Gardner, Sarah E.

Blood & irony : Southern white women's narratives of the Civil War, 1861-1937 / Blood and irony Sarah E. Gardner. - Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2003. - x, 341 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

Based on the author's doctoral thesis, Emory University.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-336) and index.

Everywoman her own historian -- Pen and ink warriors, 1861-1865 -- Countrywomen in captivity, 1865-1877 -- A view from the mountain, 1877-1895 -- The imperative of historical inquiry, 1895-1905 -- Righting the wrongs of history, 1905-1915 -- Moderns confront the Civil War, 1916-1936 -- Everything that rises must converge.

0807828181 (cloth : alk. paper) 9780807828182 (cloth : alk. paper)

2003012777

GBA3-T9374


Group identity--History.--Southern States
American literature--Women authors--History and criticism.
Women and literature--History--Southern States--19th century.
Women and literature--History--Southern States--20th century.
Group identity in literature.


Confederate States of America--Historiography.
United States--History--Historiography.--Civil War, 1861-1865
Southern States--Intellectual life--1865-
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives, Confederate.
United States--History--Literature and the war.--Civil War, 1861-1865
Southern States--In literature.

E487 / .G27 2003

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