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AMST0365

Art and Lang of the Civil War

The Art and Language of the Civil War
The course will begin with a review of the major historical events of the Civil War. We will then study the conflict through the paintings of Winslow Homer and Frederic Church, the poetry and prose of Walt Whitman, the photographs of Matthew Brady, and the political writings of Abraham Lincoln. Particular emphasis will be placed upon the thoughts and attitudes of the common soldier as reflected in his diaries and journals. 3 hrs. lect./disc.
Subject:
American Studies
Department:
Program in American Studies
Division:
Interdisciplinary
Requirements Fulfilled:
ART HIS NOR
Equivalent Courses:
HIST0364
HIST0405
AMCV0365 *

Sections

Fall 2013

AMST0365A-F13 Lecture (Wilson)

Fall 2011

AMST0365A-F11 Lecture (Wilson)

Fall 2010

AMST0365A-F10 Lecture (Wilson)

Fall 2009

AMST0365A-F09 Lecture (Wilson)

Fall 2007

AMST0365A-F07 Lecture (Wilson)

Fall 2006

AMST0365A-F06 Lecture (Wilson)