June 12, 2013
Andrew Cayton: History, Romance, and Conversations with Dead People
I like the discipline of history, especially the requirements that I support what I say with evidence and that I not ignore inconvenient evidence. But I wanted to write a book with emotional as well as intellectual depth. And so, borrowing elements of form and tone from fictional personal histories, I attempted a narrative of a love affair informed by the sensibility of a novelist. Continue Reading Andrew Cayton: History, Romance, and Conversations with Dead People
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