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Remapping the South: New Perspectives in Appalachian Studies

Remapping the South: New Perspectives in Appalachian Studies Remapping the South: New Perspectives in Appalachian Studies by Mae Miller Claxton Negotiating a Perilous Empowerment: Appalachian Women’s Literacies. By Erica Abrams Locklear. Athens: Ohio UP, 2011. Series in Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in Appalachia. 256 pp. $49.95 hardcover. Inhabiting Contemporary Southern and Appalachian Literature: Region and Place in the Twenty-First Century. By Casey Clabough. Gainesville: UP of Florida, 2012. x + 202 pp. $74.95 cloth. The Bioregional Imagination: Literature, Ecology, and Place. Ed. by Tom Lynch, Cheryll Glotfelty, and Karla Armbruster. Athens: U of Georgia P, 2012. xiv + 440 pp. $69.95 cloth; $24.95 paper. Ebook available. In the opening pages of Our Southern Highlanders (1913), Horace Kephart, one of the pre-eminent librarians of his day, includes a map entitled “Appalachia” and describes his diffi culty fi nding substantive information about the Appalachian mountain region. Kephart claims that at long last, in “that dustiest room of a great library where ‘pub. docs.’ are stored, I unearthed a government report on forestry that gave, at last, a clear idea of the lay of the land.” With this information, Kephart began to reconsider his views of the The Southern Literary Journal, volume xlvii, number 1, fall 2014 © 2015 by http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Southern Literary Journal University of North Carolina Press

Remapping the South: New Perspectives in Appalachian Studies

The Southern Literary Journal , Volume 47 (1) – May 29, 2015

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Remapping the South: New Perspectives in Appalachian Studies by Mae Miller Claxton Negotiating a Perilous Empowerment: Appalachian Women’s Literacies. By Erica Abrams Locklear. Athens: Ohio UP, 2011. Series in Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in Appalachia. 256 pp. $49.95 hardcover. Inhabiting Contemporary Southern and Appalachian Literature: Region and Place in the Twenty-First Century. By Casey Clabough. Gainesville: UP of Florida, 2012. x + 202 pp. $74.95 cloth. The Bioregional Imagination: Literature, Ecology, and Place. Ed. by Tom Lynch, Cheryll Glotfelty, and Karla Armbruster. Athens: U of Georgia P, 2012. xiv + 440 pp. $69.95 cloth; $24.95 paper. Ebook available. In the opening pages of Our Southern Highlanders (1913), Horace Kephart, one of the pre-eminent librarians of his day, includes a map entitled “Appalachia” and describes his diffi culty fi nding substantive information about the Appalachian mountain region. Kephart claims that at long last, in “that dustiest room of a great library where ‘pub. docs.’ are stored, I unearthed a government report on forestry that gave, at last, a clear idea of the lay of the land.” With this information, Kephart began to reconsider his views of the The Southern Literary Journal, volume xlvii, number 1, fall 2014 © 2015 by

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Published: May 29, 2015

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