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Kentucky authors; a history of Kentucky literature.

Mary Carmel Browning

Kentucky authors; a history of Kentucky literature.

by Mary Carmel Browning

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Published by Keller-Crescent Co. in Evansville, Ind .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kentucky,
  • Kentucky.
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- Kentucky -- History and criticism.,
    • Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- Kentucky.,
    • Kentucky -- Intellectual life.,
    • Kentucky -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 351-354.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS253.K4 B7
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 357 p.
      Number of Pages357
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4535817M
      LC Control Number77001672

        First awarded in , the Kentucky Literary Award is a celebration of Kentucky literature. Eligible books for the Kentucky Literary Award include those written by Kentuckians or books with a substantial Kentucky theme. The award is given to fiction and nonfiction titles in alternating years. Nicholson was announced at the “Meet the Authors.   History of Kentucky Writers’ Day The Kentucky General Assembly established Kentucky Writers’ Day in to honor our strong literary tradition and to celebrate the anniversary of the birth of Robert Penn Warren, a Todd County native and the nation’s first poet laureate, born on Ap

      Pages in category "Writers from Kentucky" The following 92 pages are in this category, out of 92 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().   •A Royal Tea” by Kentucky native Debbie Dadey is the latest book in the “Mermaid Tales” junior chapter book series for ages Dadey is well known for writing books that emerging readers Author: Jayne Moore Waldrop.

      When I was about 8 years old, my great-grandparents gave me a copy of The Thread That Runs SoTrue by Jesse Stuart for Christmas. I already loved to read, but. Organized by Kentucky Humanities, the Kentucky Book Festival will span from November 12 to 17 and involve six days full of literary events around Lexington, culminating in Kentucky Book Fair on.


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