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The Columbia book of Civil War poetry

Author: Richard Marius; Keith Frome
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Poetry, prose, photos, and songs of the Civil War. The authors range from hawks to doves. In the former category, James Madison Bell wrote: "The pleasing duty still remains / To sing a people from their chains."
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Genre/Form: History
Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Marius; Keith Frome
ISBN: 0231100027 9780231100021
OCLC Number: 30028642
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Association of American Publishers PROSE Award, 1994.
Description: xxxvi, 543 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The horrors of war --
Moral fervor --
Snapshots of war --
Pantheon --
Lincoln --
Aftermath --
Stillness.
Other Titles: Civil War poetry
Responsibility: Richard Marius, editor ; Keith Frome, associate editor.

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Including the classics of the genre as well as rare period pieces by African Americans and women, and northern and southern patriotic verse and songs, The Columbia Book of Civil War Poetry paints the  Read more...

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This eye-opening collection illuminates the literary meanings and memory of the Civil War as well as key aspects of the place in poetry in American popular culture. "The Columbia Book of Civil War Read more...

 
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