“Mapped Worlds and Rediscovered Texts”: An Introduction to Appalachian Pastoral by Michael S. Martin

New from Clemson University Press, Michael S. Martin's Appalachian Pastoral is the first book-length study of antebellum travel narratives into the Appalachian Mountains. In this blog post Martin introduces his work to recast Appalachian literature in terms of a ‘lost tradition’ of texts, understanding the history of the region, and its current environmental and cultural … Continue reading