Works cited:
Jane S. Becker, Selling Tradition: Appalachia and the construction of an American folk, 1930-1940 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press), 1998.
Freeman Junior Daniels, Mountain People of Virginia: Their Nature and their Needs (Charlottesville: Master's thesis), 1925.
Horace Kephart, Our Southern Highlanders: A Narrative of Adventure in the Southern Appalachians and a Study of Life among the Mountaineers (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press), 1913.
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Joan Shelley Rubin, Constance Rourke and American Culture (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press), 1980.
Mandel Sherman and Thomas R. Henry, Hollow Folk (New York: Thomas Crowell Co.), 1933.
Henry Nash Smith, Virgin Land: The American West as Symbol and Myth (Cambridge: Harvard University Press), 1950.
H.R. Stoneback, Hillfolk Tradition: Images of Hillfolk in U.S. fiction since 1926 (Nashville: Vanderbilt University, Ph.D. dissertation) 1970.
Nathalia Wright, "Introduction," In the Tennessee Mountains by Mary Murfree (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press), 1970.

Background materials:
B.A. Botkin, Treasury of Southern Folklore. 1949
__________, Southern Saga. 1949
Roy Lee Harmon, Hillbilly ballads. 1938
Samuel H. Hurst, The Mountains Redeemed: A Romantic Tale Set in Southwest, Va. 1929.
John Rice Irwin, Musical instruments of Southern Appalachian Mountains (Atglen: Schiffer Publishing Co.), 1983.
Alan Jabbour, "Folk Music," Arts in Virginia, Vol. 12, No. 1, Fall 1971.
Alan Lomax, Songs of the South [sound recording]. 1993
__________, Hard-hitting songs for hard-hit people. 1967
Warren Moore, Mountain Voices (Chester, Conn.: Globe Pequot Press), 1988.
John Powell, "Virginia Finds Her Folk-Music," Musical Courier, April 23, 1932.
Donald Smith, "The Haunted Appalachians," Washington Star Sunday Magazine, Oct. 26, 1969.
Jean Thomas, Blue Ridge Country (New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce), 1942.
Edwin White, Highland Heritage: The Southern Mountains and the Nation (New York: Friendship Press), 1937.
Charles Morrow Wilson, Backwoods America (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press), 1935.