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The Eloquent War: Personal and Public Writings from the Civil War (Paperback)
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The Eloquent War: Personal and Public Writings from the Civil War (Paperback)

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Paperback 160 Pages / Published: 12/10/2006
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The Civil War confronted all Americans with the weightiest moral and political issues since the American Revolution. In diaries and journals they argued and agonized with themselves; in sermons and speeches, in poems and love letters, they revealed to one another their own interior war. As they sought with words to hold their experiences steady for a moment, they sometimes achieved the eloquence that may evoke extraordinary times. The 59 selections in this volume, written between 1860 and 1865, include such well-known writers as Frederick Douglass, Lincoln, Melville, and Whitman, as well as the lesser-known, whose experience of war is immediate, unfiltered by memory. It is a picture of America, a literature that crosses all social borders, an integrated portrait of the Civil War as a national experience.

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Canada Ltd
ISBN: 9781881089315
Number of pages: 160
Weight: 212 g
Dimensions: 231 x 157 x 10 mm

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