skip to content
The Civil War world of Herman Melville Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The Civil War world of Herman Melville

Author: Stanton Garner
Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
A portrait of Melville during the Civil War era examines his attitudes about the war and his writings during and about the period.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Garner, Stanton.
Civil War world of Herman Melville.
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©1993
(OCoLC)624379628
Named Person: Herman Melville; Herman Melville; Herman Melville; Herman Melville
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stanton Garner
ISBN: 0700606025 9780700606023
OCLC Number: 27725410
Description: xii, 544 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Before the fall, 1859-1861 --
War, 1861 --
The anaconda and the asp, 1861-1862 --
Wreck and wrack, 1862 --
Defeat, dander, and victory, 1862-1863 --
Farewell to Berkshire, 1863-1864 --
A portrait of the artist as a man of war, 1864 --
De year ob jubilo, 1864-1865 --
Battle-pieces, 1865-1866 --
Postscript, 1866.
Responsibility: Stanton Garner.

Abstract:

This work sets out to place the writing and the life of Herman Melville in the context of the time of the American Civil War. It draws upon complexities and apparent contradictions in his personal  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/27725410>
library:oclcnum"27725410"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
rdf:typeschema:Book
rdf:typeschema:MediaObject
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:copyrightYear"1993"
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"1993"
schema:description"Before the fall, 1859-1861 -- War, 1861 -- The anaconda and the asp, 1861-1862 -- Wreck and wrack, 1862 -- Defeat, dander, and victory, 1862-1863 -- Farewell to Berkshire, 1863-1864 -- A portrait of the artist as a man of war, 1864 -- De year ob jubilo, 1864-1865 -- Battle-pieces, 1865-1866 -- Postscript, 1866."@en
schema:description"A portrait of Melville during the Civil War era examines his attitudes about the war and his writings during and about the period."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/348034>
schema:genre"History"@en
schema:genre"Biography"@en
schema:genre"Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en
schema:genre"Sources"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"The Civil War world of Herman Melville"@en
schema:publication
schema:publisher
schema:workExample
wdrs:describedby

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.