Author:De Forest, John William; Gravett, Sharon L. (Intro)

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Miss Ravenel's Conversion From Secession to Loyalty

By: De Forest, John William; Gravett, Sharon L. (Intro)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NE, University of Nebraska Press: 1998

Edition: Reprint; First Printing

Seller ID: 17006

ISBN: 0803266154

Condition: Fine


466 pages; Fine condition. New. Not a used book. No creases. Solid, clean. Miss Ravenel’s Conversion is important in American literary history as the first novel to depict the Civil War with realism. Its battlefield scenes owe much to John De Forest’s own experience as a captain in that conflict. But in 1867 genteel readers were affronted by De Forest’s frank view of war and sex. View more info