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Norman, Gurney 1937-

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Works: 71 works in 116 publications in 1 language and 3,961 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  History  Juvenile works  Folklore 
Roles: Redactor, Editor
Classifications: F210, 975.009734
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Back talk from Appalachia confronting stereotypes by Dwight B Billings( file )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 1,112 libraries worldwide
Various authors examine and dispute the stereotypes of Appalachia
An American vein : critical readings in Appalachian literature ( Book )
6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 646 libraries worldwide
Intending to create a foundational text for further scholarship on Appalachian writing, the editors have selected 29 critical reviews for this collection. They include thematic surveys on the reasons why Appalachian authors are becoming considered worthy of academic criticism and the history of the regional genre as well as commentary on specific authors and works. Authors and works include Jesse Stuart, a comparison of changing views about Stuart and Pound, the poetry of James Still, Hariette Arrow's The Dollmaker, social criticism in the works of Wilma Dykeman, Mary Lee Settle's autobiographies, the concepts of home and machine, the roles of kin and counterculture in Gurney Norman, John Ehle's fiction, Lee Smith's use of language in Oral History, two reviews of works by Jo Carson, the role of community in Fred Chappell's works, the role of Calvinism in the poetry of Robert Morgan, and the promise of feminist ecocriticism. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com) -- Distributed by Syndetics Solutions, LLC
Confronting Appalachian stereotypes : back talk from an American region ( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 423 libraries worldwide
Others reveal personal experiences and examples of grassroots activism that confound and contradict accepted images of "hillbillies." The volume ends with a series of critiques aimed directly at The Kentucky Cycle and similar contemporary works that highlight the sociological, political, and cultural assumptions about Appalachia fueling today's false stereotypes."--Jacket
Appalachia a history of mountains and people ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 411 libraries worldwide
Explores the intersection of natural history and human history in the Appalachian Mountain region
Divine Right's trip; a folk-tale by Gurney Norman( Book )
5 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 319 libraries worldwide
Kinfolks : the Wilgus stories by Gurney Norman( Book )
7 editions published between 1977 and 1990 in English and held by 318 libraries worldwide
A series of short stories unfolds surrounding Wilgus Collier and his large extended family, as the boy grows to manhood in the eastern Kentucky mountains
Divine Right's trip : a novel of the counterculture by Gurney Norman( Book )
3 editions published between 1972 and 1990 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
Old wounds, new words : poems from the Appalachian poetry project ( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems, written in the 1970s and 1980s, from the works of ninety poets from six states in the southern Appalachian region
Dried salted meats : charque and carne-de-sol by Gurney Norman( Book )
5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Song of the river by Billy C Clark( Book )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Having grown old living in his shantyboat on the Big Sandy River in eastern Kentucky, John engages in a final battle with Scrapiron Jack, the huge catfish he has been trying to catch for years
A gathering at the Forks [an anthology] : fifteen years of the Hindman Settlement School Appalachian Writers Workshop by George Ella Lyon( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Coal black voices ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
"Coal Black voices is an intimate mosaic of images, poetry, and storytelling by the Affrilachian Poets as they glimpses of life in the American Black South and Appalachian region. The ensemble of African-American writers challenge simple notions of an all white Appalachian region and culture while drawing on the traditions such as the Harlem Renaissance, the Black Arts Movement, and the experiences of the African Disapora. The poetry of the Afrilachian poets celebrates their African heritage and rural roots while encompassing themes of racism and Black identity. In this documentary they give voice to the pleasures of family, land, good food, artistic community, music and transformation"--Container
From this valley by Gurney Norman( visu )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Travelogue along the Big Sandy River from its source at Russell Fork and gives a literary impulse of the region interviewing Verna Mae Slone, Denise Giardina and Billy C. Clark
Ancient Creek a Jack Tale by Gurney Norman by Gurney Norman( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Book one from Crazy Quilt : a novel-in-progress by Gurney Norman( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Frank X Walker issue ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Time on the river by Gurney Norman( visu )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Travelogue along the Kentucky River from its source at Pine Mountain to its mouth at the Ohio River
Wilderness Road ( visu )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Early settlers traveled through the Cumberland Gap into the rich grasslands of central Kentucky and Tennessee. Gurney Norman journeys along the trail as it is now
At the forks of Troublesome 15th annual Appalachian Writers Workshop ( visu )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
In a workshop held at Hindman Settlement School, prominent Kentucky authors read excerpts from their writings. Participants include James Still, Jim Wayne Miller, Lee Smith, Gurney Norman, Chris Holbrook, Al Stewart, George Ella Lyon, and Ed McClanahan. Randy Wilson provides musical accompaniment for James Still
Ancient creek : a folktale by Gurney Norman( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
 
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