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American literary history before the Civil War

Ernest Christopher Hassold

American literary history before the Civil War

by Ernest Christopher Hassold

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Published by [s.n.] in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ernest Christopher Hassold.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS74 .H3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 147 leaves. ;
    Number of Pages147
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4937884M
    LC Control Number76365076

    An absorbing group portrait of the period's most important writers, From Battlefields Rising flashes with forgotten historical details and elegant new ideas. It alters previous perceptions about the evolution of American literature and how Americans have understood and expressed their common history. A History of American Civil War Literature - edited by Coleman Hutchison December Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites.

    studying military topics. Even before the Civil War ended, the military history of the conflict was being written, and the outpouring of books, articles, and ephemera has never stopped. For the war in general, the place to begin is Steven E. Woodworth, The American Civil War: A Handbook of Literature and Research (Westport, Connecticut. The Civil War was certainly the most catastrophic event in American history. More than , Northerners and Southerners died in the war, a greater number than all those who had died in all other American wars combined. As many as 50, died in a single battle.

    Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. American History: A Captivating Guide to the History of the United States of America, American Revolution, Civil War, Chicago, Roaring Twenties, Great Depression, Pearl Harbor, and Gulf War.   : An African American Pastor Before and During the American Civil War: The Literary Archive of Henry Mcneal Turner: American Reconstruction, (): Johnson, Andre E.: Books.


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This book is the first omnibus history of the literature of the American Civil War, the deadliest conflict in U.S. history. A History of American Civil War Literature examines the way in which the war has been remembered and rewritten over time in prose, poems, and other : Coleman Hutchison.

A collection of Short Stories, books, essays, speeches, letters, and poems that concern themselves with the American Civil War ( - ). This is a broad library containing novels like The Red Badge of Courage and Uncle Tom's Cabin, civil war stories by Ambrose Pierce, ppems from Julia Ward Howe and Emily Dickison, and historical documents including the Emancipation Proclamation, and.

Putting together such a list is, of course, a nearly impossible task, given the stacks and stacks of excellent books on the Civil War that have been published since Historians like to say t books, give or take a few thousand, have been written about the war, but I'd wager that estimate is way too : Glenn Lafantasie.

Yet, despite perpetual interest in literary representations of the conflict, this volume is the first omnibus history of the literature of the American Civil War. It also provides an uncommon opportunity to redefine the boundaries of that literature and rethink its place in American culture.

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Native American cultures have a rich history of oral literature. Mayan books from as far back as the 5th century are known, and it is believed that the Maya started writing things down centuries before that. As a specific discipline viewed through the lens of European literature.

After World War II, American literature has become broad and varied in terms of theme, mode, and purpose.

Currently, there is little consensus as to how to go about classifying the last 80 years into periods or movements—more time must pass, perhaps, before.

African-American literature is the body of literature produced in the United States by writers of African descent. It begins with the works of such late 18th-century writers as Phillis the high point of slave narratives, African-American literature was dominated by. If, like me, you received a necktie with reindeer on it from Santa instead of a good Civil War book under the Christmas tree, then you might try selecting one for yourself from my own list of the top 12 Civil War books, which I offer here in the spirit of the season and, even more appropriately, as the th anniversary of the war is about to begin.

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THIS REPUBLIC OF SUFFERING: Death and the American Civil War, Stephen Railton. Explore our list of 19th Century - Pre-Civil War American Fiction Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. After the War ofthere was an increasing desire to produce a uniquely American literature and culture, and a number of literary figures emerged, among them Washington Irving, William Cullen Bryant, and James Fenimore wrote humorous works in Salmagundi and the satire A History of New York, by Diedrich Knickerbocker ().

Bryant wrote early romantic and nature-inspired. J. Matthew Gallman is a professor of history at the University of Florida. His most recent book, Defining Duty in the Civil War: Personal Choice, Popular Culture, and the Union Home Front (), won the Bobbie and John Nau Book Prize in American Civil War Era History.

Matthew C. Hulbert: 1. James McPherson, Battle Cry of Freedom (). The pre–Civil War years (–, or the “antebellum years”) were among the most chaotic in American history—a time of significant changes that took place as the United States came of age.

During these years, the nation was transformed from an underdeveloped nation of farmers and frontiersmen into an urbanized economic powerhouse. The Civil War has long served as a powerful, organizing division in American literary history.

As critics Christopher Hager and Cody Marrs recently noted, has provided a nearly unquestioned periodization for students, teachers, and scholars of American literature. The Essentials: Six Books on the Civil War These six histories of the Civil War that are must-reads if you want to better understand the conflict A group of officers in Culpeper, Virginia reading.

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Southern Literary Messenger, First Issue. Popular Literature during the Civil War. Contributed by Thomas Cutrer. With the formation of the Confederacy at the beginning of the American Civil War (–), the Southern literary establishment foresaw the dawning of a new literature.

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Civil War in Literature from EDSITEment-reviewed Documenting the American South provides a critical overview of writing during this period, including two personal diaries from Southern women who survived it.

Mary Boykin Miller Chestnut’s A Diary from Dixie creates a vivid portrait of a United States senator’s wife moving within circles of the Confederate powerbrokers.

Literature: Civil War and American Letters Sources. A Nation Divided. The Civil War sharply interrupted American literary activity. Although several major authors of the American Renaissance continued to write after the war ended, most had done their best work by.

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hassold, Ernest Christopher, American literary history before the civil war.Randall Fuller is the Herman Melville Distinguished Professor of Nineteenth-Century American Literature at the University of Kansas and the author of Emerson's Ghosts: Literature, Politics, and the Making of Americanists; From Battlefields Rising: How the Civil War Transformed American Literature; and The Book that Changed America: How Darwin's Theory of Evolution Ignited a Nation.Books about the Civil War, including fiction and non-fiction selections.

Before the dawn, a story of the fall of Richmond. Topics: Short stories, American, United States -- History Civil War, Fiction. California Digital Library. 1, K. Remy St. Remy, or, The boy in blue.