!!> Reading ➽ Every Leaf a Mirror ➶ Author Morris Allen Grubbs – Justinfoline.us

Every Leaf a Mirror Jim Wayne Miller 1936 1996 Was A Prolific Writer, A Revered Teacher And Scholar, And A Pioneer In The Field Of Appalachian Studies During His Thirty Three Year Tenure At Western Kentucky University, He Helped Build Programs In The Discipline In Kentucky, Tennessee, And Ohio, And Worked Tirelessly To Promote Regional Voices By Presenting The Work Of Others As Often As He Did His Own An Innovative Poet, Essayist, And Short Story Writer, Miller Was One Of The Founding Fathers And Animating Spirits Of The Appalachian Renaissance.In Every Leaf A Mirror, Morris Allen Grubbs And Mary Ellen Miller Have Gathered Essential Selections From The Beloved Author S Oeuvre Highlights From The Volume Include Touchstone Poems Seminal Articles A Rare Autobiographical Essay A Commencement Address And An Excerpt From The Previously Unpublished Short Story Truth And Fiction Revealing The Scope And Significance Of Miller S Contributions As An Artist And Cultural Scholar, This Reader Captures The Excitement That Surrounded The Birth Of Modern Appalachian Literature.With Commentary By Mary Ellen Miller, An Introduction From Well Known Author Robert Morgan, And An Afterword By The Notable Silas House, Every Leaf A Mirror Provides An Unprecedentedly Intimate Look At Miller S Writing This Long Overdue Collection Not Only Celebrates The Life Of This Revered Ambassador Of Appalachian Literature And Culture But Also Introduces A New Generation Of Readers To His Work.

!!> Reading ➽ Every Leaf a Mirror  ➶ Author Morris Allen Grubbs – Justinfoline.us
  • Hardcover
  • 256 pages
  • Every Leaf a Mirror
  • Morris Allen Grubbs
  • 18 September 2018
  • 9780813147246

    11 thoughts on “!!> Reading ➽ Every Leaf a Mirror ➶ Author Morris Allen Grubbs – Justinfoline.us


  1. says:

    Every Leaf a Mirror A Jim Wayne Miller Reader is a marvelous compilation of some of Miller s essays, poems, interviews, etc.It does a fine job of making some of his best work available to the public.Miller was a top notch scholar and an advocate for the literature of Appalachia I ...


  2. says:

    Every Leaf A Mirror A Jim Wayne Miller Reader Morris Allen Grubbs and Mary Ellen Miller, Eds University Press of Kentucky, 2014 234 pages Everyone who is connected to the Appalachian region in any way must read Every Leaf A Mirror A Jim Wayne Miller Reader, the new compilation of the best work of one of the region s most important writers, teachers and scholars Had cancer not taken him far too soon, Jim Wayne Miller would have lived to see one of his dreams realized a region spilling over with published writers, presses and periodicals galore devoted to this region, undergraduate and graduate programs in Appalachian Studies throughout the region, and a large and growing body of scholarship about all aspects of the region s history, culture and arts Also, as this volume so poignantly reminds us, the reach and reputation of his own work would have grown as well Edited by Morris Allen Grubbs and Miller s widow, Western Kentucky University professor Mary Ellen Miller, the volume includes a broad sampling of Miller s published poetry, fiction, and non fiction, as well as some previously unpublished work, and a lengthy interview with another one of Appalachia s important figures, Loyal Jones There are two wonderful essays by two of the region s finest writers, Robert Morgan and Silas House, sharing both their very thoughtful analysis of Miller s work and its value, and a very personal account of his impact on their own lives and writing It would be d...


  3. says:

    Beautifully chosen pieces poetry, fiction, essay, interview by one of central Appalachia s most important writers.


  4. says:

    I read this for my Kentucky Literature class It was so refreshing to read poetry I enjoyed reading.

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