Publication Date


Advisor(s) - Committee Chair

Gordon Wilson, Lee Jones, Finley Grise

Degree Program

Department of English

Degree Type

Master of Arts


Four years subsequent to the close of the great conflict between the North and the South there was born in the neutral state of Kentucky, a roman who was destined to serve with great earnestness and to immortalize with great talent the mountain people of her native state. It is through a sympathetic portrayal of the characteristics of the Southern Highlanders that she has achieved an enviable place as a local color writer in American letters.


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