Slavery, War, and a New Birth of Freedom : 1840s-1877.
By: Hacker, Jeffrey H.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.History Through Literature: Publisher: Armonk : Taylor and Francis, 2014Copyright date: ©2014Description: 1 online resource (224 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781317459835.Subject(s): American literature -- 19th century | Literature and history -- United States -- 19th century | Slavery in literature | United States -- History -- 1849-1877 -- Sources | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Literature and the war | United States -- Intellectual life -- 19th century -- SourcesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Slavery, War, and a New Birth of Freedom : 1840s-1877DDC classification: 973.6 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- Chronology -- The Literature of Slavery, Civil War, and Reconstruction -- Sidelight: The Civil War in Historical Fiction -- Abolitionist and Antislavery Movements -- Alcott, Louisa May -- Hospital Sketches (excerpt), 1863 -- Chesnut, Mary -- A Diary of Dixie (excerpt), 1861 -- Dickinson, Emily -- Selected Poems, 1860-1863 -- Douglass, Frederick -- Chapter One, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, 1845 -- Garrison, William Lloyd -- Final Editorial, The Liberator, December 29, 1865 -- Gettysburg Address -- Gettysburg Address, 1863 -- Grant, Ulysses S. -- Chapter 67, Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant, 1885 -- Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins -- Sketches of Southern Life (excerpts), 1872 -- Harte, Bret -- "The Luck of Roaring Camp," 1868 -- Howe, Julia Ward -- "Battle Hymn of the Republic," 1862 -- Jacobs, Harriet -- Chapter 18, "Months of Peril," Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, 1861 -- Lincoln, Abraham -- Second Inaugural Address, 1865 -- Muir, John -- "The Yosemite," Diary Entry, 1869 -- Reconstruction -- Slavery and Slave Life -- Sidelight: Rediscovering Early African American Fiction -- Stowe, Harriet Beecher -- Chapter 45, "Concluding Remarks," Uncle Tom's Cabin, 1852 -- Underground Railroad -- Narrative of the Life of Henry Box Brown (excerpt), 1849 -- Whitman, Walt -- Selected Poems, 1855-1865 -- Bibliography and Web Sites -- Index.
Slavery, War, and a New Birth of Freedom: 1840s-1877, a new title in the six-title series History Through Literature: American Voices, American Themes, provides insights and analysis regarding the history, literature, and cultural climate of the eras of slavery, the Civil War, and Reconstruction. It brings together informational text and primary documents that cover notable historic events and trends, authors, literary works, social movements, and cultural and artistic themes. Slavery, War, and a New Birth of Freedom begins with an interdisciplinary Chronology that identifies, defines, and places in context the notable historical events, literary works, authors' lives, and cultural landmarks of the period. This is followed by a comprehensive overview essay that summarizes the era's major historical trends, social movements, cultural and artistic themes, literary voices, and enduring works as reflections of each other and the spirit of the times. The core content comprises 20-30 articles on representative writers of the period, along with excerpts from essential literary works that highlight a historical theme, sociocultural movement, or the confluence of the two. These excerpts serve the Common Core emphasis on "informational texts from a broad range of cultures and periods", including "stories, drama, poetry, and literary nonfiction".
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