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Author Mancuso, Luke, 1956-

Title The strange sad war revolving : Walt Whitman, Reconstruction, and the emergence of Black citizenship, 1865-1876 / Luke Mancuso.

Published Columbia, SC, USA : Camden House, [1997]


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Physical description xiv, 152 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Studies in English and American literature, linguistics, and culture.
Studies in English and American literature, linguistics, and culture (Unnumbered)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [140]-148) and index.
Contents Introduction: "Forth from the War emerging": Drum-Taps, Its Sequel, and the Rupture of the Revolutionary Household -- 1. A vast Similitude interlocks all: The 1867 Leaves of Grass and the Elephant at the Raffle -- 2. Reconstruction is still in abeyance: Walt Whitman's Democratic Vistas and the Federalizing of National Identity -- 3. I'd sow a seed for thee of endless Nationality: The 1871-72 Leaves of Grass and the Construction of the Book of Democratic Nationality -- 4. The cold and bloodless electrotype plates of History: The 1876 Centennial Edition of Leaves of Grass and Two Rivulets, or How the Real War Got into the Books -- Coda: "Approach strong deliveress": Why Lilacs First in Whitman's Dooryard Bloomed.
Subject Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 -- Political and social views.
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892. Leaves of grass.
Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
African Americans -- History -- 19th century.
Citizenship -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
War poetry, American -- History and criticism.
African Americans in literature.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Literature and the war.
ISBN 1571131256 (acid-free paper)