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...the real war will never get in the books

Selections from Writers During the Civil War

by Louis P. Masur

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages314
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Open LibraryOL7387704M
ISBN 100195098374
ISBN 109780195098372

  Well-written, insightful, passionate, and fascinating. As a friend said to me (who has read The Real War and served in Vietnam), "Nixon was a much better at writer than president." Perhaps Nixon's grasp of history, appreciation of cultural subtleties, and loyalty to freedom would have been better employed as an ambassador or secretary of state/5(11). Description of the book "" the real war will never get in the books": Selections from Writers During the Civil War / Edition 1": "These thousands, and tens and twenties of thousands of American young men, badly wounded, all sorts of wounds, operated on, pallid with diarrhea, languishing, dying with fever, pneumonia, &-c. open a new world somehow to me, giving closer insights, new things.

With unmatched intimacy and immediacy, " the real war will never get in the books" illuminates the often painful intellectual and emotional efforts of fourteen accomplished writers as they come to grips with "The American Apocalypse.". Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Real War Will Never Get in the Books: Selections from Writers During the Civil War (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

With unmatched intimacy and immediacy, " the real war will never get in the books" illuminates the often painful intellectual and emotional efforts of fourteen accomplished writers as they come to grips with "The American Apocalypse."Brand: Oxford University Press, USA. With unmatched intimacy and immediacy, " the real war will never get in the books" illuminates the often painful intellectual and emotional efforts of fourteen accomplished writers as they come to grips with "The American Apocalypse." History Literary Criticism Nonfiction. Publication Details.


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...the real war will never get in the books by Louis P. Masur Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Real War Will Never Get in the Books A ND so good-bye to the war. I know not how it may have been, or may be, to others—to me the main interest I found, (and still, on recollection, find,) in the rank and file of the armies, both sides, and in those specimens amid the.

In " the real war will never get in the books", Louis Masur has brought together fourteen of the most eloquent and articulate writers of the Civil War period, including such major literary figures as Nathaniel Hawthorne, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Frederick Douglass, Herman Melville, Walt Whitman, Henry Adams, and Louisa May by: 4.

In " the real war will never get in the books", Louis Masur has brought together fourteen of the most eloquent and articulate writers of the Civil War period, including such major literary figures as Nathaniel Hawthorne, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Frederick Douglass, Herman Melville, Walt Whitman, Henry Adams, and Louisa May Alcott.

Drawing on a wide range of material, including /5(2). THE REAL WAR WILL NEVER GET IN THE BOOKS. by Walt Whitman. And so good-bye to the war.

I know not how it may have been, or may be, to others—to me the main interest I found, (and still, on recollection, find,) in the rank and file of the armies, both sides, and in those specimens amid the hospitals, and even the dead on the field. In " the real war will never get in the books", Louis Masur has brought together fourteen of the most eloquent and articulate writers of the Civil War period, including such major literary figures as Nathaniel Hawthorne, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Frederick Douglass, Herman Melville, Walt Whitman, Henry Adams, and Louisa May Alcott.

Drawing on a wide range of material, including Price: $   The Real War Will Never Get in the Books: Selections from Writers During the Civil War/5. In "I the real war will never get in the books", Louis P. Masur brings together the personal letters, diary entries, and journal articles of some of the most distinguished writers of the time to constitute a striking literary landscape.

'The Real War Will Never Get in the Books' by Louis P. Masur,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(25). The real war will never get in the books: selections from writers during the Civil War. “The real war will never get in the books,” he would write in Specimen Days.

“Its interior history will not only never be written — its practicality, minutiæ of deeds and passions, will never be even suggested.”. Future years will never know the seething hell and the black infernal background of countless minor scenes and interiors, (not the official surface-courteousness of the Generals, not the few great battles) of the Secession war; and it is best they should not — the real war will never get in the books.

The Real War Will Never Get in the Books by Walt Whitman. Whitman's piece was published in Complete Prose Works of Walt Whitman (). "So much of a race depends on how it faces death, and how it stands personal anguish and sickness." And so good-bye to the war.8/ Walt Whitman said, “The real war will never get in the books.” The critic and writer Paul Fussell feels that the same sanitizing of history that went on after the s has erased the national memory of what World War II was really like.

Novel The Real War Will Never Get in the Books by Louis P. Masur Add Comment The Civil War was a written war. It was written by soldiers who kept diaries. It was written by family members who corresponded with soldiers at the front.

The Real war will never get in the books: selections from writers during the Civil War by Masur, Louis PPages: “They used to say that the real war will never get in the books.

Here it does, stunningly.” —Thomas E. Ricks, author of Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq and Making the Corps “To read this book is to know intimately the daily grind and danger of men at war.”—Anthony Swofford, New York Times bestselling author of JarheadReleased on: Ma history.) Future years will never know the seething hell and the black.

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New Scholarship & the Civil War. Thursday February 3rd,pm Martin Segal Theatre The Graduate Center, CUNY Fifth Avenue, New York, NY. From battlefield sagas to biographies to historical monographs, no subject in U.S. history has been more exhaustively written about than the Civil War.

Yet. In.".the real war will never get in the books", Louis Masur has brought together fourteen of the most eloquent and articulate writers of the Civil War period, including such major literary figures as Nathaniel Hawthorne, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Frederick Douglass, Herman Melville, Walt Whitman, Henry Adams, and Louisa May Alcott.

Drawing on a wide range of material, including. Civil War Era > Walt Whitman > “The Real War Will Never Get in the Books” And so good-by to the war.

I know not how it may have been, or may be, to others—to me the main interest I found, (and still, on recollection, find,) in the rank and file of the armies, both sides, and in those specimens amid the hospitals, and even the dead on the field.

“The Real War Will Never Get in the Books” DURING the Union War I commenced at the close ofand continued steadily through '63, '64 and '65, to visit the sick and wounded of the Army, both on the field and in the Hospitals in and around Washington city.

Walt Whitman, who knew of the horrible wounds suffered by Union casualties from personal observation during the Civil War, wrote that " the real war will never get in the books.".Books, Get, Never, Real, Real War, War, Will Quotes to Explore We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender.