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“… The Real War Will Never Get in the Books”: Selections from Writers During the Civil War

Louis P. Masur

Abstract

Drawing on a wide range of material, including diaries, letters, and essays, this book captures the reactions, as the American Civil War was waged, of writers such as Nathaniel Hawthorne, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Frederick Douglass, Herman Melville, Walt Whitman, Henry Adams, and Louisa May Alcott.

Keywords: American Civil War, diaries, letters, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Frederick Douglass, Herman Melville, Walt Whitman, Louisa May Alcott

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1995 Print ISBN-13: 9780195098372
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098372.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Louis P. Masur, editor
City University of New York

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