Literary Cultures of the Civil War

Literary Cultures of the Civil War Addressing texts produced by writers who lived through the Civil War and wrote about it before the end of Reconstruction this collection explores the literary cultures of that unsettled moment when m

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  • Title: Literary Cultures of the Civil War
  • Author: Timothy Sweet Samuel Graber Coleman Hutchison Jillian Spivey Caddell Jane Schultz Faith Barrett James Berkey Shirley Samuels
  • ISBN: 9780820349602
  • Page: 172
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Addressing texts produced by writers who lived through the Civil War and wrote about it before the end of Reconstruction, this collection explores the literary cultures of that unsettled moment when memory of the war had yet to be overwritten by later impulses of reunion, reconciliation, or Lost Cause revisionism The Civil War reshaped existing literary cultures or enableAddressing texts produced by writers who lived through the Civil War and wrote about it before the end of Reconstruction, this collection explores the literary cultures of that unsettled moment when memory of the war had yet to be overwritten by later impulses of reunion, reconciliation, or Lost Cause revisionism The Civil War reshaped existing literary cultures or enabled new ones Ensembles of discourses, conventions, and practices, these cultures offered fresh ways of engaging a host of givens about American character and values that the war called into question.The volume s contributors look at how literary cultures of the 1860s and 1870s engaged concepts of nation, violence, liberty, citizenship, community, and identity At the same time, the essayists analyze the cultures themselves, which included Euroamerican and African American vernacular oral, manuscript journals and letters , and print newspapers, magazines, or books cultures overlapping discourses of politics, protest, domesticity, and sentiment unsettled literary nationalism and emergent literary regionalism and vernacular and elite aesthetic traditions.These essays point to the variety of literary voices that were speaking out in the war s immediate aftermath and help us understand what those voices were saying and how it was received.

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