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John Trotwood Moore

(1858—1929)


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(1858–1929), author of Songs and Stories from Tennessee (1897), local-color sketches and poems; The Bishop of Cottontown (1906), a novel concerned with the effects of industrialism on Southern life; Uncle Wash, His Stories (1910); Tennessee, the Volunteer State (4 vols., 1923); and Hearts of Hickory (1926), a romantic novel based on the early life of Jackson. His Taylor-Trotwood Magazine (1905–10), founded as Trotwood's Monthly, was a miscellany of local history and literature in Tennessee. Merrill Moore was his son.

From The Oxford Companion to American Literature in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.


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