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Twice-divided nation : national memory, transatlantic news, and American literature in the Civil War era / Samuel Graber.

Author/Creator:
Graber, Samuel J., author.
Publication:
Charlottesville ; London: University of Virginia Press, 2019.
Format/Description:
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xviii, 266 pages ; 24 cm
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Subjects:
American Civil War (1861-1865).
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Press coverage.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Press coverage -- Great Britain.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Literature and the war.
Collective memory -- United States.
Collective memory.
Press coverage.
War and literature.
Great Britain.
United States.
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
Introduction
Part I. Revival and revolution: the modes of modern memory. Memory for the masses: sacred history and the national press
Enslaved to the past: Emerson and the spirit of antislavery news
The news and Walt Whitman: poetry of the divine present
Part II. War stories and memory circuits: hypernationalism and the transatlantic time lag. Palaces of memory: global information and the specter of catholicity
Wars and rumors of wars: Kansas and the presentist crusade
"Transatlantic latter-day poetry": nationalist anxiety and the memory circuits of Leaves of grass
Conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780813942384
0813942381
9780813942407
0813942403
9780813942391 (ebook)
OCLC:
1057291007