Civil War Poetry and Prose (Dover Thrift Editions, Unabridged)

By: Whitman, Walt

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Ink note to title page, pages faintly toned. 1995 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 90 pp. Walt Whitman experienced the agonies of the Civil War firsthand, working, in his forties, as a dedicated volunteer throughout the conflict in Washington's overcrowded, understaffed military hospitals. This superb selection of his poems, letters, and prose from the war years, filled with the sights and sounds of war and its ugly aftermath, express a vast and powerful range of emotions.Among the poems include here, first published in Drum-Taps (1865) and Sequel to Drum-Taps (1866), are a number of Whitman's most famous works: O Captain! My Captain! The Wound-Dresser, When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd, and Come Up from the Fields, Father. The letters and prose selections, including Whitman's musings on the publication of his works, on the wounded men he tended, and his impressions of Lincoln traveling about the city of Washington, offer keen insights into an extraordinary era in American history.KEYWORDS: MILITARY HISTORY AMERICAN CIVIL WAR WALT WHITMAN POETRY PROSE POEMS

Title: Civil War Poetry and Prose (Dover Thrift Editions, Unabridged)

Author: Whitman, Walt

Categories: Poetry, 19th Century, American Civil War,

Publisher: Dover Publications, Inc.: 1995

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 2207232