Louisiana Voyages: The Travel Writings of Catharine Cole

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When nature exudes in a swamp in Louisiana it is rich, tropical, juicy, dark, verminy, repellant and lovely all in one," wrote Catharine Cole in 1889. "It is like a coffin crowned with flowers; a death trap baited with roses." Writing under the pseudonym Catharine Cole, Martha R. Field (1855-1898) became the first full-time newswoman for the New Orleans Daily Picayune in 1881. For more than a decade she was the woman's page editor and wrote a Sunday column, "Catharine Cole's Letter," that established her as one of the ...

Louisiana Voyages: The Travel Writings of Catharine Cole 2006, University Press of Mississippi

ISBN-13: 9781578068265

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Louisiana Voyages: The Travel Writings of Catharine Cole 2006, University Press of Mississippi

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