world of academia. Looking For Native Ground was published in 1989 comparing Chappell, Marion, Miller, and Morgan because of their place at the forefront of the regional literary movement in the 1980s.

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Subject

American poetry--Appalachian Region--History and criticism
American poetry--20th century--History and criticism
Chappell, Fred, 1936-
Marion, Jeff Daniel, 1940-
Miller, Jim Wayne
Morgan, Robert, 1944-

Creator

Quillen, Rita Sims

Publisher

Appalachian Consortium Press

Date

1989

Rights

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us

Format

e-books

Language

English

Type

Publication

Coverage

Appalachia

Digital Publisher

Appalachian State University

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Citation

Quillen, Rita Sims, “Looking for Native Ground: Contemporary Appalachian Poetry,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed November 18, 2018, http://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/43807.