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Live your own life : the family papers of Mary Bayard Clarke, 1854-1886

Author: Mary Bayard Clarke; Terrell Armistead Crow; Mary Moulton Barden
Publisher: Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, ©2003.
Series: Women's diaries and letters of the South.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Mary Bayard Clarke (1827-1886) grew up in a North Carolina planter family that revered southern traditions, but she was not a woman to be stymied by conventional expectations. A writer of ambition and ability, she published poetry and prose, traveled widely, corresponded with prominent men and women of her day, and repeatedly challenged stereotypes of nineteenth-century women. Her writings, letters, and family  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Mary Bayard Clarke; Mary Bayard Clarke; Mary Bayard Clarke
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Bayard Clarke; Terrell Armistead Crow; Mary Moulton Barden
ISBN: 1570034737 9781570034732
OCLC Number: 50583424
Description: lxii, 466 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Title: Women's diaries and letters of the South.
Responsibility: edited by Terrell Armistead Crow and Mary Moulton Barden.
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Mary Bayard Clarke (1827-1886) grew up in a North Carolina planter family. A writer of ambition and ability, she published poetry and prose, travelled widely, corresponded with prominent people, and  Read more...

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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/1052041#Topic\/women_north_carolina<\/a>> # Women--North Carolina<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:hasPart<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85147274<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Women--North Carolina<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/50583424#Review\/8168510<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Review<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:itemReviewed<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/50583424<\/a>> ; # Live your own life : the family papers of Mary Bayard Clarke, 1854-1886<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:reviewBody<\/a> \"\"Mary Bayard Clarke (1827-1886) grew up in a North Carolina planter family that revered southern traditions, but she was not a woman to be stymied by conventional expectations. A writer of ambition and ability, she published poetry and prose, traveled widely, corresponded with prominent men and women of her day, and repeatedly challenged stereotypes of nineteenth-century women. Her writings, letters, and family papers reveal a fiercely independent, creative, and adaptable individual - a woman who seemingly lived several lives in one lifetime and who shattered traditional images of the \"southern lady\" along the way. Gathered in this volume, Clarke\'s papers offer a wealth of revisionist insights as they tell the life story of a remarkable woman.\" \"The value of these writings lies in the broad range of themes and locales they cover. Clarke traveled to Cuba, New York, and Chicago; spent five arduous years on the frontier in San Antonio; and in 1861, against her husband\'s wishes, returned to North Carolina, where she lived for the rest of her life.\" \"Clarke\'s reaction to the Civil War and its aftermath makes for particularly interesting reading. During the war Clarke wrote in support of the Southern cause and sold poetry and newspaper articles to augment the family income. After Appomattox she published scathing indictments of Radical Reconstruction. When Clarke\'s husband joined the Republican Party in 1868, her family, and probably Clarke herself, was shocked. Letters from family members reveal the depth of their anger, and Clarke\'s own words illustrate the difficulties of living as the spouse of a scalawag in the Reconstruction South.\"--Jacket.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n\n

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