Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War: Civil War Poems
by Melville, Herman
Herman Melville (1819-1891) stopped writing fiction after the publication of The Confidence Man: His Masquerade ] in 1857; as he entered his forties, he turned to poetry as his literary avocation. His first published book of poems was Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War (1866), a meditation on the Civil War in short lyric and narrative verses, and a work as ambitious and rich as any that issued from his pen.
Keywords: POETRY CIVIL WAR
Pencil underlining & marginalia. Da Capo, 1995. Good/Not Applicable. (Inventory #: 2160367)
Literature, American & Military History, General Antiquarian
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