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To fight aloud is very brave : American poetry and the Civil War / Faith Barrett.

Author/Creator:
Barrett, Faith, 1965-
Publication:
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 336 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1985 -- Literature and the war.
American poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
War poetry, American -- History and criticism.
Patriotic poetry, American -- History and criticism.
Contents:
Introduction: the rhetoric of voice in Civil War poetry
Shaping communities through popular song
"We are here at our country's call": nationalist commitments and personal stances in Union and Confederate soldiers' poems
The lyric I and the poetics of protest: Julia Ward Howe and Frances Harper
Addresses to a divided nation: Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman, and the place of the lyric I
Romantic visions and Southern stances: Henry Timrod, Sarah Piatt, and George Moses Horton
"They answered him aloud": popular voice and nationalist allegiances in Herman Melville's battle-pieces
Epilogue: Civil War poetry in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781558499638 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1558499636 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781558499621 (library cloth : alk. paper)
1558499628 (library cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
794709391
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