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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Thomas Nelson Page (1853–1922)

Page, Thomas Nelson. An American writer of fiction; born in Oakland, VA, April 23, 1853; died in 1922. He was educated at Washington and Lee University, and practiced law at Richmond, VA. His first story, ‘Marse Chan’ (1887), attracted immediate attention and was widely read. He wrote: ‘Two Little Confederates’ (1888); ‘On New-Found River’ (1891); ‘Elsket and Other Stories’ (1891); ‘The Old South’ (1892); ‘Pastime Stories’ (1894); ‘Unc’ Edinburgh’ (1895); ‘Social Life in Old Virginia’ (1897); ‘Two Prisoners’ (1897); ‘Red Rock’ (1898); ‘Gordon Keith’ (1903); ‘The Negro—The Southerner’s Problem’ (1904); ‘Bred in the Bone’ (1905); ‘Under the Crust’ (1907); ‘Robert E. Lee, Man and Soldier’ (1912). After 1913 he was Ambassador to Italy. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).