Poets of the Civil War

Poets of the Civil War

by J. D. McClatchy
     
 

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This collection brings together the most memorable and enduring work inspired by the American Civil War: the masterpieces of Whitman and Melville, Sidney Lanier on the death of Stonewall Jackson, the anti-slavery poems of Longfellow and Whittier, the frontline narratives of Henry Howard Brownell and John W. De Forest, the anthems of Julia Ward Howe and James Ryder… See more details below

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This collection brings together the most memorable and enduring work inspired by the American Civil War: the masterpieces of Whitman and Melville, Sidney Lanier on the death of Stonewall Jackson, the anti-slavery poems of Longfellow and Whittier, the frontline narratives of Henry Howard Brownell and John W. De Forest, the anthems of Julia Ward Howe and James Ryder Randall. Grief, indignation, pride, courage, patriotic fervor, ultimately reconciliation and healing: the poetry of the Civil War evokes unforgettably the emotions that roiled America in its darkest hour.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781931082761
Publisher:
Library of America
Publication date:
04/28/2005
Series:
American Poets Project Series
Pages:
250
Sales rank:
1,137,438
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.85(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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