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Topic: Jesse Stuart

  Stuart - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Stuart, James Francis Edward, (died 1766), claimant to the thrones of Scotland as King James VIII and of England as King James III
Stuart, Mary, claimant to the thrones of England and Scotland as Mary I
Stuart is a recurring character played by Michael McDonald on the sketch comedy television series MADtv.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Stuart   (292 words)

 KYLIT - A site devoted to Kentucky Writers
Jesse Hilton Stuart was the second of seven children born to Mitchell and Martha Hylton Stuart, on August 8, 1907, in Greenup, Kentucky.
Stuart was a hungry learner (Garrett 25) and through his hard work and his writings, he brought his life in the hills of W-Hollow alive.
Jesse Stuart died at the age of seventy-six on February 17, 1984, after being in a coma since May 1982.
www.english.eku.edu /SERVICES/KYLIT/STUART1.HTM   (1252 words)

 WVU Libraries: Jesse and Jane Stuart Collection
Jesse Hilton Stuart (1906-1982) was born and raised in the small community of W- Hollow, Kentucky, just a few miles west of Huntington, West Virginia.
Jesse Stuart...a prober and chronicler of the Appalachians, the last American frontier-- [was] the regional writer par excellance....
Stuart did receive many accolades during the course of his long and highly prolific career including a Guggenheim fellowship and appointment by the state legislature as the Poet Laureate of Kentucky, a post he held for more than thirty years.
www.libraries.wvu.edu /exhibits/stuartweb/text.htm   (1777 words)

 "I know as surely as I live and breathe the positive proof of what education can do for a man
Jesse Stuart was born August 8, 1906 in a small cabin in Greenup County, Kentucky a few miles from the Ohio River.
Stuart would often stop by before and after class to chat with her, and according to her son Robert Hatton, "Jesse used to take Mother out to pick wild flowers together".
Jesse Stuart returned to Kentucky in 1932, and by the time he was twenty-four years old, he was asked to be the superintendent of Greenup County Schools (Stuart Thread 143).
volweb.utk.edu /Schools/sullivan/mhme/stuart.htm   (866 words)

 PH@school: Literature: Author Biographies
Jesse Stuart celebrated his native region of rural Appalachia in his many poems, stories, and essays.
Stuart was born in 1907 in a one-room log cabin in the tiny community of W-Hollow, Kentucky.
For Stuart, this region was Appalachia, a mountainous, largely rural area of West Virginia and eastern Kentucky.
www.phschool.com /atschool/literature/author_biographies/stuart_j.html   (687 words)

 stuart   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Because Stuart was often pulled from classes to help with chores, he struggled through high school, continuing on only because of his newfound love of literature.
Stuart did not always find it easy living and writing in his hometown, for while he accurately portrayed his region he was equally as blunt and did not hide the embarrassing tendencies of the people who lived there.
Not surprisingly, Stuart was assigned to the Naval Writing Division, and it was said he amused his colleagues with tall tales from the hills, some of which appeared in his third novel, Foretaste of Glory (1946), (Bryant 118).
athena.english.vt.edu /~appalach/writersS/stuart.html   (791 words)

 KAHT - Jesse Stuart Foundation
The Jesse Stuart Foundation (JSF) is devoted to preserving the human and literary legacy of Jesse Stuart and other Kentucky and Appalachian writers.
Jesse Stuart (1906-1984) was one of America's best-known and best-loved writers.
The Jesse Stuart Foundation is on the right at the corner of Winchester Ave and 17th Street.
www.kaht.com /multiple/mountainmusictrail/jessestuartfoundation.htm   (250 words)

 River Vices: December 2004
Jesse Stuart’s feelings about Portsmouth, Ohio, and about his native Kentucky, were much more ambivalent than the Chamber-of-Commerce sounding quotation on the Floodwall mural would ever begin to suggest.
What Jesse Stuart writes about in Taps, by contrast, is the heavy-drinking, wife-beating Private Kim Tussie and his lazy relatives who squander the money his wife was awarded by the government, which had mistakenly reported he had been killed in action and shipped somebody else’s body home for burial.
Jesse Stuart suggests in The Land Beyond the River that rich Republicans of southern Ohio are no better, and in some respects are worse, than poor Democrats.
rivervices.blogspot.com /2004_12_01_rivervices_archive.html   (4855 words)

 Jesse Stuart - The Kentucky Academy of Technology Education
Stuart authored over 50 works of literature from poems to short stories to novels and his work led to a Guggenheim fellowship (1937) and a nomination for the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry in 1977.
Jesse Stuart Foundation was founded to aid in the appreciation and preservation of Appalachian heritage.
Stuart-By Chad Barringer -From starting out life in a log cabin to becoming Poet Laureate of Kentucky, Jesse Stuart's life had many facets.
coekate.murraystate.edu /kate/2003/may/stuart   (865 words)

