Chronicles Magazine April 1998

  • REVIEWS

    Shifting Sands

    The grand theme of P.D. James's work is man and his overwhelming sense of rootlessness, anxiety, and guilt in the knowledge of a crime unknown and a punishment outwardly denied in the post-Christian era, though inwardly anticipated.

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  • VITAL SIGNS

    The Cajuns of Louisiana

    In the 1980's, "Cajun" suddenly became "cool." From rotund Chef Paul Prudhomme and high-rolling Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards to the music of Beausoleil and "blackened" redfish, anyone and anything associated with the remnants of French...

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  • VITAL SIGNS

    Creole Culture

    Though more reminiscent of the Middle Ages than of recent times, the marriage ceremony of General P.C.T. Beauregard's niece. Bertha Hall, the daughter of Angele Beauregard and Frederick Hall, took place in St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans only...

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