Is Gone With the Wind's nostalgia for slavery acceptable?
Margaret Mitchell's novel continues to charm readers, but is it also seducing them into bigotry? "The book she wrote lives on. First published in 1936, Gone With the Wind received a stupendous reception. Despite being sold at the high price of $3 during the Great Depression (around $52 –£37 in 2017), Mitchell was mobbed, losing a button and a lock of hair to eager fans on publication day." Rafia Zakaria explores in the Guardian.
From The Guardian