Tag: Natalie Zemon Davis

Some Engaging Narrative Histories

Until recently I’d never thought about writing historical novels as an extension of what is known as microhistory. Some examples of microhistory you might know are The Return of Martin Guerre by Natalie Zemon Davis (Harvard University Press, 1984) and Montaillou (Penguin reprint, 2002)… Continue Reading “Some Engaging Narrative Histories”