Cover of: John Brown Read Online

John Brown"s Body Slavery, Violence, and the Culture of War (Cultural Studies of the United States) by Franny Nudelman

  • 842 Want to read
  • ·
  • 86 Currently reading

Published by The University of North Carolina Press .
Written in English


  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • History: American,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • Symbolic aspects,
  • Civil War, 1861-1865,
  • History - U.S.,
  • USA,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor,
  • Death & Dying,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • Social Science / African-American Studies,
  • mass death; depicting war violence; battlefield death; racial violence; handling, studying, and commemorating corpses,
  • United States,
  • Body, Human,
  • Social aspects,
  • 19th century,
  • African Americans,
  • Death,
  • History

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9500541M
ISBN 100807828831
ISBN 109780807828830

Download John Brown"s Body


John Brown’s Body won the Pulitzer Prize in and it is a remarkable work. It is an epic poem of 15, words, largely of blank pentameter verse, that covers the raid at Harper’s Ferry and pivotal scenes in the Civil War until Lee’s surrender at by: John Brown's Body by Barker, A.L. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at John Brown's Body, First Edition - AbeBooks Passion for books. John Brown's Body () is an epic American poem written by Stephen Vincent title references the radical abolitionist John Brown, who raided the federal armory at Harpers Ferry in Virginia in October He was captured and hanged later that year. Benét's poem covers the history of the American Civil War. It won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in Sep 15,  · John Brown's Body. on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. One of the most widely read poems of our time, John Brown's Body is Stephen Vincent Benét's masterful retelling of the Civil War. A book of great energy and sweep/5(27).

John Brown () In his book, John Brown, Abolitionist, David S. Reynolds wrote: "No one in American history--not even Washington or Lincoln--was recognized as much in drama, verse and song as was Brown. One piece, the song, "John Brown's Body," was unique in American cultural history because of the countless transformations and. Dec 30,  · John Brown and Company makes furniture and has been a solid business for years. But young Harold Skinner wants to shake things up and make modern furniture. John Brown will have none of it. Soon Harold meets John Brown's wife, an attractive woman in her 30s, who married for money -- though she denies it/10(3). John Brown's Body book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Marise Tomelty is a child-wife who dislikes sex and is terrified o /5. See more of John Brown's Body on Facebook. Log In. or. Create New Account. See more of John Brown's Body on Facebook. Log In. Forgot account? or. Create New Account. Not Now. Community See All. 47, people like this. 47, people follow this. About See Followers: 47K.

Feb 01,  · John Brown's Body is the closest thing we have to an epic poem "about" America. And while it takes place during the civil war and makes no claim to be an authoritative history, the book is no less impressive as a literary feat. No book in the history of this country has so artfully depicted our nation's great by: John Brown Song Created / Published John Brown's Body - The Battle Hymn of the Republic - Songs and Poems- Lyrical Legacy; Song Sheets Collection of 4, song sheets for popular music from the Rare Book and Special Collections Division of the Library of Congress. Consisting of lyrics produced between the turn of the nineteenth century. John Brown's Body Song and Lyrics James Buchanan was the 15th American President who served in office from March 4, to March 4, One of the important events during his presidency was John Brown's Raid on Harpers Ferry. This article provides the words and lyrics of "John Brown's Body Lies A-Mouldering in the Grave". Singing "John Brown's Body" as they marched to war, Union soldiers sought to steel themselves in the face of impending death. As the bodies of these soldiers accumulated in the wake of battle, writers, artists, and politicians extolled their deaths as a means to national unity and Franny Nudelman.