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How Confederate women created new self-identities as the Civil War progressed : a study of their diaries / Dana W. McMichael ; with a foreword by R. Scott LaMascus.

Author/creator McMichael, Dana W.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoLewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2008.
Descriptionxi, 259 pages ; 23 cm
Supplemental Content Table of contents only
Contents Introduction: "I would die without some means of expressing my feelings" -- "Free, white, and twenty-one": representations of self and slave in the diaries of Confederate women -- "I can write and think myself into a fever about my brother": the convergence of nationalism and gender -- " I shall have to read to be comforted:: intertextual influences on perceptions of ethnicity -- "As a discourager of self-conceit there is nothing like an old diary": editorial intervention in Confederate women's diaries -- Conclusion: "Rivers deep & strong has been shed & where are we now?"
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 249-259).
LCCN 2008023964

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