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Blues and Roots/Rue and Bluets: A Garland for the Southern Appalachians

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Jonathan Williams's poetry has been described as brilliant, sensuous, lyrical, quirky, suave, vital, joyful, sardonic, melodious, passionate, alive, pyrotechnic. This new, much enlarged edition of Blues and Roots displays all of the above. Williams has tramped the Appalachian Trail for decades, botanizing, jotting down specimens of authentic American speech, graffiti, superstitions, and nostrums--always curious, alert, and affectionately attentive. Blues and Roots focuses on the linguistic horizon of Appalachia in ...

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Blues and Roots/Rue and Bluets: A Garland for the Southern Appalachians
1985, Duke University Press

ISBN-13: 9780822306146

Second edition

Hardcover

Blues and Roots/Rue and Bluets: A Garland for the Southern Appalachians
1985, Duke University Press

ISBN-13: 9780822306153

2nd edition

Trade paperback

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