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21131
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In May 1931, a small magazine called Contempo was first published in Chapel Hill. Contempo, published until February 1934, and focused on the contemporary world of literature. It published eight Nobel Prize winners along with numerous American and European literary icons. The magazine is well remembered for its young founder Milton Avant Abernethy and his literary encounters with writer William Faulkner.
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21130
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In this tribute to writer Randall Jarrell, North Carolina literary legend Fred Chappell provides background information and relates his first experience meeting Jarrell. Chappell discusses Jarrell's work and how it has affected the North Carolina's literary scene.
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21132
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Poet A.R. Ammons discusses growing up on a farm in rural North Carolina and how that affected his writing.
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21133
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The tale of English explorer John Lawson and his relationship with the Tuscarora Indian tribe of North Carolina is one of tragedy and violence. What began with mutual respect and friendship between the two ended with Lawson's gruesome death at the hand of the Tuscarora in 1711. Lawson's journey through the New World, particularly what is now North Carolina, provided an insight into many Indian tribes and their culture. Lawson's death helped spark the Tuscarora War, a conflict that between Indian and colonist that ended with the almost extinction of the Tuscarora as a people.
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21141
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In this retrospective, author Linda Flowers examines her childhood growing up in a tenant farmer's family. Through her analysis, Flowers documents the trials and tribulations that her family encountered in eastern North Carolina.
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21134
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The Tuscarora War was an armed conflict between English colonists and the Tuscarora Indian tribe that ended with the near extinction of the Tuscarora. Angered by colonial encroachment on their land and broken promises, the Tuscarora launched surprise attacks on North Carolina colonists. A combined North Carolina and South Carolina militia fought back against the Tuscarora and destroyed most of its people and villages.
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21135
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Neoheroka Fort was the location of the last Tuscarora stronghold during the Tuscarora War and site of the last major battle. Never reoccupied after it was razed by colonial forces, it is now a time capsule of Tuscarora culture during the final moments of its existence.
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