The Roman Years of a South Carolina Artist: Caroline Carson's Letters Home, 1872-1892
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BeschreibungCaroline Petigru Carson seemed destined from birth for life as a southern plantation mistress. Yet Carson challenged the conventions of 19th-century Charleston and settled first in New York and then in Rome. From Italy Carson wrote hundreds of letters home, many of which are gathered here.
PortraitWilliam H. Pease and Jane H. Pease are professors emeriti at the University of Maine and associates in history at the College of Charleston. They are the authors or editors of ten books, including The Web of Progress: Private Values and Public Styles in Boston and Charleston, 1823-1843. They also published Ladies, Women, and Wenches: Choice and Constraint in Antebellum Charleston and Boston; James Louis Petigru: Southern Conservative, Southern Dissenter; and A Family of Women: The Carolina Petigrus in Peace and War. The Peases divide their time between Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and Harborside, Maine.
Untertitel: 'Women's Diaries and Letters of'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF SOUTH CAROLINA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2003
Seitenanzahl: 275 Seiten