Lines in Long Array: A Civil War Commemoration: Poems and Photographs, Past and Present (Paperback)

By David C. Ward (Editor), Frank H. Goodyear III (Editor)
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Lines in Long Array demonstrates the enduring impact of the Civil War on American culture by presenting poems and photographs from both the past and present, including 12 wholly new poems by contemporary poets created especially for this volume.

Includes previously unpublished poetry by Eavan Boland, Geoffrey Brock, Nikki Giovanni, Jorie Graham, John Koethe, Yusef Komunyakaa, Paul Muldoon, Steve Scafidi, Jr., Michael Schmidt, Dave Smith, Tracy K. Smith, and C. D. Wright. Also includes historic poems by Ethel Lynn Beers, Ambrose Bierce, George H. Boker, Emily Dickinson, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., Julia Ward Howe, Herman Melville, Francis Orray Ticknor, Henry Timrod, Walt Whitman, and John Greenleaf Whittier.

About the Author

David C. Ward is historian and deputy editor of the Peale Family Papers at the National Portrait Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781588343970
ISBN-10: 1588343979
Publisher: Smithsonian Books (DC)
Publication Date: October 1st, 2013
Pages: 136
Language: English