How Confederate Women Created New Self-identities as the Civil War Progressed: The Study of Their Diaries

How Confederate Women Created New Self-identities as the Civil War Progressed: The Study of Their Diaries

By: Dana W. McMichael (author), R. Scott LaMascus (foreword_author)Hardback

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About Author

Dr. Dana McMichael is an Assistant Professor in the English Department at Abilene Christian University. She completed her Ph.D. at Oklahoma State University.

Contents

Foreword by R. Scott LaMascus; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction: "I Would Die Without Some Means of Expressing My Feelings"; 2. "Free, White, and Twenty-one": Representations of Self and Slave in the Diaries of Confederate Women; 3. "I Can Write and Think Myself Into a Fever About My Brother": The Convergence of Nationalism and Gender; 4. "I Shall Have to Read to Be Comforted": Intertextual References on Perceptions of Ethnicity; 5. "As a Discourager of Self-Conceit There is Nothing Like an Old Diary"; 6. Conclusion: "Rivers Deep & Strong Has Been Shed & Where Are We Now?"; Bibliography.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773451483
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 260
  • ID: 9780773451483
  • ISBN10: 077345148X

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