University of Chicago Press
The Literary Value of Mary ChestnutJulia Stern does not treat Mary Chesnut’s Civil War narrative as a documentary record of the conflict. Instead she sees it as a “consciously crafted work of art" that is “committed less to historical precision than to the accurate representation of h....
"Mary Chesnut's Civil War Epic,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 12
Available at: https://repository.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol12/iss3/10