Macaria: Or Altars of Sacrifice

Macaria: Or Altars of Sacrifice

by Augusta Jane Evans

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Macaria: Or Altars of Sacrifice by Augusta Jane Evans

Evans charts the journey of two southern women toward ultimate self-realization through their service in the war-torn Confederacy. Discarding the theme of romantic fulfillment, Evans skillfully crafts a novel about women compelled by the departure and death of so many southern men to find meaning in their own 'single blessedness, ' rather than in marriage.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780807116623
Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
Publication date: 07/28/1992
Series: Library of Southern Civilization
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Drew Gilpin Faust is Annenberg Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania and the author of several books, including The Creation of Confederate Nationalism: Ideology and Identity in the Civil war South and James Henry Hammond and the Old South: A Design for Mastery, for which she received the Charles S. Sydnor Award.

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