Unfortunately fiction and history, both the products of our contemplation, compilation, and creativity, have not always been happy bedfellows. Historians fear that writers will abandon all facts, as William Faulkner seems to advocate: "I don't care much for facts, am not much interested in them, you....
"Between History And Fiction,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 4
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