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Virginia Reynolds, Virginia Potter, Angela Potter's Shared Histories: Transatlantic Letters between Virginia PDF

By Virginia Reynolds, Virginia Potter, Angela Potter

ISBN-10: 082032793X

ISBN-13: 9780820327938

A mom writes to her remote daughter: "I preserve your entire letters. sometime you want to do whatever with them." these phrases foretold Shared Histories, even though neither lady might reside to work out the publication. this is often the 1st identified released choice of letters to incorporate correspondence among civilian kin on each side of the Atlantic in the course of international conflict II. Separated for many in their grownup lives, Virginia Dickinson Reynolds and her daughter, Virginia Potter, wrote to one another for almost 40 years. this option from their lengthy trade is full of unguarded reflections on present occasions, model, meals, shuttle, family existence, relaxation, and the upheaval of battle. Readers also will come across quite a few admired English humans and participants of the aristocracy, the yankee southern elite, and such commonly used names as Martha Graham, Walt Disney, and Ellen Glasgow.

Both ladies have been born in Richmond, Virginia, and raised in privileged conditions. Virginia Dickinson Reynolds was once the kid of a accomplice military officer and was once additionally a far off cousin of poet Emily Dickinson. Virginia Potter traveled largely until eventually she married an English military officer and settled in his kingdom. The women's intensely shut bond shines via Shared Histories as, at times, do their class-conscious, Anglo-Saxon sensibilities. occasionally poignant, occasionally bristling, constantly candid, those letters painting inner most worlds of culture faced with international change.

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A mom writes to her remote daughter: "I hold your whole letters. sometime you want to do whatever with them. " these phrases foretold Shared Histories, even supposing neither lady may reside to determine the publication. this is often the 1st recognized released number of letters to incorporate correspondence among civilian kinfolk on each side of the Atlantic in the course of global struggle II.

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The Moderates’ Dilemma: Massive Resistance to School Desegregation in Virginia (Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1998). 36. For further information, see R. : Exeter University Press, 1996), 176–187. 37. Gary B. Nash and Julie Roy Jeffrey, The American People: Creating a Nation and a Society (New York: Longman, 1998), 864. 38. In the 1920s the cartoon character Barney Google owned a horse named Sparkplug, which often protested at its weariness. The day after Virginia Reynolds had complained of feeling “as weary as Sparkplug,” her daughter happened to learn at school that the French word for sparkplug is bougie.

Reynolds, Rich Relations, 53. 29. Richard Overy, Why the Allies Won (London: Jonathan Cape, 1995), 249. 30. Reynolds, Rich Relations, 439. 31. Peter Hennessy, Never Again: Britain, 1945–1951 (London: Vintage, 1993), 97. 32. Ina Zweiniger-Bargielowska, Austerity in Britain: Rationing, Controls, and Consumption, 1939–1955 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000), 218. 33. Arthur Marwick, British Society since 1945 (London: Penguin Books, 1892), 106. 34. Sherna Berger Gluck, Rosie the Riveter Revisited: Women, the War and Social Change (Boston: Twayne, 1987), 23.

Mr. Gellendré, drama teacher. 3. Martha Graham, 1894–1991, was a dancer, choreographer, and the founder of modern dance. For her involvement in the Neighborhood Playhouse, see Don McDonagh, Martha Graham: A Biography (New York: Praeger, 1973). 20th October 1931 New York City Friday night Gertrude and Barbara and I had dinner together in the diningroom here, then I went to their room and Gert. fitted my “costume” – 1 For Miss Graham’s we were given a small piece of drab woolen and out of that to make a pr.

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