Words for the Hour: A New Anthology of American Civil War Poetry

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"Words for the Hour" presents a readable and illuminating account of the Civil War, told through the words of poets North and South. From bathos to profound philosophical meditation and sorrow, the range of these poems illuminates the complexity of their era while also revealing the continuing power of this turning point in American history to speak to readers in the present day. The volume is divided into three parts, each offering a different perspective on the poetry generated by the war. Part I samples the extraordinary ...

Words for the Hour: A New Anthology of American Civil War Poetry 2006, University of Massachusetts Press

ISBN-13: 9781558495104

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Words for the Hour: A New Anthology of American Civil War Poetry 2005, University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst

ISBN-13: 9781558495098

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