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From battlefields rising : how the Civil War transformed American literature

Author: Randall Fuller
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text considers the effects of the American Civil War on those writers and artists who helped their young nation imagine itself. Fuller shows how the war shaped and influenced poetic language and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Randall Fuller
ISBN: 9780195342307 0195342305
OCLC Number: 711604116
Description: x, 251 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction. Emerson's dream --
Beat! beat! drums! --
Concord --
Shiloh --
Telling it slant --
Port Royal --
Fathers and sons --
Phantom limbs --
The man without a country --
In a gloomy world --
Heaven.
Responsibility: Randall Fuller.
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"When the volcano of Civil War erupted in 1861, American literature had already achieved maturity in the writings of Emerson, Melville, Whitman, Hawthorne, and others. All of them, plus new voices Read more...

 
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