Tag Archives: Fiction

Catherwood and Quee

Jill McCorkle reads from and discusses her novel¬†Carolina Moon, which “recounts the adventures of Queen Mary Stutts Purdy–Quee, to her friends–and her god-daughter Denise. ¬†It combines love story, murder mystery, and self-help satire.” [Wayne Pond] In the second interview [15:00], … Continue reading

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John Ehle reads from and talks about his book, The Journey of August King, the story of an early 19th-century white farmer and a runaway slave girl whose paths and lives cross against the backdrops of social racism and individual … Continue reading

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The Rise of the Novel

According to Paul Hunter and Patricia Meyer Spacks, English fiction rose to prominence in the eighteenth century at about the same time that autobiography became important in England’s cultural life, reflecting an interest on the part of the common reader … Continue reading

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Afro-American History

Benjamin Quarles talks about the challenges in 1980 of locating primary resources in his area of scholarship–antislavery movements and the roles of African Americans in the American Revolution and the Civil War. Quarles also comments on the accounts, which were … Continue reading

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