Miss Ravenel's Conversion from Secessions to Loyalty

Miss Ravenel's Conversion from Secessions to Loyalty

Gary Scharnhorst

More panoramic in scope and extra life like in its info than Crane's Red Badge of Courage, this can be one of many first and top novels ever written concerning the American Civil War

Drawing on his personal wrestle event with the Union forces, John W. De woodland crafted a battle novel like not anything earlier than it within the annals of yank literature. His first-hand wisdom of "the desert of loss of life" made its means directly to the pages of his riveting novel with devastating impact. even if depicting the tedium prior to wrestle, the unstated horror of conflict, or the grisly butchery of the sector medical institution, De wooded area broke new floor, expecting the sensible struggle writings of Ernest Hemingway, Norman Mailer, and Tim O'Brien.

A advertisement failure in its personal day, De Forest's tale was once praised via Henry James and William Dean Howells, who, evaluating it favorably to War and Peace, acclaimed the publication "one of the simplest American novels ever written."

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