The Columbia Book of Civil War Poetry: From Whitman to Walcott
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BeschreibungIncluding 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 its power and sentimentality; the anger of its participants and their yearning for peace.
PortraitEdited by Richard Marius and Keith W. Frome
PressestimmenThis eye-opening collection illuminates the literary meanings and memory of the Civil War as well as key aspects of the place in poetry in American popular culture. "The Columbia Book of Civil War Poetry" is a volume to be dipped into time and again by anyone who cherishes language and history.
Untertitel: Empfohlen ab 22 Jahre. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: COLUMBIA UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 1994
Seitenanzahl: 543 Seiten