Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War: Civil War Poems

Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War: Civil War Poems

by Herman Melville
     
 

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"Herman Melville (1819-1891) stopped writing fiction after the publication of The Confidence Man: His Masquerade ] in 1857; as he entered his forties, he turned to poetry as his literary avocation. Hi"  See more details below

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"Herman Melville (1819-1891) stopped writing fiction after the publication of The Confidence Man: His Masquerade ] in 1857; as he entered his forties, he turned to poetry as his literary avocation. Hi"

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After publishing five novels, some of which flourished and others that floundered, Melville turned his pen to poetry. Melville based his Civil War poems on firsthand experience, and rather than glorify battle, he depicts the horrors and the waste of it.

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ISBN-13:
9780306806551
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Publication date:
09/28/1995
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
874,776
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.16(h) x 0.83(d)

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