Poetry of the Civil War

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  • Anthologies (multiple authors),
  • Poetry / Anthologies (multiple authors),
  • Sale Books,
  • Poetry,
  • 19th century,
  • American poetry,
  • War poetry, American

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7681889M
ISBN 100517228777
ISBN 109780517228777
OCLC/WorldCa127121160

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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.

What emerges is an unparalleled pageant of the war in all 5/5(3). Poetry of the Civil War Paperback – Febru by John Boyes (Editor) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — /5(2). Deeply affecting and diverse in perspective, The Poetry of the American Civil War is the first comprehensive volume to focus entirely on poetry written and published during the Civil the nearly one thousand books of poetry published in the s, some two hundred addressed the war in some way, and these collectively present a textured portrait of life during the : Paperback.

The long agony of the American Civil War inspired a wealth of contemporary verse — from sentimental doggerel to sublime lyrics that rank among the finest American poetry. This inexpensive anthology brings together a superb selection of poems from both North and South, comprising the best and most representative poetry of those turbulent times/5.

The long agony of the American Civil War inspired a wealth of contemporary verse — from sentimental doggerel to sublime lyrics that rank among the finest American poetry. This inexpensive anthology brings together a superb selection of poems from both North and South, comprising the best and most representative poetry of those turbulent times.

A list of 10 of the most famous poems about the Civil War. Use the built in (free) MemoryTyper app to memorize a favorite. This list includes poems about such topics as Gettysburg, Shiloh, Abraham Lincoln and Robert E.

Lee. Poems and Songs of the American Civil War "The poems and songs of the Civil War era are gripping and the secession of South Carolina and the opening battle at Fort Sumter to Lee's surrender at Appomattox and Lincoln's assassination, this wealth of literature records a remarkable period in American history from an urgent, contemporary perspective.

The long agony of the American Civil War inspired a wealth of contemporary verse — from sentimental doggerel to sublime lyrics that rank among the finest American poetry.

This inexpensive anthology brings together a superb selection of poems from both North and South, comprising the best and Poetry of the Civil War book representative poetry of those turbulent 75 poems include works by many of.

Book I The Civil War begins Book II Pompey in retreat Book III Conflict in the Mediterranean Book IV Victory for Caesar in Spain Book V Caesar the dictator in Illyria Book VI Thessaly: Erichtho the witch Book VII Pharsalia: 'a whole world died' Book VIII The death of Pompey Book IX Cato in Libya Book X Caesar in Egypt: Cleopatra.

Barrett co-edited a anthology of Civil War poetry called Words for the Hour, and her own published poetry includes Poetry of the Civil War book 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.”. These poems enable us to better understand the role of poetry during the war years and how poetry helped unify citizens, inspire troops, memorialize the dead, and bind the nation's wounds in the aftermath of the war.

To read other examples of Civil War poetry, please review the selected bibliography of online Civil War poetry anthologies and. Book Description: Deeply affecting and diverse in perspective,The Poetry of the American Civil Waris the first comprehensive volume to focus entirely on poetry written and published during the Civil the nearly one thousand books of poetry published in the s, some two hundred addressed the war in some way, and these collectively present a textured portrait of life during the conflict.

Poetry and Music of the War Between the States The War Between the States was the pivotal event in our Nation's history. If you want only the facts about the conflict, any textbook will do. But if you want to understand the thoughts and emotions of the men who faced each other across the battlefield and those who waited for them at home.

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.

Civil War Poetry opens with arguably the most famous poem of the era, Julia Ward Howe’s “Battle Hymn of the Republic,” which was set to music and came to become for the north the anthem of the war [p1].

Most Civil War historians know that as Lee’s army marched into Maryland en route to Antietam, they chanted “Maryland, My Maryland /5(10). CIVIL WAR POETRY includes verse by these celebrated figures as well as some who are now unfamiliar but were well-known in t Popular writers of the day, such as Henry Wordsworth Longfellow and Ralph Waldo Emerson, wrote verse, as did those for 4/5.

Deeply affecting and diverse in perspective, The Poetry of the American Civil War is the first comprehensive volume to focus entirely on poetry written and published during the Civil War. Of the nearly one thousand books of poetry published in the s, some two hundred addressed the war in some way, and these collectively present a textured Cited by: 2.

Poems and Songs of the Civil War book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The value of the more than poems and songs pres /5.

