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Margaret Mitchell

Name at birth: Margaret Munnerlyn MitchellMargaret Mitchell won the Pulitzer Prize for her first and only novel, Gone With the Wind. The best-selling Civil War romance was published in 1936 and…

translation

(Encyclopedia) translation [Lat.,=carrying across], the rendering of a text into another language. Applied to literature, the term connotes the art of recomposing a work in another language without…

Alice Randall, 2001 News

writer, riled the publishing world with her novel, The Wind Done Gone, a retelling of Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind from the point of view of Scarlett O'Hara's mulatto half-sister.…

South, the

(Encyclopedia) South, the, region of the United States embracing the southeastern and south-central parts of the country. Traditionally, all states S of the Mason-Dixon Line and the Ohio River (…

Alexandra Ripley 2004 Deaths

Alexandra RipleyAge: 70 writer who penned Scarlett, the sequel to Gone with the Wind. She was hired by the estate of Margaret Mitchell to write the book. Died: Richmond, Va., Jan. 10,…

Scarlett O'Hara and Rhett Butler

Love and longing for Miss Scarlett during the Civil War by David Johnson A 1937 Pulitzer Prize winner, Margaret Mitchell's historical novel, Gone With the Wind, is an American classic…

Civil War

(Encyclopedia) Civil War, in U.S. history, conflict (1861–65) between the Northern states (the Union) and the Southern states that seceded from the Union and formed the Confederacy. It is generally…

Atlanta, Ga.

Mayor: Kasim Reed (to Jan. 2018)2010 census population (rank): 420,003 (40); Male: 208,968 (49.8%); Female: 211,035 (50.2%); White: 161,115 (38.4%); Black: 226,894 (54.0%); American Indian and Alaska…