The fateful lightning : Civil War stories and the magazine marketplace, 1861-1876 (Book, 2021) [WorldCat.org]
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The fateful lightning : Civil War stories and the magazine marketplace, 1861-1876

Author: Kathleen Elizabeth Diffley
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2021]
Series: Print culture in the South.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Fateful Lightning is the second volume of Diffley's trilogy on Civil War magazine fiction, called Making War Civil. Where her first book of the trilogy titled, Where My Heart is Turning Ever (UGA Press, 1992) charted the role of magazine fiction from the Northeast in "grounding the rites of citizenship" following the end of the Civil War, in Fateful Lightning, Diffley traces the sectional conflicts in a postwar  Read more...
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Diffley, Kathleen.
Fateful lightning
Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2021]
(DLC) 2021029501
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen Elizabeth Diffley
ISBN: 9780820358550 082035855X 9780820360652 0820360651
OCLC Number: 1252706104
Description: xv, 249 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1 ǂt Potshots: Border Traffic, International Copyright, and Baltimore's Southern Magazine --
ǂt Caroline Marsdale, "Cousin Jack" --
ǂt "Running Like the Mischief" --
ǂg ch. 2 ǂt Old Times There: The Lost Cause, Charlotte's The Land We Love, and Commemorative Stamps --
ǂt INA M. Porter, "Road-Side Story" --
ǂt "Dreadful Necessities" --
ǂg ch. 3 ǂt Railroaded: The Western War, Railroad Sprawl, and Chicago's Lakeside Monthly --
ǂt Helen E. Harrington, "In the Palmy Days of Slaveholding" --
ǂt "Deliver a Smeazel" --
ǂg ch. 4 ǂt Emancipation and Grizzly Reckoning: The Advent of Photography, San Francisco's Overland Monthly, and the Model of Parallax --
ǂt Josephine Clifford, "An Episode of `Fort Desolation'" --
ǂt "Like --
a Sister" --
ǂt Coda: Depot, Culture, 1876.
Series Title: Print culture in the South.
Responsibility: Kathleen Diffley.

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The second volume of Kathleen Diffley's trilogy on Civil War magazine fiction, The Fateful Lightning traces the sectional conflicts in a post-war nation and how region shaped the political agendas of  Read more...

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