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Belligerent muse : five northern writers and how they shaped our understanding of the Civil War

Author: Stephen Cushman; Gary W Gallagher
Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : The University of North Carolina Press, 2014.
Series: Civil War America
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Online-ausgView all editions and formats
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War destroys, but it also inspires, stimulates, and creates. It is, in this way, a muse, and a powerful one at that. The American Civil War was a particularly prolific muse--unleashing with its violent realities a torrent of language, from soldiers' intimate letters and diaries to everyday newspaper accounts, great speeches, and enduring literary works. In Belligerent Muse, Stephen Cushman considers the Civil War
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Cushman, Stephen, 1956.
Belligerent muse.
Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 2014
xiii, 213 Seiten
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Walt Whitman; William T Sherman; Ambrose Bierce; Ambrose Bierce; Abraham Lincoln; Walt Whitman
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Cushman; Gary W Gallagher
ISBN: 9781469618791 1469618796 9781469618784 1469618788 9781469618777 146961877X
OCLC Number: 903296901
Notes: Includes index. - Description based on print version record.
Description: Online-Ressource (1 online resource (230 Seiten)).
Series Title: Civil War America
Responsibility: Stephen Cushman ; foreword by Gary W. Gallagher.

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