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The battle-pieces of Herman Melville

Herman Melville

The battle-pieces of Herman Melville

by Herman Melville

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Published by Thomas Yoseloff in New York, London, Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited with introduction and notes by Hennig Cohen.
ContributionsCohen, Hennig, 1919-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21229142M

  battle-pieces and aspects of the war: civil war poems by herman melville, edited and with essays by richard howard cox and paul dowling. , PROMETHEUS BOOKS in English. Battle-Pieces from the outset. Of the nine reviews it received in the wake of its publication, five were decidedly hostile--the assessments 4 running from "absolutely bad" all the way to "epileptic" — while the rest of the country maintained a non-committal silence towards a book ^Lewis Mumfordj Herman Melville: A Study of His Life and Vision.

Battle Pieces: The Civil War Poems of Herman Melville (Hardcover) Published October 7th by Castle Books Hardcover, pages. Herman Melville was born in New York City on August 1, , and received his early education in that city.. He says he gained his first love of adventure listening to his father Allan, who was an extensive traveller for his time, telling tales of the monstrous waves at sea, mountain high, of the masts bending like twigs, and all about Le Havre and Liverpool.

  Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War. By Herman Melville. NEW YORK: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, Franklin Square Read "Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War" by Herman Melville available from Rakuten Kobo. Poems by the author of Moby Dick. He explains, "With few exceptions, the Pieces in .


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Skip to main content. Try Prime Books Go Search EN Hello, Sign in 4/5(9). Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War A page from The Life and Works of Herman Melville. Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War: Publishing history of the first American edition Excerpts from the book Contemporary criticism and reviews.

Melville's Civil War Poetry Herman Melville's "Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War" () intersects two of my great interests: the Civil War and American literature. This collection of poetry has never been well-known and The battle-pieces of Herman Melville book opinion about it has always been varied and mostly lukewarm/5.

Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War () is the first book of poetry published by American author Herman Melville. The volume is dedicated "To the Memory of the Three Hundred Thousand Who in the War For the Maintenance of the Union Fell Devotedly Under the Flag of Their Country" and its 72 poems deal with the battles and personalities of the American Civil War and their Reviews: 9.

This book fills your mind with the heart wrenching truths of the days participating in the Civil War. War stories written in the most amazing and extraordinary literature I've read in a long time.

5/5. Herman Melville Limited preview - Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War Herman Melville 3/5(2). Battle-pieces and aspects of the war User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. After publishing five novels, some of which flourished and others that floundered, Melville turned his pen to poetry.

Melville based his Civil War poems on firsthand experience, and rather than glorify battle, he depicts the horrors and the waste of it. Read full.

Published inBattle-Pieces and Aspects of the War is a collection of poems about the Civil War by Herman Melville. Many of the poems are inspired by second- and third-hand accounts from print news sources (especially the Rebellion Record) and from family.

He observed the Senate's debating secession during a visit to Washington D.C. inand made a trip to the front with his brother in Melville's first published book of poems was Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War: Civil War Poems (Harper & Brothers, ).

The volume is regarded by many critics as a work as ambitious and rich as any. Buy Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War by Herman Melville from Waterstones today.

Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Herman Melville (Melville, Herman, ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article.

Melville, Herman,contrib.: Abraham Lincoln, (in Italian; Rome: United States Information Service, ), trans. by Mario Picchi and Franco Simongini, also contrib. by Robert L. Kincaid, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Earl.

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Moby-Dick; or, The Whale is an novel by American writer Herman Melville. The book is the sailor Ishmael's narrative of the obsessive quest of. Herman Melville’s family was descended from Scottish and Dutch settlers of New York and had taken leading roles in the American Revolution and in the early affairs of the United States.

One grandfather was a member of the Boston Tea Party, and the other was known for defending Fort Stanwix, New York, against the British. Melville, Herman, Battle-pieces. New York: T. Yoseloff, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Herman Melville; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University.

Libraries). In the spring ofa year after Melville published his first book of poetry, “Battle-Pieces,” his terrified wife nearly left him. Lizzie’s family hatched a plot to all but kidnap her. Battle Pieces and Aspects of the War Herman MELVILLE audiobook Selections from Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War Herman MELVILLE ( - ) Published inBattle-Pieces and Aspects of.

Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War eBook: Melville, Herman: : Kindle Store. Skip to main Hello, Sign in. Account & Lists Account Returns & Orders. Try. Prime Cart. Kindle Store. Go Search Hello Select your address Reviews: 9. Herman Melville () sailed as an ordinary seaman in the Pacific as a young man, turning these experiences into a series of romances that launched his literary career.

By he was married, had acquired a farm near Pittsfield, Massachussetts, and was hard at work on his masterpiece ry success soon faded and induring the Civil War, he moved back to New York City.

Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War () is the first book of poetry published by the American author Herman Melville. The volume is dedicated To the Memory of the Three Hundred Thousand Who in the War For the Maintenance of Pages:.

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War.Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War by Herman Melville and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Melville's first book of poetry, Battle-Pieces (), remains one of the very few great American books to have emerged from the Civil War.

Dedicated to the Union dead, it is both a deeply philosophical work of mourning and a fascinating record of events, tracking campaigns and .