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Civil War poetry and prose

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Published by Dover Publications in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 -- Correspondence.,
    • Poets, American -- 19th century -- Correspondence.,
    • War poetry, American.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Poetry.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementWalt Whitman.
      SeriesDover thrift editions
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3204 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 90 p. ;
      Number of Pages90
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1269481M
      ISBN 100486285073
      LC Control Number95000607

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This superb selection of his poems, letters, and prose from the war years, filled with the sights and sounds of war and its ugly aftermath, express a vast and powerful range of emotions. Among the poems include here, first published in Drum-Taps () and Sequel to Drum-Taps (), are a number of Whitman's most famous works: "O Captain!/5(19).

But, aside from the Civil War poetry here, the second section of this little book is comprised of Whitman's journal entries and letters he wrote during the war. These are first-hand accounts of the war, stories from the make-shift hospitals and the Whitman's poetry style 4/5.

The book also includes a brief introductory note (pp. iii-iv) that discusses Whitman's experiences tending to hospitalized soldiers during the U.S. Civil War. Being familiar with Whitman's poetry from other editions, I was especially fascinated by the prose selections in this volume/5(5). Walt Whitman experienced the agonies of the Civil War firsthand, working, in his forties, as a dedicated volunteer throughout the conflict in Washington's overcrowded, understaffed military hospitals.

This superb selection of his poems, letters, and prose from the war years, filled with the sights and sounds of war and its ugly aftermath, express a vast and powerful range of emotions.4/5(1). Walt Whitman experienced the agonies of the Civil War firsthand as a volunteer in Washington's military hospitals.

This superb selection of poems, letters, and prose from that era includes "O Captain. My Captain!" "When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd," "Adieu.

Walt Whitman experienced the agonies of the Civil War firsthand, working, in his forties, as a dedicated volunteer throughout the conflict in Washington's overcrowded, understaffed military hospitals. This superb selection of his poems, letters, and prose from the war years, filled with the Pages: Walt Whitman's poetry contains some of the most quoted lines in America; a man of astute observatory power, his writings on nature and the essence of life remain potent and utterly relevant.

He had a first hand knowledge of the Civil War from when he worked in military hospitals; filled with sights and sounds of war, Whitman offers keen insights into this tumultuous time in US History.

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Barrett co-edited a anthology of Civil War poetry called Words for the Hour, and her own published poetry includes a chapbook, Invisible Axis. She spoke with the Poetry Foundation from Appleton, Wisconsin, where she teaches English and creative writing at Lawrence University.

You write that the Civil War was a “poetry-fueled war.”. Including the classics of the genre as well as rare period pieces by African Americans and women, and northern and southern patriotic verse and songs, The Columbia Book of Civil War Poetry paints the background of the conflict and its literature in Richard Marius's renowned prose, with each poem introduced by a compelling vignette.

Civil War poetry and prose book emerges is an unparalleled pageant of the war in all its 5/5(3). First in the series is Stuart Moores prose novel Civil War, based on the giant, issue, comic book event from and (not a novelization of the Marvel Studios movie). The release of the novels is well-timed to capture new readers drawn in by Avengers: Infinity War, Originally published online at /5.

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CIVIL WAR POETRY AND PROSE. By Walt Whitman 90 pages New York: Dover Publication, Inc., ISBN # (pbk) Comments of Bob Corbett December This small book of poetry and prose contains most of Whitman’s writings about The Civil War.

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O Captain. My Captain. by Walt Whitman. More Cruel Than War by W.S. Hawkins. Robert E. Lee by Julia Ward Howe. The Blue and the Gray by Francis Miles Finch. A Nameless Grave by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

March into Virginia, Ending in the First Manassas (July, ) by Herman Melville. Did all the lets and bars appear. To every just or larger end. "Index to Registers of Civil War Hospitals in Washington, D.C.," Records of the Adjutant General's Office, Record Gr National Archives.

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Civil War Poetry and Prose (Dover Thrift Editions) by Walt Whitman and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Melville responded to the Civil War by writing poetry, publishing this book, Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War, the year after the war had ended.

The book is dedicated “to the memory of the three hundred thousand who in the war for the maintenance of the Union fell devotedly under the flag of. Novelist, short story writer, and poet Herman Melville is best known for his novels of the sea, especially Moby-Dick and Billy Budd. Though his poetry is read less frequently, critics argue that it too is historically significant, thematically complex, and highly crafted.

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Putnam & Co., ) Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War: Civil War Poems (Harper & Brothers, ). Prose. Indeed, it is difficult to understand his response to the war without understanding his despair for the country before it broke out—a despair that finds expression in his ecstatic poetry and the crescendo of prose attacks on "cringers, suckers, dough-faces, lice" of humanity (politicians) between and ( Preface 18).

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O'Donnell's most well-known poem, which gives Weiss' book its name, is inscribed on the north side of the Memorial Wall at the New York City Vietnam Veterans Memorial Plaza in Battery : Bret Mccabe.

A superb selection of poems from both sides of the American Civil War, this compilation reflects the struggle's heroism, horror, exaltation, and anguish. More than 75 inspired works include famous poems by Melville, Emerson, Longfellow, Whittier, and Whitman, as well as lesser-known verse by Julia Ward Howe, Edwin Markham, and many others.

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This Library of America edition is the most comprehensive volume of the work of Walt Whitman ever published. It includes his poetry and what he considered his complete prose. It is also the only collection that includes, in exactly the form in which it appeared inthe first edition of Leaves of Grass.

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McPherson, is the sixth volume of the Oxford History of the United States. This Library of America edition is the most comprehensive volume of the work of Walt Whitman ever published. It includes his poetry and what he considered his complete prose.

It is also the only collection that includes, in exactly the form in which it appeared inthe first edition of Leaves of Grass. This was the book, a commercial. But now Powers has turned his scope on slavery and the Civil War, the most well-trodden battlefield of American fiction.

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It consists of letters, dispatches, articles, and prose selections from Specimen Days (), Whitman's quasi-autobiography. In addition, all of Whitman's Civil War poems are included, some interspersed through the text and others collected in an Appendix.

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All about Poetry and Prose by Walt Whitman. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers () he incorporated the Civil War poems published a few years earlier as Drum-Taps and Sequel to Drum-Taps, including the poems on the death of Lincoln, notably "When Lilacs Last in the Door Yard Bloom'd." Also, the book /5(6).Canceling a day tour through Russia that he was slated to lead, Langston Hughes left to cover the Spanish Civil War on June 30th, The Baltimore Afro-American newspaper sent him abroad to write “trench-coat prose” about black Americans volunteering in the International Brigades with articles being picked up by other news outlets such as Cleveland’s Call-post and Globe : W.

Jason Miller. About the Book. Shortly after the third edition of Leaves of Grass was published, inWalt Whitman seemed to drop off the literary map, not to emerge again until his brother George was wounded at Fredericksburg two and a half years critics have tended to read this silence as evidence of Whitman's indifference to the Civil War during its critical early months.