TitleWitness to Reconstruction : Constance Fenimore Woolson and the Postbellum South, 1873-1894 / edited by Kathleen Diffley.
PublishedJackson : University Press of Mississippi, c2011.
Descriptionix, 304 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
ISBN978-1-61703-025-3 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN1-61703-025-2 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN978-1-61703-026-0 (ebook)
ISBN1-61703-026-0 (ebook)
Bib. NoteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted NoteContents: "People who remember": the American South and Woolson's postbellum sojourns / Kathleen Diffley -- "This reserve of the North": Reconstruction at home. The balances of deceit; or, what does silver mean to me?: Woolson's "Castle nowhere" and the money question during Reconstruction / Michael Germana -- "The daughters of Carolina": the South beckons Constance Fenimore Woolson and the origins of the global South / John Lowe -- Tourism, imperialism, and hybridity in the Reconstruction South: Woolson's Rodman the keeper: southern sketches / Anne E. Boyd -- Henry James, Constance Fenimore Woolson, and the fashioning of southern identity / John H. Pearson -- Woolson's two women: 1862 : a Civil War romance of irreconcilable difference / Caroline Gebhard -- Zephaniah Swift Spalding: Constance Woolson's Cipher / Cheryl B. Torsney -- "A shady retreat": short prose geology and genre in Woolson's southern travel sketches / Timothy Sweet -- Reconstructing southern hospitality / Anthony Szczesiul -- Imagining sites of memory in the post Civil War South: the national cemetery in Woolson's "Rodman the keeper" / Martin T. Buinicki -- Poking King David in his imperial eye/"I": Woolson takes on the white man's burden in the postbellum United States / Carolyn Hall -- Cypresses, chameleons, and snakes: displacement in Woolson's "The South devil" / Kathleen Diffley -- "Burned into us by a red-hot fire": novels of the South. The portrait of a southern lady in Woolson's For the major / Janet Gabler-Hover -- Northeast angels: Henry James in Woolson's Florida / Geraldine Murphy -- The merits of transit: Woolson's return to Reconstruction in Jupiter lights / Sharon Kennedy-Nolle -- "Pioneers of spoliation": Woolson's Horace Chase and the role of magazine writing in the Gilded-Age development of the South / Kevin E. O'Donnell -- "Shimmering inlets": remembering back, looking forward. "A modern and a model pioneer": civilizing the frontier in Woolson's "A pink villa" / Annamaria Formichella Elsden.
SubjectsReconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) in literature.
Southern States -- In literature.
Travelers' writings, American -- History and criticism.
Woolson, Constance Fenimore, 1840-1894 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Woolson, Constance Fenimore, 1840-1894 -- Travel -- Southern States.
Other AuthorsDiffley, Kathleen Elizabeth, 1950-
LC Card Number2010-52084
Call Number/Copies 
 WRHS Research Library: PS 3363 W826 2011
mq244879: LC class, open stacks [status: NON-CIRCULATING]
[Record 147283]