MID COUNTRY by Lowry C. -d. Wimberly


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Originally selected from regional magazines, this is an anthology of mid-America from the Rockies to the Alleghenies, from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico, where sandhills, Ozarks, cattle country, timberlands, oilfields, tobacco lands, swamps, reflect a panorama of the region. Some history, poetry, more fiction, with Katherine Anne Porter, Mark Van Dorn, Paul Engle, th Suckow, udora Welty, Stanley Vestal, Vardis Fisher, Wallace Stegner, Robert Frost, Mari Sandos, gar Lee Masters, Jesee Stuart, and as many more. From anecdotes and reminiscences -- of Custer, of buffalo, wolf hunting, snakes, of rooster fighting, of stampede, of flood- to Indians, pioneers, tall stories, Negroes- this mirrors wide regionalism in all its infinite variety, as well as giving the reader sampling of the talent ""mid country"" has contributed to literature. They Set a Good Table -- one of the inclusions- might serve as title for the whole.

Pub Date: Oct. 3rd, 1945
Publisher: Univ. of Nebraska Press distr. by Crowell