The mental image of the world is of individual and
varying compass. It may be likened to one of
those curious Chinese balls of quaintly carved ivory,
containing other balls, one w...
Mary Noailles Murfree's writing career spans almost fifty years. During that period she wrote eighteen novels and six volumes of short fiction on a variety of distinctly American subjects: polite Sout...
Most of the fifty short stories that Mary Noailles Murfree wrote in a career of almost fifty years were about the mountaineers of East Tennessee; but the dominant theme of all her fiction is, as she s...