John Brown s Body

An American folk-epic which depicts the events of the Civil War

John Brown s Body

An American folk-epic which depicts the events of the Civil War

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John Brown's Body
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Stephen Vincent Benét
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990 - Publisher: Ivan R Dee

An American folk-epic which depicts the events of the Civil War
John Brown's Body
Language: en
Pages: 90
Authors: Stephen Vincent Benét
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 1961 - Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc

THE STORY: There are three principal speaking parts, plus a chorus that speaks and sings. Though this is technically an epic poem, it is actually a highly dramatic work with a quality of excitement unrivaled by many plays. The poem begins with John
John Brown's Body
Language: en
Pages: 226
Authors: Franny Nudelman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: UNC Press Books

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 m
John Brown's Body
Language: en
Pages: 357
Authors: Stephen Vincent Benet
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 1945-01-01 - Publisher: Prabhat Prakashan

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John Brown
Language: en
Pages: 181
Authors: Louis A. DeCaro
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHERS CO

This concise but formidable study further reveals the John Brown hidden for generations under dense layers of scholarly rhetoric and prejudice. Hackneyed characterizations are debunked, from Brown's failed businesses to his activities in Kansas and Virginia. There is also much that is new here: the real Nelson Hawkins; the decline