The Resource Civil War short stories and poems, (electronic resource)

Civil War short stories and poems, (electronic resource)

Label
Civil War short stories and poems
Title
Civil War short stories and poems
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This anthology commemorates the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War with reflections from both sides of the conflict. Compiled by an expert in the literature of the era, the poems and short stories appear in chronological order. They trace the war's progress and portray a gamut of moods, from the early days of eagerness to confront the foe to long years of horror at the ongoing carnage and sad relief at the struggle's end. Selections include the poetry of Walt Whitman, John Greenleaf Whittier, and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; observations by Herman Melville and Louisa May Alcott; and noteworthy fiction by Ambrose Bierce ("An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge") and Mark Twain ("A True Story, Repeated Word for Word, As I Heard It"). Lesser-known writers, many of them anonymous, offer heartfelt testimonials and eyewitness accounts from battlefields and the homefront
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
813/.0108358737
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Blaisdell, Robert
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
Dover thrift editions
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  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • United States
  • Historical fiction, American
  • Historical poetry, American
Target audience
adult
Label
Civil War short stories and poems, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11606700
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11606700
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11606700
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Civil War short stories and poems, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11606700
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11606700
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11606700
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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