 University Press of Kentucky   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Jesse Stuarts’ life centered on W-Hollow, Greenup County, Kentucky, and extended to the far corners of the world.
As the core of Stuart’s world, W-Hollow was the place of his birth and his first reaching out—to the brown earth and the green shoots growing out of it, to the insects and animals that inhabited its wooded slopes, to the blue sky and the birds that flashed across it.
Stuart brings Kentucky’s varied scenery, its people, and their distinctive dialects and social customs to life for his readers.
www.kentuckypress.com /viewbook.cfm?Group=48&ID=848   (284 words)

 Kentucky Humanities Council :: Telling Kentucky's Story -- Our pride, Our glory.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
I argued that Stuart was Kentucky's great popular writer; Still was the finest storyteller of coal-country Kentucky, the authentic poet of the southeastern mountains; Roberts was the supreme Laureate of Central Kentucky; and Warren was the inspired Bard of Western Kentucky.
Jesse wrote back immediately, advising me to avoid the Ivy and Eastern institutions because they would kill off creativity; and he advised me that there was not exactly a bright future in being a Kentucky farmer, especially if I had to start from scratch.
Jesse also authenticated for me the love of the earth, the joy of growing things, and he was always, first and last, the passionate earth-poet singing in and of and through his love of the soil.
www.kyhumanities.org /magazine/roberts.html   (6365 words)

Jesse Stuart's father was a coal miner and a tenant farmer, and even though he was uneducated, Stuart had an incredible amount of respect for him.
Stuart continued to be a strong student, and really developed as a writer during his high school years (Richardson 44).
Stuart would often stop by before and after class to chat with her, and according to her son Robert Hatton, "Jesse used to take Mother out to pick wild flowers together" (Richardson 43).
www.ncteamericancollection.org /litmap/stuart_jesse_ky.htm   (1887 words)

 July, 1838
Stuart and Lincoln appear in court on behalf of the plaintiff, Matthew McNair.
Stuart and Lincoln represent the defendants in both cases.
Stuart and Lincoln represent the plaintiff in Herndon v.
www.stg.brown.edu /projects/lincoln/month.php?yyyy=1838&mm=7   (748 words)

 The Thread That Runs So True by Jesse Stuart, ISBN 0684719045 And Smart Parenting Today: Raising Preschoolers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
First published in 1949, Jesse Stuart's now classic personal account of his twenty years of teaching in the mountain region of Kentucky has enchanted and inspired generations of students and teachers.
With eloquence and wit, Stuart traces his twenty-year career in education, which began, when he was only seventeen years old, with teaching grades one through eight in a one-room schoolhouse.
Before long Stuart was on a path that made him principal and finally superintendent of city and county schools.
wstevenash.com /stuart.htm   (284 words)

 Jesse Stuart Foundation
Welcome to the Jesse Stuart Foundation, Inc. This is your portal to the exciting world of books that reflect the human values personified by the late Jesse Stuart, one of America's most popular and successul writers and a former poet laureate of Kentucky.
We are proud of the fact that we have become a significant regional press and bookseller and a major source of books for writers, historians, educators, collectors and readers of all ages.
Running through most of them like a golden thread is Stuart's celebration of the strength and affirmative view of life of his people, and their love for the land.
www.jsfbooks.com   (257 words)

 The Jesse Stuart Foundation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Stuart's early autobiography, traces the story of his struggles to get an education and his beginning years as an educator and writer.
Stuart's classic story of his years as a teacher in Greenup County's one-room schools in the 1920s and 1930s, and of his years as Principal and Superintendent in the Greenup City and Greenup County school systems.
A Monograph based on a Jesse Stuart short story of a boy striving to gain an education, a teacher standing against an angry parent, and father - son conflicts.
users.inet99.net /jsf/jsbooks.htm   (1050 words)

 Student Handbook
Jesse Stuart Elementary School operates under policies and guidelines set by the School Based Decision Making Council in accordance with Kentucky State Law and Hopkins County Board of Education Policies.
Jesse Stuart strongly supports the philosophy that homework is a necessary adjunct to school life.
Jesse Stuart Elementary School is served by a Family Resource Center.
www.hopkins.k12.ky.us /jses/jshandbook.htm   (2438 words)

 This Months Issue - KentuckyLiving Magazine - Kentucky Living
"Hold April" were the words of the poet Jesse Stuart, who spoke with fervent hope embraced in beholding the glory of rebirth from frozen depths of winter to flowerings of another spring.
Stuart's ancestors and mine fought in the American Revolution, on dark and bloody ground before Kentucky was a Commonwealth, furiously on both sides of the Civil War.
As Jesse might have said, hold April in the cupped hands of a new beginning, and splash it on the face of despair.
www.kentuckyliving.com /article.asp?articleid=874&issueid=168   (557 words)

 Jesse Stuart Collection   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Jesse Stuart was born on August 8, 1907, in Greenup County, Kentucky.
Stuart wrote many volumes of novels, short stories, and poems.
The collection is comprised chiefly of letters from Jesse Stuart to author and professor Jack Matthews, from the years 1968 to 1974.
www.library.ohiou.edu /libinfo/depts/archives/mss/mss057.htm   (451 words)

