Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Witness to ReconstructionConstance Fenimore Woolson and the Postbellum South, 1873-1894$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

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

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM Mississippi SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.mississippi.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University Press of Mississippi, 2020. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in MSSO for personal use.date: 05 August 2020

“Pioneers of Spoliation”

“Pioneers of Spoliation”

Woolson’s Horace Chase and the Role of Magazine Writing in the Gilded-Age Development of the South

(p.266) “Pioneers of Spoliation”
Witness to Reconstruction

Kevin E. O’Donnell

University Press of Mississippi

This chapter presents a reading of Woolson’s last novel Horace Chase, where she links the industrial and commercial exploitation of the South with her contributions to illustrated magazines. By connecting periodical writing with Gilded-Age commercial development, the novel thus provides an oblique commentary on Woolson’s own avocation and livelihood, even as her pages offer an elegy for the lost landscapes of the South.

Keywords:   Constance Fenimore Woolson, American South, Gilded-Age, commercial development

University Press of Mississippi requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.