The sweet-tongued convent bell had rung the Angelas,
and all within the cloistered courts was hushed, save
the low monologue of the fountain whose minor murmuring
made solemn accord with ...
One of the best-known novelists of the South in the late nineteenth century, Augusta Jane Evans (later Wilson) became little more than a literary footnote in the twentieth. Her most influential novel,...
Once highly regarded by the general public, particularly girls and women, and disliked intensely by many literary critics, Augusta Jane Evans Wilson's books have not worn well, but they unquestionably...