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34696
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In the 1930’s, playwright Paul Green attempted to create a play regarding the Lost Colony of Roanoke in North Carolina. The story known by most people does not include the ending, however, and even today, there is debate about what happened to the colonists. Paul Green changed his endings several times, the last of which in 1980’s left on a more hopeful note. This article goes into detail about what prompted each of these changes and how they were interpreted by the audiences.
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North Carolina Literary Review (NoCar PS 266 N8 N66x), Vol. 27 Issue , 2018, p52-71, il, por, f Periodical Website
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W.O. Saunders was a prominent figure in Elizabeth City in the early 20th century, decades after the Transcendentalist movement swept through New England. Despite this, he is known for his work mirroring the Transcendentalists Walt Whitman and Elbert Hubbard, among others, and that he emphasizes several tenants of the movement: self-reliance, spirituality, man’s relationship with nature, and women’s rights.
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North Carolina Literary Review (NoCar PS 266 N8 N66x), Vol. 27 Issue , 2018, p40-51, il, por, f Periodical Website
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34694
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In this interview, Allan Gurganus speaks about why he returned to his home state from New York, his activism in the gay rights movement of North Carolina in the mid-1990’s, and the continuing role he plays today in social and political activism. He further discusses the role of Trump in America, and how he hopes that his presence and voice can bring about change in North Carolina.
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North Carolina Literary Review (NoCar PS 266 N8 N66x), Vol. 27 Issue , 2018, p18-33, il, por, f Periodical Website
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34693
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Margaret Maron, author of the Judge Deborah Knott series, discusses her lengthy process of writing a book. Deciding that her main character would be a judge, she then traveled all around North Carolina, merging together different places to create fictional towns. She includes the coast, mountain area, flatlands, and cities into over 20 of her books.
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North Carolina Literary Review (NoCar PS 266 N8 N66x), Vol. 27 Issue , 2018, p6-17, il, por, f Periodical Website
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34697
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Therese Ann Fowler, a well-known North Carolina writer, shot to fame with her novel regarding Zelda Fitzgerald. With another novel coming out relating to Alva Vanderbilt Belmont, she sits down to discuss her success, the show based on her novel, her writing process, and her future plans.
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North Carolina Literary Review (NoCar PS 266 N8 N66x), Vol. 27 Issue , 2018, p72-80, il, por, f Periodical Website
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34711
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World-renowned chef and author Vivian Howard discusses her journey from writer to kitchen worker to restaurateur, and how she came back home to Kinston, North Carolina to make it happen. With a tv show and a cookbook now published, Vivian Howard continues to bring attention to eastern North Carolina. This piece is part opinion essay, part interview.
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North Carolina Literary Review (NoCar PS 266 N8 N66x), Vol. 27 Issue , 2018, p82-99, il, por, f Periodical Website
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34714
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In honor of Allan Gurganus, these two tributes given at the 2017 North Carolina Writers Conference in Rocky Mount. Describing him as illustrious, dedicated, and talented, Holding and Bonner describe their relationship with the author and how is work continues to touch the lives of everyone who reads them.
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North Carolina Literary Review (NoCar PS 266 N8 N66x), Vol. 27 Issue , 2018, p135-141, il, por, f Periodical Website
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34713
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In this tribute, Gary Richards honors Allan Gurganus. With humor and wit, he discusses the “trouble” he has gotten into over the years because of Gurganus’ work, but also how it makes him laugh while still considering the truth behind the matters at hand.
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North Carolina Literary Review (NoCar PS 266 N8 N66x), Vol. 27 Issue , 2018, p130-134, il, por, f Periodical Website
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34712
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This article explores three novels written by Angela Davis-Gardner: Felice, Butterfly’s Child, and Forms of Shelter. All three novels are coming-of-age stories, explore similar themes of vulnerability, catastrophe, and self-reflection.
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North Carolina Literary Review (NoCar PS 266 N8 N66x), Vol. 27 Issue , 2018, p108-124, il, por, f Periodical Website