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Augustus Baldwin Longstreet's Georgia Scenes, Characters, Incidents, Etc in the First Half Century of the Republic is corrected in this volume and nine previously uncollected Georgia Scenes are added to the original set of 19 stories.
351 pages
Published August 1st 1998 by University of Georgia Press (first published January 25th 1992)
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This is a wonderful edition and has been a great resource for my research in language variation, linguistic applications to literature, 19th-century American literature and culture, and language and masculinity. Bonus: The /Georgia Scenes/ publication history included in this volume opened lines of inquiry I had not previously thought about. Used it in researching an article a few years ago and just returned to it for a new project. Love this book.
Apr 08, 2008 David rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
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Augustus Baldwin Longstreet (September 22, 1790-July 9, 1870) was an American lawyer, minster, educator, and humorist, known for his book Georgia Scenes.

Longstreet was born in Augusta, Georgia, a son of the inventor William Longstreet. He graduated at Yale University in 1813, studied law in Litchfield, Connecticut, and was admitted to the bar in Richmond County, Georgia. He soon moved and rose to
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Georgia Scenes A Voice from the South Master William Mitten, Or, a Youth of Brilliant Talents, Who Was Ruined by Bad Luck. Stories with a moral, humorous and descriptive of southern life a century ago Letters on the Epistle of Paul to Philemon Or, the Connection of Apostolic Christianity with Slavery

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