7 edition of In the Arkansas Backwoods found in the catalog.
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Book about folklore in Texas, including folk songs, ghost stories, Mexican animal tales, anecdotes about lawyers, folklore about Texas plants, riddles and miscellaneous legends. The index begins on page Relationship to this item: (Has Format) Backwoods to Border [e-book], ark://metadcAuthor: J. Frank Dobie. The Simms Series. The University of Arkansas Press edition of the Selected Fiction of William Gilmore Simms has as its aim to publish the major novels and short fiction in reliable texts, together with scholarly introductions, annotations, and other matter useful to scholars, critics, and teachers of Simms’s work.
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The stereotyping of Arkansas, whether perpetrated by the romantics or the progressives, has focused on the habits and lifestyles and prejudices of the poor, and in this sense the condemnations of outsiders have often paralleled the attitudes of Arkansas’s better sort toward their backwoods neighbors. Arkansas’s role in the Contra War and in an arms-for-drugs supply network goes back to the early s and the airport at Mena. A federal investigation aided by .
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The book will delight any and all interested in Arkansas—one of the nation’s most fascinating states. The companion to this book— Arkansas Backstories, Volume 2 —will be published by Butler Center Books in the spring of /5(2).
Friedrich Wilhelm Christian Gerstäcker was a nineteenth-century author who wrote about social conditions in backwoods Arkansas before the Civil War. He visited the state from to for periods of up to eighteen months at a time.
His writings—in the form of essays, short stories, and novels—provide insights into folkways, social conditions, popular religion, gender roles, and a.
Arkansas is a biting first novel full of wet T-shirt contests, illicit drugs, and cross-country road trips. There are the days: the dappled grounds, the aimless yardwork, the hours in the booth giving directions to families in SUVs.
And then there are the nights: crisscrossing the South with illicit goods, the shifty deals in dingy trailers, the vague orders from a boss/5. In the Arkansas Backwoods: Tales and Sketches Friedrich Gerstacker, Author University of Missouri Press $0 (p) ISBN Buy this book During a trek through America's frontier.
These 15 Gerstacker tales, collected by Miller, assistant professor of history at the University of Arkansas, blend journalism with fiction in convincing portrayals of backwoods life of the period: short courtships, baptism in a creek, fights with lumber pirates called "rafters," and the lot of German emigrants learning to cope in a new land/5(2).
AGFC guidebooks contain an interpretive summary of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s hunting and fishing regulations and covers only the regulations that most commonly affect hunters and anglers.
It is not a legal document, and the official regulations of the Commission take precedence over this summary. Arkansas is a noir crime drama cut from the Tarantino and Coen brothers mold. Shady drug dealers with one word names doublecross each other in various backwoods settings.
It is the feature. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gerstäcker, Friedrich, In the Arkansas backwoods. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, © Buy In the Arkansas Backwoods: Tales and Sketches by Friedrich Gerstacker online at Alibris.
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Arkansas’s backwoods reputation was cemented in when Thomas Jackson published a joke book titled On a Slow Train Through Arkansaw. The jokes made the state and residents the object of ridicule and went through multiple reprints.
The culture of Arkansas is a subculture of the Southern United States that has come from blending heavy amounts of various European settlers culture with the culture of African slaves and Native Americans.
Southern culture remains prominent in the rural Arkansas delta and south Arkansas. The Ozark Mountains and the Ouachita Mountains retain their historical mount.
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Arkansas Review: Backwoods Crime Drama Lacks Substance Julian Roman May 5, A country and blues driven soundtrack from The Flaming Lips is more memorable than the film. Arkansas (/ ˈ ɑːr k ən s ɔː / AR-kən-saw) is a state in the south central region of the United States, home to more than three million people as of Its name is from the Osage language, of Siouan derivation; it denoted their related kin, the Quapaw people.
The state's diverse geography ranges from the mountainous regions of the Ozark and the Ouachita Mountains, which make Before statehood: Arkansas Territory. The Backwoods Music Festival in Arkansas is a one-of-a-kind outdoor music experience filled with eye-popping art and live installations and jaw-dropped performances set in the incredible outdoors of the Mulberry Mountain.
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– The Literature of the Ozarks: An Anthology, edited by Phillip Douglas Howerton ($, paper), has been released by the University of Arkansas Press. This new book includes 50 pieces that, together, challenge common assumptions about backwoods ignorance, debunks the pastoral myth, expands on the meaning of wilderness, and .Whether hiking Mount Magazine, paddling and drifting along the Buffalo River, or camping in the backwoods, adventure is prevalent in the Ozarks!
At Explore the Ozarks, we offer an in-depth look at the different recreational opportunities available in the Ozarks and Ouachita Mountains of Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. But centuries ago, Arkansas really was in the backwoods. Travel across the state was cut off from the west by the Indian Territory and .