The Resource Scars to prove it: : the Civil War soldier and American fiction, Craig A. Warren, (ebook)

Scars to prove it: : the Civil War soldier and American fiction, Craig A. Warren, (ebook)

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Scars to prove it: : the Civil War soldier and American fiction
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Scars to prove it:
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the Civil War soldier and American fiction
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Craig A. Warren
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eng
Summary
This examination of the interaction between fictional representations of the Civil War and the memoirs and autobiographies of Civil War soldiers argues that veterans' accounts taught later generations to represent the conflict in terms of individual experiences, revealing how national identity developed according to written records of the past. Author Craig A. Warren explores seven popular novels about the Civil War-The Red Badge of Courage, Gone with the Wind, None Shall Look Back, The Judas Field, The Unvanquished, The Killer Angels, and Absalom, Absalom! His study reveals that the war owes much of its cultural power to a large but overlooked genre of writing: postwar memoirs, regimental histories, and other narratives authored by Union and Confederate veterans. Warren contends that literary scholars and historians took seriously the influence that veterans' narratives had on the shape and character of Civil War fiction. Scars to Prove It fills a gap in the study of Civil War literature and will appeal to those interested in the literature, military writing, and literary studies related to the Civil War
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Midwest
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Warren, Craig A
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813.009358737
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non fiction
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  • American fiction
  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • Soldiers
  • Soldiers' writings, American
  • War and literature
  • Soldiers in literature
  • War in literature
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adult
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Scars to prove it: : the Civil War soldier and American fiction, Craig A. Warren, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781612775609
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11752090
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remote
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11752090
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MWT11752090
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Scars to prove it: : the Civil War soldier and American fiction, Craig A. Warren, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781612775609
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11752090
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11752090
System control number
MWT11752090
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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