Appalachian Elegy: Poetry and Place (Kentucky Voices) (Paperback)

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Author, activist, feminist, teacher, and artist bell hooks is celebrated as one of the nation's leading intellectuals. Born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, hooks drew her unique pseudonym from the name of her grandmother, an intelligent and strong-willed African American woman who inspired her to stand up against a dominating and repressive society. Her poetry, novels, memoirs, and children's books reflect her Appalachian upbringing and feature her struggles with racially integrated schools and unwel.

About the Author

bell hooks is the author of more than thirty books, including Ain't I a Woman? Black Women and Feminism, named by Publishers Weekly as one of the twenty most influential women's books of the last twenty years.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780813136691
ISBN-10: 0813136695
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication Date: September 28th, 2012
Pages: 96
Language: English
Series: Kentucky Voices