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

By Jonathan Chamberlain Williams

16 ratings - 4.56* vote

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, supe Jonathan Williams’s poetry has been described as brilliant, sensuous, lyrical, quirky, suave, vital, joyful,

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Book details

Hardcover, 112 pages
January 2nd 1985 by Duke University Press Books

(first published 1971)

Original Title
Blues and Roots/Rue and Bluets: A Garland for the Southern Appalachians
ISBN
082230614X (ISBN13: 9780822306146)
Edition Language
English

Community Reviews

Kit

Awesome, and not just because of the poem about a neon sign whose full text is "O'NAN'S / AUTO / SERVICE"

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