Margaret Mitchell - Gone with the Wind - Preface

Before the film was released, producers for Gone with the Wind created publicity posters which were never copyrighted. This image, depicting one of those posters, was published in 1939. 


Life's under no obligation to give us what we expect.

Margaret Mitchell
Gone with the Wind
Chapter 53

Born at the turn of the century, in 1900, Margaret Mitchell wrote one book in a lifetime that covered nearly fifty years. Her main issues, in that one book—called Gone with the Wind (GWTW)—covered the two main issues of America’s struggle during the span of her life:

  • The liberation of American women;
  • The liberation of African-Americans.

Mitchell was born in the city which burned in her novel—Atlanta—and was almost as much a force to be reckoned with as the town in which she began her life.

Her book—which has sold more than thirty million copies, in at least forty languages, since it was published during the Great Depression—was also the basis of one of the most-popular movies of all time.

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Original Release: May 13, 2016

Updated Last Revision: Feb 07, 2020

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