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dc.contributor.authorTogni, Mario L.
dc.description.abstractThe intention of this essay is to explore the Civil War journals of six Confederate soldiers in the attempt to suggest a more authentic, complex, articulated vision of their perception of their war experience. Their narratives cover an extremely variegated, polyphonic range of interests, emotions, ideas beyond the expected, more or less rhetorical descriptions of military actions: from writing to cooking, from loneliness and homesickness to racist arrogance, from disease to imprisonment, from humor to fear, from dejection to frienship. Attention has also been paid to textual aspects, such as style and register, tone and rhetorical devices that imply a process of
dc.publisherPadova, Editoriale Programmait
dc.relation.ispartofAnnali di Ca' Foscari : Rivista della Facoltà di Lingue e Letterature Straniere dell'Università Ca' Foscari di Venezia, 2003, vol. 42 (1-2), pp. 275-310it
dc.title"This wholesale butchery": l'esperienza della Guerra Civile nei diari dei Confederatiit
dc.subject.keywordsAmerican Civil Warit
dc.subject.keywordsConfederate Diariesit
dc.subject.keywordsWar literatureit
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