Interview with Maurice Manning, November 14, 2010

Project: Kentucky Writers: Kentucky Writers On The Land Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Maurice Manning describes his childhood in Danville, Kentucky, including recreation in rural areas, race relations, and the influence of his family's storytelling on his later writings. He discusses major themes in his works, his fascination with Daniel Boone (who he contrasts with Thomas Jefferson), his analysis of "I'll Take My Stand" and agrarianism, and his focus on morailty in the literature he reads as well as in his own works.

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2011oh033_kw124

Interviewee Name

Maurice Manning

Interviewer Name

Arwen Donahue

Interview Date

2010-11-14

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Manning, Maurice Interview by Arwen Donahue. 14 Nov. 2010. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Manning, M. (2010, November 14). Interview by A. Donahue. Kentucky Writers: Kentucky Writers On The Land Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Manning, Maurice, interview by Arwen Donahue. November 14, 2010, Kentucky Writers: Kentucky Writers On The Land Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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