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Old Creole Days: A Story of Creole Life (Pelican Pouch Series)

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A collection of stories, originally published in 1879, that reflect the Creole way of life during the transitory *post-Civil War period.

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One of the greatest and most celebrated Southern writers of his day, George Washington Cable (1844-1925) helped to lead the local colorist movement of the late 1800s with his pioneering use of dialect and his skill with the short story form. A Southern reformist, Cable wrote faithful portrayals of Creoles and their culture that depict the Creole way of life during the transitory post-Civil War period. Originally published in 1879, Old Creole Days catapulted Cable to national recognition. The stories within reflect the everyday life of the New Orleans Creoles through a mixture of humor and the unique Creole patois. Cable's best-known work, Old Creole Days includes such famous stories as Posson Jone', Jean-ah Poquelin, and Madame Delicieuse, tales that are alive with the sounds and scenes of nineteenth-century New Orleans.

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ISBN:
9780882897806
Author:
Cable, George Washington
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Louisiana
Subject:
New Orleans (La.) Fiction.
Subject:
Creoles -- Fiction.
Subject:
World History-General
Edition Description:
Pelican Paperba
Series:
Pelican Pouch Series
Publication Date:
19910131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
312
Dimensions:
7.11x4.35x.71 in. .41 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , One of the greatest and most celebrated Southern writers of his day, George Washington Cable (1844-1925) helped to lead the local colorist movement of the late 1800s with his pioneering use of dialect and his skill with the short story form. A Southern reformist, Cable wrote faithful portrayals of Creoles and their culture that depict the Creole way of life during the transitory post-Civil War period. Originally published in 1879, Old Creole Days catapulted Cable to national recognition. The stories within reflect the everyday life of the New Orleans Creoles through a mixture of humor and the unique Creole patois. Cable's best-known work, Old Creole Days includes such famous stories as Posson Jone', Jean-ah Poquelin, and Madame Delicieuse, tales that are alive with the sounds and scenes of nineteenth-century New Orleans.
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