Essay published in new collection on Civil War literature

9780820349602I’m thrilled to have an essay in the newly published collection¬†Literary Cultures of the Civil War, edited by Timothy Sweet and published by the University of Georgia Press. My contribution, titled “Near Andersonville: Race and Place in Early American Regionalism,” offers a new reading of the role played by Civil War plots to parse racial boundaries in stories by Rebecca Harding Davis and Constance Fenimore Woolson.¬†For more on the other contributions, check out the book’s site from UGA Press or read a snippet on Amazon.

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