Case 6: 1901-1914
his analysis of Civil War novels from 1861 - 1950, Robert A. Lively
says the concept that all soldiers, North and South, were brave, heroic,
and patriotic "was a bestseller view at the turn of the century;
genteel broadmindedness before the torment of brothers divided served
as standard palliative for lingering bitterness," (Lively, 1957).
Fahs, Alice. The Imagined Civil War: Popular Literature of the North and South, 1861 - 1865. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2001.
Lively, Robert A. Fiction Fights the Civil War: An Unfinished Chapter in the Literary History of the American People. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1957.
MacLeod, Anne Scott. American Childhood: Essays on Children's Literature of the 19th and 20th Centuries. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1994.
2. Brave and Bold Weekly. New York: Street & Smith, 1910. Williamson Collection PS 648 A36 B73.
Pyrnelle, Louise-Clarke. Diddie, Dumps, and Tot: or, Plantation Child-life.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1910. Williamson Collection PS 3531
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