 Jesse Stuart Biographical Sketch
Jesse Stuart, famous Kentucky novelist, short-story writer, poet, and teacher, was the son of a man who could barely write his name.
Jesse and his brother James grew up helping their father to raise the crops which fed them.
Since l979, the Jesse Stuart Foundation has devoted itself to preserving the legacy of Jesse Stuart and his W-Hollow hill country's Appalachian way of life by keeping his books in print.
www.morehead-st.edu /projects/village/bio.html   (388 words)

 Allan W. Eckert - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Blue Jacket: War Chief of the Shawnees"; 1968; 2003 reprint edition, Jesse Stuart Foundation, ISBN 1931672180, (paperback: ISBN 1931672202).
"Wilderness Empire: A Narrative";1968; 2001 reprint edition, Jesse Stuart Foundation, ISBN 0945084986, (paperback: ISBN 1931672024).
"The Wilderness War, A Narrative"; 1978; 2003 reprint edition, Jesse Stuart Foundation, ISBN 193167213X, (paperback: ISBN 1931672148).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Allan_W._Eckert   (818 words)

 Kentucky Life 420   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Jesse Hilton Stuart was born in this small valley in Greenup County in 1906.
Uneducated themselves, they nevertheless taught Jesse, his brother, and their three sisters to value learning, and all five graduated from college and went on to be schoolteachers.
Jesse Stuart died in 1984 and is buried in Greenup County's Plum Grove Cemetery.
www.wkon.org /kentuckylife/400s/kylife420.html   (443 words)

 The Lane Report -- Spotlight on the Arts--March 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Jesse Stuart Foundation is the second largest publisher in Kentucky and the largest publisher of Appalachian books according to Brett Nance, director of marketing and finance for the foundation.
In Jesse’s books, readers will find people who value hard work, who love their families, their land, and their country; who believe in education, honesty, thrift, and compassion—people who play by the rules,” says James M. Gifford, chief executive officer and senior editor of the foundation.
The Jesse Stuart Foundation, Inc, was chartered in 1979 in Louisville, Ky., as a non-profit organization.
www.kybiz.com /lanereport/departments/arts/arts305.html   (708 words)

 WWGPro.DE Buchtipps: The Thread That Runs So True: A Mountain School Teacher Tells His Story (Jesse Stuart)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Stuart, himself, quit school teaching to become a sheep farmer and writer because he could not foresee being able to raise a family on the earnings of a schoolteacher and writer.
I know that the system and society of today make it highly unlikely for it to happen at all, but still the notion does present a quandary, since teachers today are not farmers or gardeners able to provide for themselves, as those in the old days were.
Jesse Stuart, the author, weaves these tales together to chronicle his teaching career over a period of twenty years.
www.wwgpro.de /books-isbn-0684719045.html   (755 words)

 Jesse Stuart's "Dawn of Remembered Spring"
Jesse Stuart is certainly "specific to the particular detail" -- a Kentucky hill country setting, the use of mountain dialect, and Appalachian characters -- in his short story "Dawn of Remembered Spring" which also recreates enduring and universal human situations and conflicts.
It is, of course, ironic that in the latter part of the story the snakes become symbolic of the life-affirming procreative instinct rather than remaining the archetypal enemy, but the dramatic shift in their symbolic value in the second half of the story forms part of Stuart's artistry, his reliance on indirection.
Stuart presents the sight of the mating copperheads, a symbol of love, intimacy, and sexuality, so that Shan can grow beyond the deeply rooted -- but immature -- masculine instinct for conquest and conquering.
spider.georgetowncollege.edu /htallant/border/bs8/dmiller.htm   (2015 words)

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 Our Weimaraners   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Jesse was born on Nov. 15, 1999, so she is 13-16 weeks in these photographs.
Jesse mimics Jeb and wants to be accepted by him.
Although Jeb wants Jesse to leave him alone some of the time, you can see that he has taken on the role as her "big brother" and enjoys playing with her.
www.mathcs.duq.edu /~iben/dogs.htm   (189 words)

 Stuart Middle School - History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Jesse Stuart Middle School is named for Kentuckian Jesse Stuart, a distinguished poet, short story writer, and novelist who has written such books as "The Thread That Runs So True"; "The Year of My Rebirth"; "Plowshare in Heaven"; and "Gods Oddling: The Story of Mitch Stuart, My Father".
Stuart won an award for distinguished achievement of American Poets.
Stuart Middle School opened in the fall of 1980 with an enrollment of 725 students (sharing the campus with Stuart High School) now the school has become one of the largest middle schools in the district with an enrollment or more than 1300.
www.jefferson.k12.ky.us /Schools/Middle/Stuart/history.html   (101 words)

 The Best-Loved Short Stories of Jesse Stuart   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Stuart's own love for the land and its rhythms of life also comes through clearly.
Stuart's neck of the woods and I thought she would enjoy it (I'd read several on Mr.
Stuart's short stories when I was going to school).
www.literacyconnections.com /0_0945084811.html   (276 words)

 Stuart, Jesse --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
Jesse was the son of Ohed, and the grandson of Boaz and Ruth.
David was the youngest of Jesse's eight sons.
The appellation “son of Jesse” served as a synonym for David both at Saul's court and, subsequently, when David became king.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-9337566?tocId=9337566&query=tree   (755 words)

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