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Memoranda During the War.

Author: Walt Whitman; Peter Coviello
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA, 2004.
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In December of 1862, having read his brother's name in a casualty list, Walt Whitman rushed from Brooklyn to the war front, where he found his brother wounded but recovering. But Whitman also found there a "new world," a world dense with horror and revelation. Memoranda During the War is Whitman's testament to the anguish, heroism, and terror of the Civil War. The book consists of journal entries extending from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Walt Whitman; Peter Coviello
ISBN: 9780195347128 0195347129
OCLC Number: 609829865
Description: 1 online resource (241 p.)
Contents: CONTENTS; ACNKOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION: Whitman at War; SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY; Memoranda During the War; Illustrations; Notes; Editor's Notes; APPENDIX I: "Death of Abraham Lincoln"; APPENDIX II: Selected Poems; APPENDIX III: Letter to the Parents of Erastus Haskell; INDEX.

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In December of 1862, having read his brother's name in a casualty list, Walt Whitman rushed from Brooklyn to the war front, where he found his brother wounded but recovering. But Whitman also found there a "new world," a world dense with horror and revelation. Memoranda During the War is Whitman's testament to the anguish, heroism, and terror of the Civil War. The book consists of journal entries extending from Whitman's arrival on the front in 1862 through to the war's conclusion in 1865. Whitman details his encounters with soldiers and doctors, meditates on particular battles and o.

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