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The Civil War World of Herman Melville

By: Garner, Stanton

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Lawrence KS, University Press of Kansas: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18963

ISBN: 0700606025

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket

DJ and boards show light shelf wear, short tear top back fore edge.; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 544 pages; "Contrary to popular belief, Stanton Garner contends, Herman Melville was not intellectually and emotionally detached from the war. In actuality, Melville brooded over the war's enormous brutality and destructive power. At the same time, his passion for writing, which had suffered greatly in the wake of his grand failures of the 1850s, revived. With renewed purpose, Melville saw an opportunity to e... View more info