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CivilWar in popular culture

a reusable past

by Jim Cullen

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Smithsonian Institution Press in Washington, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical fiction, American -- History and criticism.,
  • Historical fiction, American -- Film and video adaptations.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Influence.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Literature and the war.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Motion pictures and the war.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Historiography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-242) and index.

    StatementJim Cullen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE468.9
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 253 p. :
    Number of Pages253
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21935544M
    ISBN 101560984597

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 24 cm: Contents: "Really, though, I'm fine": Civil War veterans and the psychological aftereffects of killing / Michael W. Schaefer --Traumatized manhood: Confederate amputees in history, memory, and Hollywood / Brian Craig Miller --Relics of reunion: souvenirs and memory at Chickamauga and Chattanooga . The American Civil War was a historic battle between the North and the South. The question on which the war was fought in the first place was the issue of slavery and whether it should be abolished or not. This event marked an important period in American History and shaped its constitution. This event shaped the history of the states in the coming years.

    Persisting well into the 20th century in numerous, now-forgotten popular novels, the romantic mode is illustrated in The Cavalier () and Kincaid's Battery () by George Washington Cable; by the early 20th century Cable had fallen away from the realism of his first Civil War novel, Dr. Sevier (), in which he had announced his sympathy. Home» Browse» Books» Book details, The Civil War in American Culture. The Civil War in American Culture. By Will Kaufman. (such as it was) – in this case, Civil War history with popular horror. Other, more accomplished, writers have acted on a similar impulse: The Civil War in American Culture iii.

    Books about fiction and the Civil War. Daniel Aaron: The Unwritten War: American Writers and the Civil War Jim Cullen: The Civil War in Popular Culture: A Reusable Past Kathleen Difley (ed.): To Live and Die (Collected stories of the Civil War) Alice Fahs: The . Explore our list of Civil War (U.S.A.) - Historical Fiction Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.


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