Some Good Southern Yarns #Friday Fun Reads #ReadingWithTheAuthors

Some Good Southern Yarns #Friday Fun Reads #ReadingWithTheAuthors

Good morning Patty’s Worlds visitors!

Today, author Abbie Johnson Taylor’s back with another Friday Fun Reads review. Let’s see what she’s reviewing today.

Some Good Southern Yarns #Friday Fun Reads

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Aunt Jane of Kentucky

By Eliza Calvert Hall

What Amazon Says

“Aunt Jane”, an elderly widow, relates the experiences of the people in a rural community named Goshen, to a younger woman visitor who conveyed them to the reader. This rhetorical device called a “double narrative,” was a common form of storytelling in the late nineteenth century…

By way of Aunt Jane and the other characters in her stories, the author voices the difficulties encountered by women of her time with metaphors and symbolism derived from the homey arts of sewing, cooking, and gardening…

Aunt Jane of Kentucky is an assemblage of stories about pastoral life permeated with the essence and humor of its aging raconteur…

My Thoughts…

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Some Good Southern Yarns #FridayFunReads

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abbiejohnsontaylor | June 4, 2021 at 1:00 am | Tags: 19th Century, Abbie Johnson Taylor, Aunt Jane of Kentucky, Kentucky, Small Town Life, Women’s Liberation | Categories: Book Reviews, Books, Fiction, Friday Fun Reads, Inspiration, Novels

One Comment

  1. Thank you, Patty, for reblogging. In answer to the question you posed on my blog, I downloaded the book from NLS. I don’t have the book number, but if you do a search for “Aunt Jane of Kentucky,” you should find it. A friend recommended it to me a few months ago when it was on the recently uploaded books page, but I’m sure it would take forever to find it that way. Happy reading!

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