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Ashes of the mind : war and memory in Northern literature, 1865-1900

Author: Martin Griffin
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the work of five Northerners - three poets and two fiction writers - who over a period of four decades tried to understand and articulate the landscape of memory in postwar America, and in  Read more...

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Griffin, Martin, 1956-
Ashes of the mind.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 2009
(OCoLC)648772269
Named Person: Ambrose Bierce; James Russell Lowell; Herman Melville; Henry James; Paul Laurence Dunbar; Ambrose Bierce; Paul Laurence Dunbar; Henry James; James Russell Lowell; Herman Melville; Herman Melville; Henry James; Paul Laurence Dunbar; James R Lowell; Paul Laurence Dunbar; Henry James; James Russell Lowell; Herman Melville
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Griffin
ISBN: 9781558496897 1558496890 9781558496903 1558496904
OCLC Number: 229308933
Description: 265 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Cambridge interiors: Lowell's commemoration ode --
A strange remorse: Melville and the measure of victory --
The road from Memorial hall: memory and culture in the Bostonians --
Bierce and transformation --
Paul Laurence Dunbar: memory and memorial.
Responsibility: Martin Griffin.

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