Roberts, Elizabeth Madox
Elizabeth Madox Roberts, 1886–1941, American poet and novelist, b. Perryville, Ky., grad. Univ. of Chicago, 1921. She is best known for her novels and stories of the Kentucky mountain people, whose dialect and customs she carefully represented. All her work is distinguished by the beauty and rhythm of her prose. Her novels include The Time of Man (1926), My Heart and My Flesh (1927), Jingling in the Wind (1928), The Great Meadow (1930), and Black Is My Truelove's Hair (1938). Some of her short stories are collected in The Haunted Mirror (1932) and Not by Strange Gods (1941). Her volumes of poetry include Under the Tree (1922) and Song in the Meadow (1940).
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