Poetry of the Civil War includes verse by these celebrated figures as well as some who are now unfamiliar but were well-known in this defining period in America's history. Alongside the greats of literature the reader will discover Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (father of the future Supreme Court justice), Henry Timrod ("Laureate of the.

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 low.

He served as a chaplain during the Civil War, and his war poetry quickly led to him becoming known as the "poet-priest of the South." The night he found out that Lee had surrendered at Appomattox Courthouse, he wrote the poem "The Conquered Banner," a memorial to the South's failed efforts in the war.

One army suffers this civil war that a second one inflicts: swords hang idle there in Pompey’s ranks, while each guilty blade of Caesar’s grows hot.

And Fortune, now, needing no great space of time to overturn so weighty a force, sweeps away that vast ruin in its fatal flow. Book VII Caesar destroys Pompey’s cavalry.

He observed the Senate's debating secession during a visit to Washington D.C. inand made a trip to the front with his brother in Melville's first published book of poems was Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War: Civil War Poems (Harper & Brothers, ).

The volume is regarded by many critics as a work as ambitious and rich as any. Three years ago, for the th anniversary of the end of the Civil War, a special edition of Walt Whitman’s Civil War poems was published. “Drum Taps: The Complete Civil War Poems” includes all 71 poems, several short essays by Whitman, an introduction by Civil War historian James MacPherson, the original introduction to the Drum Taps collection published inand numerous /5(16).

The Southern War Poetry Of The Civil War Classic Reprint by Esther Parker Ellinger, The Southern War Poetry Of The Civil War Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format.

Download The Southern War Poetry Of The Civil War books, This book has been considered by academicians and scholars of great significance and value to literature.

This forms a. Drum-Taps, first published inis a collection of poetry written by American poet Walt Whitman during the American Civil War. 18 poems additional poems were added later in the year to create Sequel to Drum-Taps.

Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War () is the first book of poetry published by the American author Herman volume 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 Their Country" and its 72 poems deal with the battles and personalities of the American Civil War and their aftermath.

The only conflict to be fought on American soil by Americans, the Civil War pitched brother against brother, father against son and left a legacy burned deep in the American psyche, as this superb collection of poetry reveals. In Poetry of the Civil War the tragedy, heroism, pathos, and futility of the bloodshed are brought vividly to life and.

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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.

McClatchy (–) was the author of many books of poetry and essays, including Plundered Hearts: New and Selected Poems (), and the. Julia Ward Howe, a social reformer, is most remembered for her Civil War-era song “The Battle Hymn of the Republic.” In many respects, Howe was a female pioneer, particularly in literature and women’s rights.

She wrote many books, including collections of poetry and travel volumes. She, along with women such as Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, was a cofounder of the women’s.

Description of the book "Civil War Poetry: An Anthology": 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.

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 (). Deeply affecting and diverse in perspective, The Poetry of the American Civil War is the first comprehensive volume to focus entirely on poetry written and published during the Civil War.

Of the nearly one thousand books of poetry published in the s, some two hundred addressed the war in some way, and these collectively present a textured. Poetry War poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Steinmetz, Lee.

Poetry of the American Civil War. [East Lansing] Michigan State University Press [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Lee Steinmetz. American War Poetry is an original and unprecedented event In reading this formidable symphony of utterance one cannot but admire the vision, critical acumen, and scholarly rigor that brought so necessary a book into being.

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Get this from a library. To fight aloud is very brave: American poetry and the Civil War. [Faith Barrett] -- Focusing on literary and popular poets, as well as work by women, African Americans, and soldiers, this book considers how writers used poetry to articulate their relationships to family, community.

The most popular romance novel of all time was the basis for the most popular movie of all time (in today’s dollars). Margaret Mitchell’s book set in the South during the Civil War won both the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award, and it remains popular, despite charges that its author had a blind eye regarding the horrors of slavery."Civil War Poetry and Prose," by Walt Whitman, is part of the Dover Thrift Editions series.

Most of the poems are taken from the edition of Whitman's monumental "Leaves of Grass." The prose selections consist of two parts: journal entries taken from Whitman's "Memoranda During the War," and a selection of Whitman's letters.

The long agony of the American Civil War inspired a wealth of contemporary verse — from sentimental doggerel to sublime lyrics that rank among the finest American poetry.

This inexpensive anthology brings together a superb selection of poems from both North and South, comprising the best and most representative poetry of those turbulent : Dover Publications.

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