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Witness to ReconstructionConstance Fenimore Woolson and the Postbellum South, 1873-1894$
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Kathleen Diffley

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9781617030253

Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781617030253.001.0001

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Geology and Genre in Woolson’s Southern Travel Sketches

Geology and Genre in Woolson’s Southern Travel Sketches

(p.128) (p.129) Geology and Genre in Woolson’s Southern Travel Sketches
Witness to Reconstruction

Timothy Sweet

University Press of Mississippi

This chapter examines the compositional dynamics of Woolson’ approach to travel accounts. It suggests that Northern nostalgia and Northern investment were intimately related when it came to appropriating the postwar South in print.

Keywords:   Constance Fenimore Woolson, travel accounts, Northern nostalgia, Northern investment, postwar South

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