Louisa Susanna Cheves McCord (1810-1879) was one of the mostremarkable figures in the intellectual history of antebellum America. A conservativeintellectual, she broke the confines of Southern gender roles. Over the past decadehistorians have begun to pay attention to McCord and find her indespensible tounderstanding American culture. Among Southerners before the Civil War, she isranked with Thomas Jefferson, George Mason, James Madison, Sarah Grimke, John C.Calhoun, George Fitzhugh, and FrederickDouglass.
This volume collects all of her poetry, drama, and correspondence, her account of Sherman's occupation of Columbia, and amemoir of her father, politician and statesman Langdon Cheves. Its publication, together with the previously published Louisa S. McCord: Poltical and Social Essays, makes available all of Louisa McCords's varied writings.
|Book:||Louisa S Mccord: Poems, Drama, Biography, Letters|
|Author:||Louisa Susanna Cheves Mccord Richard C. Lounsbury|
|Publisher:||University Of Virginia Press|
|Number of Pages:||487|
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