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Lost Battalions: The Great War and the Crisis of American Nationality

Richard Slotkin - History - 2013 - 656 pages
“A work of stunning density and penetrating analysis . . . Lost Battalions deploys a narrative symmetry of gratifying complexity.”—David Levering Lewis, The Nation During the ...
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Abe: A Novel of the Young Lincoln

Richard Slotkin - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 478 pages
The author of The Crater recreates Lincoln's youth, from his mother's horrible death and his disapproving father, to his trip down the Mississippi where he experiences the ...
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No Quarter: The Battle of the Crater, 1864

Richard Slotkin - History - 2009 - 411 pages
In this richly researched and dramatic work of military history, eminent historian Richard Slotkin recounts one of the Civil War’s most pivotal events: the Battle of the Crater ...
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The Long Road to Antietam: How the Civil War Became a Revolution

Richard Slotkin - History - 2012 - 512 pages
A masterful account of the Civil War's turning point in the tradition of James McPherson's Crossroads of Freedom. In the summer of 1862, after a year of protracted fighting ...
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The Cambridge Introduction to The Nineteenth-Century American Novel

Gregg Crane - Literary Criticism - 2007
Stowe, Hawthorne, Melville, and Twain: these are just a few of the world-class novelists of nineteenth-century America. The nineteenth-century American novel was a highly fluid ...
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The Land Before Her: Fantasy and Experience of the American Frontiers, 1630-1860

Annette Kolodny - History - 1984 - 293 pages
To discover how women constructed their own mythology of the West, Kolodny examines the evidence of three generations of women's writing about the frontier. She finds that ...
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Rhetorical Drag: Gender Impersonation, Captivity, And the Writing of History

Lorrayne Carroll - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 251 pages
"Rhetorical Drag examines the familiar territory of captivity narratives, including versions of Hannah Duston's captivity, and widens it by analyzing numerous examples, placing ...
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Sporting with the Gods: The Rhetoric of Play and Game in American Literature

Michael Oriard - Literary Criticism - 1991 - 579 pages
Sporting with the Gods examines the metaphors of "play," "game," and "sport" as they are reflected in American literature and culture. The "race" for salvation and success, the ...
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