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Black writers and the American Civil War

Black writers and the American Civil War

Black involvement and participation in the War Between the States

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Published by Blue & Grey Press in Secaucus, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Afro-American authors.,
  • Afro-American historians.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, Afro-American.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBlack involvement and participation in the War Between the States.
    Statementedited, with an introduction, by Richard A. Long.
    ContributionsLong, Richard A., 1927- .
    The Physical Object
    Pagination370 p. ;
    Number of Pages370
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22346183M
    ISBN 101555212484

    The Civil War America book series by multiple authors includes books Lincoln and the Decision for War: The Northern Response to Secession, Why Confederates Fought: Family and Nation in Civil War Virginia, Wars within a War: Controversy and Conflict over the American Civil War, and several more. The book won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, and it was later adapted into a film that was nominated for eleven Academy Awards. During the same decade, Toni Morrison published Beloved (), a novel that brings contemporary readers back to the injuries of slavery during the period of the American Civil War. Like Walker, Morrison won the.

      The author came of age during the Civil Rights Movement and, subsequently, the Black Power Movement, and lived between the laid-back lifestyle of . MHQ Home Page. In his book, Specimen Days and Collect, Walt Whitman famously questioned the efficacy of writing a comprehensive account of the Civil War.“Future years,” the poet mused, “will never know the seething hell and the black infernal background of countless minor scenes and real war will never get in the books.”.

    Prose, drama, and poetry. Through the slave narrative, African Americans entered the world of prose and dramatic William Wells Brown, an internationally known fugitive slave narrator, authored the first black American novel, Clotel; or, The President’s tells the tragic story of the beautiful light-skinned African American daughter of Thomas Jefferson and his. The Essentials: Six Books on the Civil War These six histories of the Civil War that are must-reads if you want to better understand the conflict A group of officers in Culpeper, Virginia reading.


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The American civil war has never been in short supply of myths, but Levin describes black Confederates as the “most persistent”. Hundreds of articles, organisations and websites rewrite. American Literature after the Civil War. The book offers a striking portrait of a strong female community.

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Black Writers and the American Civil War Hardcover – January 1, by Richard A. (editor) Long (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(1). In a study that will radically shift our understanding of Civil War literature, Elizabeth Young shows that American women writers have been profoundly influenced by the Civil War and that, in turn, their works have contributed powerfully to conceptions of the war and its aftermath.

Offering fascinating reassessments of works by white writers such as Harriet Beecher Stowe, Louisa May Alcott. Many of these early 20th-century works addressed issues like racism and segregation following the Civil War and Reconstruction Era. By the middle of the century, black authors played an important role in laying the foundation for political movements such as American civil .Thread clearly states it is the American Civil War, leading up to and from.

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