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The wind done gone

by Alice Randall

  • 384 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American women -- Fiction,
  • Racially mixed people -- Fiction,
  • Historical fiction,
  • Atlanta (Ga.) -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlice Randall.
    GenreFiction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3568.A486 W56 2001
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Paginationv, 210 p. ;
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23245725M
    ISBN 10061810450X
    LC Control Number00046544

      "The Wind Done Gone" By Alice Randall Houghton Mifflin & Co. Fiction pages. By Claire Davis Special to CNN (CNN) -- The synopsis seems to cry out for controversy.   Book Summary: The title of this book is The Wind Done Gone and it was written by Alice Randall. This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $Pages:

    Houghton Mifflin and Randall argued that "The Wind Done Gone" was a parody protected by the First Amendment. They also maintained that, by imagining what Scarlett O'Hara's slaves thought and felt. In this daring and provocative literary parody which has captured the interest and imagination of a nation, Alice Randall explodes the world created in GONE WITH THE WIND, a work that more than any.

    If the novel Gone With the Wind suggests that rderer in The Wind Done Gone. In Gone With the Wind, Melanie is presented as the epitome of a sweet, lily-white lady. How is the portrayal of Mealy Mouth a comment on the complicity of Southern ladies in the evils of slavery? ''The Wind Done Gone'' is a fairly obvious study in contrasts with Mitchell's original, and not just because of its simple reversals of the racism in Mitchell's work (in Randall's story, it's the white characters who are portrayed as foolish incompetents).


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THE WIND DONE GONE is a passionate love story, a wrenching portrait of a tangled mother-daughter relationship, and a book that "celebrates a people's emancipation not only from bondage but also from history and myth, custom and stereotype" (San Antonio Express-News).Cited by: Randall's brilliant first novel tells some of what Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind left untold about the racial underbelly of southern gentility.

Cynara is Scarlett O'Hara's half-sister, the child of Captain O'Hara and Mammy, before she made herself sexually unavailable under her enormous weight/5(). The Wind Done Gone tells the story of Gone With the Wind – that is, the story of how one woman chose to act during the The wind done gone book War and Reconstruction, and her choices’ consequences – from the point of view of Scarlett’s half-sister, Cynara, the daughter of her planter father, Gerald O’Hara, and Mammy, the black slave/5.

THE WIND DONE GONE is a passionate love story, a wrenching portrait of a tangled mother-daughter relationship, and a book that "celebrates a people's emancipation not only from bondage but also from history and myth, custom and stereotype" (San Antonio Express-News)/5(49).

The Wind Done Gone [Alice Randall] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Cindy, the beautiful, illegitimate half-sister of Scarlett O'Hara, describes her life as a slave on a plantation--unacknowledged by her white father/5().

The Wind Done Gone: A Novel and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Ships from and sold by Unsei US/5(). THE WIND DONE GONE is a passionate love story, a wrenching portrait of a tangled mother-daughter relationship, and a book that "celebrates a people's The wind done gone book not only from bondage but also from history and myth, custom and stereotype" (San Antonio Express-News)/5().

In The Wind Done Gone, a slim, haunting parody of Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind, author Alice Randall has achieved what some might have deemed impossible: She has burst the bubble of a cherished American myth, exposing the inherent racism and injustice of a chunk of Americana that has loomed over the landscape of our popular fiction.

The Wind Done Gone by Alice Randall is a parody of the classic novel, Gone with the Wind. In this novel, Randall takes a look at the unaddressed question in the original novel of mulatto slaves on Tara.

The main character is Cynara, the daughter of the O'Hara family mammy and Gerald O'Hara, master of Tara. The Wind Done Gone is written in the style of a diary, and it reveals the story of Cynara, Mammy’s daughter in Gone With the Wind.

She is slighted by her mother on a daily basis for Scarlett (referred to as Other in the book) and totally ignored by her father. The Wind Done Gone is a story of reading, writing, and redemption, the story of a woman, a black woman, who reads her way into writing and writes her way into redemption.

story. When I was a girl of six or seven I fell in love with the television series Batman. The Wind Done Gone. Alice Randall. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, - Fiction - pages. 9 Reviews. In a brilliant rejoinder and an inspired act of literary invention, Alice Randall explodes the 3/5(10).

Alluding to events in Mitchell's novel but ingeniously and ironically transforming them, The Wind Done Gone is an exquisitely written, emotionally complex story of a strong, resourceful black woman breaking away from the damaging world of the Old South to emerge into her own, a person capable of not only receiving but giving love, as daughter, lover, and : The Wind Done Gone, described by author Alice Randall as a parody of Margaret Mitchell’s famous novel Gone with the Wind (), presents the diary of Cynara, a former slave at the O’Hara cotton.

Gone with the Wind is a novel by American writer Margaret Mitchell, first published in The story is set in Clayton County and Atlanta, both in Georgia, during the American Civil War and Reconstruction depicts the struggles of young Scarlett O'Hara, the spoiled daughter of a well-to-do plantation owner, who must use every means at her disposal to claw her way out of poverty Author: Margaret Mitchell.

The Wind Done Gone is a much shorter novel, but Cynara's narrative voice and the detailed writing are my opinion, The Wind Done Gone will be studied as an alternative vision to Gone With the Wind.

If you like The Wind Done Gone, I recommend Wide Cited by: The Civil War begins. Charles Hamilton, Melanie’s timid, dull brother, proposes to Scarlett. She spitefully agrees to marry him, hoping to hurt Ashley. Over the course of two months, Scarlett and Charles marry, Charles joins the army and dies of the measles, and Scarlett learns that she is pregnant.

After Scarlett gives birth to a son, Wade Cited by: THE WIND DONE GONE Alice Randall, Author. Houghton Mifflin $23 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Whether the book ever makes it into readers' hands, it stands as a. Gone with the Wind Gone with the Wind is a novel by Margaret Mitchell that was first published in THE WIND DONE GONE is billed as an "unauthorized parody" on its cover.

If you haven't been following entertainment news for the last few months, then you may have missed that this book is an unauthorized parody of the American classic GONE WITH THE WIND, Margaret Mitchell's paean to the before and after world of the Civil War through the eyes of the feisty daughter of a plantation owner, whose.

THE WIND DONE GONE is a passionate love story, a wrenching portrait of a tangled mother-daughter relationship, and a book that "celebrates a people's emancipation not only from bondage but also from history and myth, custom and stereotype" (San Antonio Express-News).Free download or read online Gone with the Wind pdf (ePUB) book.

The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Margaret Mitchell. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this classics, historical story are Scarlett O'Hara, Rhett Butler/5.Today is the anniversary of my birth. I have twenty-eight years. This diary and the pen I am writing with are the best gifts I got -- except maybe my cake. R. gave .