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Jim Wayne Miller: Chronological Bibliography George Brosi Miller, JimWayne. Copperhead Cane. Nashville, Tennessee: Robert Moore Allen, 1964. A 44-page poetry collection dealing with life on mountain farms. This paperback edition out ofprint. Reprinted in 1974 and 1978 with Dialogue with a Dead Man and as a separate volume in 1995. ________________. The More Things Change the More they Stay the Same. Frankfort, Kentucky: Whippoorwill Press, 1971. 64 unnumbered pages ofpoetic ballads, limited to 500 paperback copies. This is Miller's most explicitly political poetry collection, often celebrating, Eastern Kentuckians who resisted strip-mining. Out ofprint. ________________. Dialogue with a Dead Man. Athens, Georgia: The University of Georgia Press, 1974. A 78-page poetry collection which includes all the poems in Copperhead Cane. The title's dialogue is between Miller and his recently deceased grandfather, a barely literate farmer. Originally published in both cloth and paper editions; this edition out ofprint, but reprinted in 1978. The Figure ofFulfillment. Translations ofthe Poetry ofEmil Lerperger. Owensboro, Kentucky: Green River Press, 1975. An 89-page paperback oftranslations ofan Austrian poet. Out ofprint. _______________. Dialogue with aDeadMan. University Center, Michigan : Green River Press, a 1978 reprint of a 1974 release. An 80-page poetry collection published in both cloth and paper editions. Out ofprint. ________________. A Checklist and Purchase Guidefor School and Community Libraries in Appalachia. Boone, North Carolina: Appalachian Consortium Press, 1979. A 15-page staple-bound paperback. Out of print. ________________. The Mountains Have Come Closer. Boone, North Carolina: The Appalachian Consortium Press, 1980. A 64-page compilation of Miller's most significant poetry up to that time. Published in cloth and paper editions. Out ofprint, but reprinted in its entirety in The Brier Poems, 1997. George Brosi sells both new and out-of-print books. His address is 123 Walnut Street, Berea, Kentucky 40403. His phone: (606) 986-3262. 51 Miller, JimWayne, contributing editor. IHave a Place. Pippa Passes, Kentucky : Alice Lloyd College, 1981. A 220-page paperback anthology of Appalachian writing for high school students. Out ofprint. Miller, Jim Wayne. Vein ofWords. Big Timber, Montana: Seven Buffaloes Press, undated, but known to be 1984. A 61-page poetry workshop in verse. Hardback out-of-print. Paperback $7.75. , Reading, Writing, Region:A Checklist, Purchase Guide and Directoryfor School and Community Libraries in Appalachia. Boone, North Carolina: Appalachian Consortium Press, undated, but probably 1984. A 46-page staple-bound paperback, an update of Miller's 1979 Checklist. Out ofprint. .. Nostalgiafor 70. Big Timber, Montana: Seven Buffaloes Press, 1986. A 60-page eclectic collection ofpoetry which the author sums up as depicting "life in the American funhouse." Hardback $12.00. Paperback $7.75. _________________. Sideswipes. Big Timber, Montana: Seven Buffaloes Press, 1986. A 19-page staple-bound paperback, a satirical essay. $3.00. Still, James. The Wolfpen Poems. Edited and introduced by Jim Wayne Miller. Berea, Kentucky: Berea College Press, 1986. An 82-page poetry collection. Hardback out ofprint. Paperback $7.50. Stuart, Jesse. Songs ofa Mountain Plowman. Edited with an introduction by Jim Wayne Miller. Ashland, Kentucky: The Jesse Stuart Foundation, 1986. A 162-page trade paperback bringing together for the first time in print many ofStuart's earliest poems. $10.95. Miller, Jim Wayne. HisFirst, Best Country. Frankfort, Kentucky: Gnomon Press, 1987. A staple-bound paperback. The author's own blurb for this short storyreads, "JenningsWells undertakes a condescending investigation ofcountrymusic as part ofhis courtship with Roma Livesay, only to discover that country music has researched him, confronting him with his past and turning his life in an unexpected direction." This story formed the basis for a play written by Miller and produced at the Horse Cave Theater in Kentucky in the summer of 1992. Out ofprint. Miller, Jim Wayne, contributing editor. The Examined Life: Family, Community, and Work in American Literature. Boone, North Carolina: Appalachian Consortium Press, 1989, an 89-page paperback described by Miller as "the culminating item in a three-year seminar for the Southern Highlands Institute for Education." 52 _______________. Brier, HisBook. Frankfort, Kentucky: Gnomon Press, 1988. An important 68-page poetry collection containing Miller's most internationally aware poetry. Reprinted in its entirety in The BrierPoems, 1997. Out ofprint in paper. Hardback $16.00. The...


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