Memoranda during the war

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Dover Publications , Mineola, N.Y
Whitman, Walt, -- 1819-1892 -- Diaries, Poets, American -- 19th century -- Diaries, United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- War
StatementWalt Whitman ; with an introduction by Bob Blaisdell.
GenreDiaries, Personal narratives
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3231 .A355 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23945284M
ISBN 100486476413
ISBN 139780486476414
LC Control Number2009048622
OCLC/WorldCa467927494

His sojourn there, which last many years, is brilliantly recounted in the simple book "Memoranda During the War". While working at the Patent Office during the war, Whitman volunteered much time caring and tending the wounded at the many Civil War hospitals that sprang up to take care of the men/5(8).

Memoranda During the War is written in prose that often compares well for beauty and intensity with the best poems in Leaves of Grass. It is easy to see why the book has served as a model for writers on the desolations of war from Stephen Crane to Hemingway Memoranda during the war book our own day." - /5(10).

Memoranda During the War book. Read 21 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. These reflections by one of America's greatest poets on th /5. Drum-Taps and Memoranda During the War, by Walt Whitman, Narrated by Bronson Pinchot, produced by Audiogo, downloaded from This is a collection of Walt Whitmans jottings when he was a volunteer nurse in Washington D.C.

during the Civil War/5. During the Civil War, fromWalt Whitman spent much of his time with wounded soldiers, both in the field and in the hospitals. The 40 notebooks he filled became the basis for the extraordinary diary of a medic in the Civil War.

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The book offers an astounding amalgam of death portraits, anecdotes of battle, last words, messages to distant loved ones, and remarkably restrained and muted descriptions of pain, dismemberment, and dying--all of it, however grim, suffused with Whitman's undiminished enthusiasm and affection for these young soldiers.

Get this from a library. Memoranda during the war. [Walt Whitman; Peter Coviello] -- "In December ofhaving read his brother's name in a casualty list, Walt Whitman rushed from Brooklyn to the war front, where he found his brother wounded but recovering. But Whitman also found.

While searching for his wounded brother during the Civil War, Walt Whitman found his vocation as a volunteer at military hospitals. These Memoranda record the sights and sounds he encountered: soldiers' anecdotes of recent battles and army life, their last words and final messages, and Whitman's own reflections on the conflict's day-to-day and historical significance.

Memoranda During the War is written in prose that often compares well for beauty and intensity with the best poems in Leaves of Grass. It is easy to see why the book has served as a model for writers on the desolations of war from Stephen Crane to Hemingway to our own day." —Michael Moon, Johns Hopkins University.

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From the PublisherFormat: NOOK Book (Ebook). Title: Memoranda During the War By: Walt Whitman, Bob Blaisdell Format: Paperback Number of Pages: Vendor: Dover Publications Dimensions: X X (inches) Weight: 4 ounces ISBN: ISBN Stock No: WWPages: Much had happened in the ten years since the war.

Published three years after the Credit Mobilier scandal of the Grant administration, two years after the "salary grab" ofand in the midst of the worst economic depression in American history, Memoranda During the War is indeed "a book of the time," as Whitman knew.

But it is a book as. Memoranda During the War is written in prose that often compares well for beauty and intensity with the best poems in Leaves of Grass. It is easy to see why the book has served as a model for writers on the desolations of war from Stephen Crane to Hemingway to our own day." —Michael Moon, Johns Hopkins University.

From the Publisher1/5(1). In Whitman copyrighted Memoranda During the War, and in the following year released the volume via a private printing of approximately one thousand copies. Much of Memoranda had already appeared in five articles he had written for the New York Times during the war and six articles published in the New York Weekly Graphic in (the journalism link will take you to etexts of these pieces).

Overview: Title: Whitman's Memoranda During The War Type of Content: Image Category: Book Cover[field_event_category][field_quote_category]: Parent Content: Walt Whitman: Originally Posted:. Memoranda during the war by: Whitman, Walt, Published: () The sacrificial years: a chronicle of Walt Whitman's experiences in the Civil War / by: Whitman, Walt, Published: () Daybooks and notebooks / by: Whitman, Walt, This book is the latest result of a ten-year collaboration between photographer Danh and poet-artist Schultz.

Their first book, Ancestral Altars, features Danh’s chlorophyll prints and the poems Schultz wrote in response to War Memoranda exhibition, mounted by the Taubman Museum of Art, continues to travel to museums around the country.

Walt Whitman spent much of his time with wounded soldiers, both in the field and in the hospitals. The 40 notebooks he filled became the basis for this extraordinary diary of a medic in the Civil War. Memoranda During the War () by Walt WhitmanPages: "The real war will never get in the books," Walt Whitman wrote in this diary he kept during the Civil War.

Whitman chronicled his visits to Washington, D.C. hospitals where he comforted wounded men and assisted nurses and doctors. This journal, written by one of America's greatest poets and writers, captures the details and ironies of war.

"DURING the Union War I commenced at the close ofand continued steadily through '63, '64, and '65, to visit the sick and wounded of the Army, both on the. Manuscript/Mixed Material Thomas Biggs Harned Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman: Miscellany, ; Memoranda during the War, []; Portions of three copies of the book Enlarge View 47 images in sequence.

Read "Memoranda During the War Civil War Journals, " by Walt Whitman available from Rakuten Kobo. These reflections by one of America's greatest poets on the nation's most momentous struggle began when Walt Whitman dis Brand: Dover Publications.

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Memoranda During the War by Walt Whitman,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). Drum-Taps and Memoranda During the War audiobook, by Walt Whitman Walt Whitman experienced first-hand the ravages of the Civil War as a volunteer nurse in the hospitals of Washington DC. During that time, he filled notebooks with “impromptu jottings” that became the basis of two works: Drum-Taps, a collection of seventy-one poems, and ;Memoranda during the.

Buy Memoranda During the War Books online at best prices in India by Peter Coviello, Walt Whitman from Buy Memoranda During the War online of India’s Largest Online Book Store, Only Genuine Products. Lowest price and. During that time, he filled notebooks with "impromptu jottings" that became the basis of two works: Drum-Taps, a collection of 71 poems, and Memoranda During the War, an intimate diary of his experience tending to the sick and dying during the war.

These two historical works are presented here, narrated by acclaimed actor Bronson Pinchot. Memoranda During the War First published in book form inWhitman's Memoranda recounts soldiers' anecdotes of recent battles and army life as well as their last words and final messages to faraway friends and family.

Whitman recorded his impressions of Abraham Lincoln, whom he frequently encountered on the city streets, and his.

Memoranda During the War by Walt Whitman NY: Oxford University Press, ISBN (5) and looking over all, in my remembrance, the tall form of President Lincoln, with his face of deep-cut lines, with the large, kind, canny eyes, the compexion of dark brown, and the tinge of weird melancholy saturating : Gmoke.

Memoranda During the War - Memoranda During the War audiobook, by Walt Whitman "The real war will never get in the books," Walt Whitman wrote in this diary he kept during the Civil War. Whitman chronicled his visits to Washington, D.C. hospitals where he comforted wounded men and assisted nurses and doctors.

This journal, written by one of America's greatest poets and.The book consists of journal entries detailing his encounters with soldiers and doctors, his thoughts on particular battles and on the meanings of the war for the nation, and .His journal entries express in simple, heartfelt terms his Civil War experiences.

First published in book form inWhitman's Memoranda recounts soldiers' anecdotes of recent battles and army life as well as their last words and final messages to faraway friends and family.

Whitman recorded his impressions of Abraham Lincoln, whom he /5(7).