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The Imagined Civil War

Popular Literature of the North and South, 1861-1865

by Alice Fahs

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Published by The University of North Carolina Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Civil war,
  • Literary studies: 19th century,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History - U.S,
  • History,
  • American English,
  • English,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Americana,
  • Books & Reading,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • American cultural history; literary history; popular War literature; Civil War; North and South; feminized war literature; sensational war novels; war poetry; children"s war literature; war histories; war humor; war songs; sentimental war literature; economy; Union; Confederacy; racial; gender; popular culture; women; African-Americans,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Books & Reading

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages424
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7972869M
    ISBN 100807854638
    ISBN 109780807854631

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In The Imagined Civil War, Alice Fahs examines a wide variety of popular literature produced during the Civil emphasizes literatures role as commodity, cultural product, and patriotic symbol. The large-scale distribution of many of these products, especially periodicals and cheap dime novels coupled with their explicit war themes allowed literature to bridge the gap between front /5.

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Looming Civil War: How Nineteenth-Century Americans Imagined the Future is about more than the Civil War itself; it is a meditation on the nature of historical imagination, demonstrating brilliantly how historical time extends into the future, or into multiple potential futures that shape and constrain the possibilities for action in the 5/5(1).

11 Best Books on the American Civil War. From James McPherson’s definitive history to Tony Horwitz’s adventures among obsessives, here are the 11 best books on the Civil War. The Imagined Civil War: Popular Literature of the North and South, December 2,The University of North Carolina Press Paperback in English - New Ed editionCited by: "[Earns] a place on every nineteenth-century literary theorist and Civil War historian's bookshelf Fahs makes a brilliant argument for the significance of popular culture in the war."--American Historical Review "Alice Fahs makes a valuable contribution to the trend of studying the war in its larger context in The Imagined Civil War." NO GREATER GLORY is an epic Civil War historical romance on par with GWTW or North & South.

An incredible story, as well as excellent historical detailing and insight into the eastern theatre of the war in Virginia. For nearly a full year, this book was the #1 Civil War Romance at Amazon.

Ambivalent Nation challenges the way we think about how the Civil War has shaped the modern Anglo-American world. -- Nimrod Tal, author of The American Civil War in British Culture: Representations and Responses, to the Present Ambivalent Nation is a stand-out work of originality and scholarship.

Hugh Dubrulle offers a bold new look at the Author: Hugh Dubrulle. ‘‘The real war will never get in the books,’’ Walt Whitman wrote in his Specimen years, historians and literary critics alike accepted Whitman’s remark as a central truth of the CivilWar: the war was the ‘‘unwritten war’’—the title of Daniel Aaron’s influential study—because no masterpiece resulted from this most dramatic of conflicts in American history.

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The Civil War book series (OCLC ) chronicles in great detail the American Civil hed by Time Life the series was simultaneously released in the USA and Canada between andwith subsequent identical reprints in the late s - early s following suit for foreign, though untranslated, dissemination as well.

Some titles focused on a specific topic, such as the. The Civil War in the United States began inafter decades of simmering tensions between northern and southern states over slavery, states’ rights and westward expansion. Eleven southern.

("New York Times Book Review")" ""The Imagined Civil War" provides a much-needed perspective into the mental lives of northerners and southerners who tried to understand a world that was engulfed in violence and death, and changing in ways that few could have imagined.

("North and South")" " Fahs has managed to give us new and valuable insights Reviews: 1.The creation of American national identity was fraught with struggle, political conflict, and bloody Civil War.

Confederate Visions examines literature, newspapers and periodicals, visual imagery, and formal state documents to explore the origins and development of wartime Confederate nationalism.The American Civil War (–) was a civil war in the United States of America.

Eleven Southern slave states declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America, also known as "the Confederacy".