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Dear Appalachia : readers, identity, and popular fiction since 1878

Author: Emily Satterwhite
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the responses of readers to best-selling fiction set in Appalachia. Emily Satterwhite employs an innovative new strategy, examining fan mail and reviews to understand how readers imagine the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emily Satterwhite
ISBN: 9780813130101 0813130107
OCLC Number: 858156118
Description: 1 vol. (XVI-379 p.) : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Best-selling Appalachia ; Charm and virility, circa 1884 ; Tonic and rationale, circa 1908 ; Country to city, circa 1949-1954 ; City to country, circa 1967-1970 ; A sweet land that never was, circa 1994-2001 ; Conclusion: The production of region and the romance with whiteness.
Responsibility: Emily Satterwhite.
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" Dear Appalchia advances our understanding of how Appalachia continues to be a created and malleable concept that serves the political and identity needs of the American public." -- West Virginia Read more...

 
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