Margaret Mitchell

Margaret Mitchell, 1900–1949, American novelist, b. Atlanta, Ga. Her one novel, Gone with the Wind (1936; Pulitzer Prize), a romantic, panoramic portrait of the Civil War and Reconstruction periods in Georgia, is one of the most popular novels in the history of American publishing. The film adaptation (1939) has also been extraordinarily successful.

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Selected full-text books and articles on this topic

Recasting: Gone with the Wind in American Culture
Darden Asbury Pyron.
University Presses of Florida, 1983
Insatiable Appetites: Twentieth-Century American Women's Bestsellers
Madonne M. Miner.
Greenwood Press, 1984
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 1 "Gone with the Wind: 'And the Cupboard Was Bare'"
American Women Fiction Writers, 1900-1960
Harold Bloom.
Chelsea House, vol.2, 2000
Librarian’s tip: "Margaret Mitchell, 1900-1949" begins on p. 88
Fifty Southern Writers after 1900: A Bio-Bibliographical Sourcebook
Joseph M. Flora; Robert Bain.
Greenwood Press, 1987
Librarian’s tip: "Margaret Mitchell (1900-1949)" begins on p. 324
American Women Writers, 1900-1945: A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook
Laurie Champion.
Greenwood Press, 2000
Librarian’s tip: "Margaret Mitchell (1900-1949)" begins on p. 240
Women in Literature: Reading through the Lens of Gender
Jerilyn Fisher; Ellen S. Silber.
Greenwood Press, 2003
Librarian’s tip: "What It Means to Be a Lady: Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind (1936)" begins on p. 118
Scarlett O'Hara as Confederate Woman
Antolini, Katherine Lane.
West Virginia University Philological Papers, Vol. 50, Fall 2004
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