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Owen Meredith

The author of Lucile, the extended poem-story that the novel’s Parthenia Leila Ellis was reading the night the Rebels drove in the Union pickets at Fort Sanders, was actually a British diplomat using a pen name. Thus Owen Meredith was … Continue reading

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Mrs. Ellis’s copy of Lucile

I got the idea for Leila Ellis to be reading Lucile on the night the Rebs drove in the pickets at Fort Sanders from an old copy of the book I inherited from my Mississippi grandmother. Grandmother’s copy was published … Continue reading

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