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Archive for May 11th, 2011

From the Durwood Barbour Collection of North Carolina Postcards “Special attention is given to the use of electricity. Twenty years’ experience has proven it invaluable in cases of nervous prostration, incipient paralysis, insomnia, the opium and whiskey habits and those nervous affections due to uterine or ovarian disorders.” -Promotional copy for Glenwood Park Sanitarium “In […]

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” ‘Cold Mountain’ can best be understood as a feminist antiwar film that turns almost every Lost Cause convention on its head. In the process, it distorts history at least as much as ‘Gods and Generals’… a film celebratory of Confederates at war…. “Virtually all white southern women in ‘Cold Mountain’ are either indifferent or […]

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