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Miss Ravenel"s Conversion from Secession to Loyalty

John William De Forest

Miss Ravenel"s Conversion from Secession to Loyalty

by John William De Forest

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Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classics,
  • War & Military,
  • Civil War, 1861-1865,
  • History,
  • United States,
  • Women,
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatSchool & Library Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9614298M
    ISBN 100613643054
    ISBN 109780613643054

    Frankly, this strikes me as a stunt piece of publishing, especially designed for those who like period pieces, and who get pleasure out of oddities. De Forest may have been ahead of his day, in writing semi-realistic novels two generations ago, but today they date sharply. Miss Ravenel may have been a departure from the two dimensional characters of her period, but she still seems incredible. Kate Beaumont () is, DeForest produced an even finer book in Miss Ravenel’s Conversion from Secession to Loyalty (). Colonel Carter has recently been compared to Rhett Butler in Margaret Mitchell’s ne with the WindGo. The panoramic sweep of the book suggests Gone with the Wind also, though its spirit is very different. Into this File Size: 78KB.

      Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Miss Ravenel's conversion from secession to loyalty by John William De Forest - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. MISS RAVENEL'S CONVERSION FROM SECESSION TO LOYALTY. New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 12mo, pp. [i-v] vi [misnumbered "iv"] [7] [ blank] [ ads], double flyleaves at front and rear, original lavender bevel-edged cloth, front and rear panels stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, brown coated Edition: First Edition.

      Perhaps Colonel North, a hero of other books by Mr. Mason, could solve this one. S. Stewart Gordon Albany, New York. Miss Ravenel's Conversion from Secession to Loyalty. By John William De Forest. Edited with an introduction by Gordon S. Haight. ("Rinehart Editions"; New York: Rinehart and Company, Author: M. F. Heiser.   lection home authors titles dates links about miss ravenel's conversion from secession to loyalty. 3 December John W. DeForest's Miss Ravenel's Conversion from Secession to Loyalty () is a novel that has stayed just on the edge of American attention: in and out of print but mostly in; in and out of college syllabuses and scholarly discussions, but mostly out.


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Miss Ravenel's Conversion has good moments: it is perhaps just an ok novel, but it is so prescient about the cultural impact of the Civil War that it has a lot to offer analysis.

The most interesting insight of the novel - that much of the war as experienced by soldiers was actually quite uneventful - is strong but doesn't exactly make for a /5.

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. /5(10). Miss Ravenel's Conversion from Secession to Loyalty may have a cumbersome title, but it is an enjoyable read.

It tells the story of Lillie Ravenel who with her father are exiled from Louisiana at the beginning of the Civil War. Lillie is an ardent Confederate, but her father's loyalist sympathies force them to take refuge in New by: Complete summary of John William De Forest's Miss Ravenel's Conversion from Secession to Loyalty.

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Miss ravenels conversion., p.1 Miss Ravenel's conversion from secession to loyalty, p.1 John William De Forest 4/5(20). Miss Ravenel spit in her angry pussy-cat fashion when her father read toher this passage of the letter.

"We are in New Orleans," proceeds Colburne towards the close of thisprodigious epistle. "Our regiment was the first to reach the city and towitness the bareness of the once-crowded wharves, the desertion of thestreets and the sullen spite of 4/5(20).

About Miss Ravenel’s Conversion from Secessions to Loyalty. More panoramic in scope and more realistic in its details than Crane’s Red Badge of Courage, this is one of the first and best novels ever written about the American Civil War Drawing on his own combat experience with the Union forces, John W.

De Forest crafted a war novel like nothing before it in the annals of American literature. 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 genteel readers were affronted by De Forest?s frank view of war and sex. Though praised by WilliamøDean Howells, the novel was forgotten after De Forest?s death. Genre/Form: Fiction History War stories: Additional Physical Format: Online version: De Forest, John William, Miss Ravenel's conversion from secession to loyalty.

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Miss Ravenel's Conversion is less about Miss Ravenel's conversion and more about life during the Civil War (wait, I'm in the South War of Northern Aggression) and domestic affairs at the time. The first half of the book was rather boring, being mostly about Lillie's friendship with two military men, the drinking, philandering Carter and the.

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De Forest crafted a war novel like nothing before it in the annals of American literature. His first-hand knowledge of "the wilderness of death" made.