Chapter 18. Civil War

  1. Donald D. Kummings
  1. Luke Mancuso

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996812.ch19

A Companion to Walt Whitman

A Companion to Walt Whitman

How to Cite

Mancuso, L. (2006) Civil War, in A Companion to Walt Whitman (ed D. D. Kummings), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996812.ch19

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405120937

Online ISBN: 9780470996812

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Keywords:

  • civil war;
  • journalist;
  • binary oppositions;
  • material fusion;
  • permeability

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Prelude: “Proud Music of the Storm”

  • 1861–62: The Role of Nostalgia and “Brooklyniana”

  • 1865–66: Drum-Taps and its Sequel as Sites of Nationalist and Uncanny Memory