Thomas Nelson Page, the elder son of a Virginia aristocrat living on a gracious plantation, could watch with pride as his father rode out in bright uniform and flowing cape to defend the Confederacy. Yet in later years, he would remember his father' [...]
The Wary Fugitives: Four Poets and the South. By Louis D. Rubin, Jr. Louisiana. $24.95, hardback, $7.95 paper.
In the introduction to his anthology of Fugitive poetry, William Pratt wrote that "The Fugitives and the Agrarians were two separate sch [...]
In the winter of 1781–82, Thomas Jefferson wrote his Notes on the State of Virginia as a series of "Queries" examining in detail the quality of life in his region. One of the most famous of the queries is Number XIX, which contains the remark tha [...]