Includes bibliographical references (pages 365-391) and index.
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.
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.
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