The New Orleans of George Washington Cable

The New Orleans of George Washington Cable

The 1887 Census Office Report

eBook - 2008
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A pioneering local-color writer about Creole New Orleans and a public advocate for black equality in his native South during and after Reconstruction, George Washington Cable (1844-1925) depicted in his writing the clash between American newcomers and a quaint but proud French-speaking population in post-Louisiana Purchase New Orleans. His work, including the short-story collection Old Creole Days (1879) and his most famous novel, The Grandissimes (1880), received widespread critical acclaim and was serialized in the country's best highbrow magazines. In 1880, Cable was commissioned to write a.
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, Ă2008
ISBN: 9780807134283
Characteristics: 1 online resource (ix, 207 pages) : maps


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