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George Scarbrough, Appalachian poet
Randy Mackin


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George Scarbrough, Appalachian poet
a biographical and literary study with unpublished writings
Randy Mackin

Published 2011 by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English.

About the Book

"This biography makes use of Scarbrough's personal journals and includes unpublished poetry, letters, and prose pieces provided by Scarbrough. This book demonstrates that he is among the best poets of the 20th century and draws new attention to an enduring body of work that included one novel and five collections of verse"--Provided by publisher.

Table of Contents

Pt. 1. Walking the paths of his own premise: the life and literature of George Scarbrough
Songs of dance to death
A small, comfortable world
The novel
Holding Han-Shan's hand
Myth and metaphor out of the way
Scarbrough's critics
Pt. 2. Selected unpublished poems, letters and conversations
A selection of previously unpublished verse and "good
Friday, New Mexico, 1955" (by George Scarbrough)
A selection of Scarbrough's letters
A selection of letters to Scarbrough
"Something of a bio and an itinerary" (by George Scarbrough)
An interview
Appendix: publications and awards.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contributions to southern Appalachian studies -- 29, Contributions to southern Appalachian studies -- 29.


Dewey Decimal Class
811/.54, B
Library of Congress
PS3537.C18 Z78 2011

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xi, 208 p. :
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