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Author Fahs, Alice,
Title The imagined Civil War : popular literature of the North & South, 1861-1865 / Alice Fahs.
Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2001]
©2001

Series Civil War America
Civil War America (Series)
Subject War and literature -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
American literature -- Southern States -- History and criticism.
Popular literature -- Southern States -- History and criticism.
War and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Popular literature -- United States -- History and criticism.
War stories, American -- History and criticism.
War poetry, American -- History and criticism.
War in literature.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Literature and the war.
Southern States -- In literature.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 410 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 365-391) and index.
Contents 1. Popular Literary Culture in Wartime 17 -- 2. Early Spirit of War 61 -- 3. Sentimental Soldier 93 -- 4. Feminized War 120 -- 5. Kingdom Coming: The Emancipation of Popular Literature 150 -- 6. Humor of War 195 -- 7. Sensational War 225 -- 8. A Boys' and Girls' War 256 -- 9. Market Value of Memory: Histories of the War 287.
Summary A groundbreaking work of cultural history in which the author explores a little-known and fascinating side of the Civil War--the outpouring of popular literature inspired by the conflict: poems, songs, children's stories, romances, novels, histories, and even humorous pieces.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780807899298 (electronic bk.)
0807899291 (electronic bk.)
9781469604268 (electronic bk.)
1469604264 (electronic bk.)
0807825816
9780807825815
0807854638
9780807854631
OCLC # 698114957
Additional Format Print version: Fahs, Alice. Imagined Civil War. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2001 0807825816 (DLC) 00055958 (OCoLC)44468778