Guide to the James B. Goode, Scattering the Proud in the Imagination of Their Hearts, Poem

Summary Information

Title: James B. Goode, Scattering the Proud in the Imagination of Their Hearts, Poem
Collection: AC.886
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Abstract:

This single-item collection is a poem, Scattering the Prouad in the Imagination of Their Hearts by James B. Goode, 2002. It is based 1 Corinthians 13:13.

Creator: James B. Goode

Biographical/Historical Note

James B. Goode, poet, commonly writes about the Appalachian region. This poem is based on 1 Corinthians 13:13, “Faith, Hope, Love Abide. But the greatest of these is Love.”

James B. Goode, creative writer, essayist, photographer, and Appalachian scholar, has written about the Appalachian region since undergraduate school in the 1960s. He has authored four books of poetry and two technical books on coal mining, produced and directed two documentary films, published short stories in two major anthologies and several national magazines, published over 500 poems in national and international magazines, and written over two hundred columns for the Lexington Herald-Leader, Harlan Daily Enterprise, Coal County Extra and various other newspapers and magazines.

Goode is in high demand as a speaker at colleges and universities. He has done additional graduate work at the Universities of Detroit, Chicago, and Kentucky.

His professional career has included public school teaching in the Jefferson County Public Schools in Louisville, Kentucky and a thirty-eight year tenure with the University of Kentucky Community College System, where he served as Professor of English, Speech, and Appalachian Studies among other positions.

He served as Associate Director/ Community College Liaison with the University of Kentucky Appalachian Center from 1995-1997. He retired from the University of Kentucky in June, 2005 as Professor of English. He is Professor of English at the Bluegrass Community & Technical College.

Scope and Contents

This collection is a printed copy of James B. Goode's poem, Scattering the Proud in the Imagination of Their Hearts, 2002.

Arrangement

This is a single-item collection.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

This was purchased from Appalachian Mountain Books in 2014.

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott in July 2015 with assistance from Claire Stamper.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.886: James B. Goode, Scattering the Proud in the Imagination of their Hearts, Poem, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina USA.

Container List

Scattering the Proud in the Imagination of their Hearts, 2002