"This Mighty Convulsion"

Whitman and Melville Write the Civil War

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University Of Iowa Press
Nonfiction (Adult)
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Description

This is the first book exclusively devoted to the Civil War writings of Walt Whitman and Herman Melville, arguably the most important poets of the war. The essays brought together in this volume add...

A Note From the Publisher

Contributors: Kyle Barton, Peter Bellis, Adam Bradford, Jonathan A. Cook, Ian Faith, Ed Folsom, Timothy Marr, Cody Marrs, Christopher Ohge, Vanessa Steinroetter, Sarah L. Thwaites, Brian Yothers

Advance Praise

“A critical examination of the two most significant Civil War poets that brings together some of the most talented and insightful Melville and Whitman scholars. ‘This Mighty Convulsion’ is timely and...