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THE LAND ITSELF

THE LAND ITSELF

by Jared Carter

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2019
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NEW copy, trade paperback. Introductory essay by BJ Omanson, photographs by Jared Carter, 57 pages. ~~~ "Jared Carter's poetry -- in its fidelity both to the letter and the spirit of the land -- does something that art should never lose sight of: it adheres so scrupulously to the world as it is, to the 'local habitation' in all its… Read more about this item
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DARK HILLS OF HOME

DARK HILLS OF HOME

by Marc Harshman

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Published
2022
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NEW copy, paperback. Illustrations, 35 pages. ~~~ Every poem in the "Dark Hills of Home" had its birth among the foothills and hollows of the western Alleghenies, between the Ohio and Monongahela rivers in the heart of Appalachia--- where the sun rises late and sets early, and the night is never entirely absent. ~~~~~ Illustrated with period engravings and printed… Read more about this item
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THE TOWER AT THE EDGE OF THE WOOD: Bois Belleau, Seventy-five Years After

THE TOWER AT THE EDGE OF THE WOOD: Bois Belleau, Seventy-five Years After

by BJ Omanson

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2017
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NEW copy, paperback. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Illustrations, Night after night through heavy shellfire, Alpheus Appenheimer, a private with the 6th Machine Gun Battalion, 4th Brigade of Marines, hauled ammunition to front-line positions of his company with a 4-line mule-team and wagon during the fiercest fighting at Belleau Wood. ~~~ For years after the war, Alpheus hoped to return to Belleau… Read more about this item
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THE BETTER ANGEL: Walt Whitman in the Civil War

THE BETTER ANGEL: Walt Whitman in the Civil War

by Roy Morris, Jr.

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First Edition
Published
2000
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Hardcover with dust jacket
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VG/NF. Hardcover in dust jacket in near fine condition except for remainder mark on bottom edge of book. ~~~ Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index, 270 pages. ~~~ "This deftly written, almost unbearably moving book serves to remind us powerfully of the horrors faced by the wounded on the Civil War battlefields, of the genius and compassion of Walt Whitman in dealing… Read more about this item
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LONGFELLOW IN THE AFTERMATH OF MODERNISM

LONGFELLOW IN THE AFTERMATH OF MODERNISM

by Dana Gioia

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2023
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New paperback. Illustrated, bibliography, picture credits, 117 pages. ~~~ "The renaissance in Longfellow studies can be said to have begun in 1993 with the publication in The Columbia History of American Poetry of "Longfellow in the Aftermath of Modernism," a lengthy essay by the California poet and educator Dana Gioia, who would later serve as director of the National Endowment… Read more about this item
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THREE YEARS ON THE NOWHERE ROAD: The Awakening of a Poetic Sensibility

THREE YEARS ON THE NOWHERE ROAD: The Awakening of a Poetic Sensibility

by BJ Omanson

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2018
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In his memoir, Three Years on the Nowhere Road, BJ Omanson recounts the strange and haphazard road that led him to a life of poetry-- a life of inadequate means, manual labor, wilderness solitude and-- as he was a high-school dropout-- nothing whatever to do with writing programs or academia. ---- In November of 1972, married scarcely a year and… Read more about this item
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STARK COUNTY POEMS

STARK COUNTY POEMS

by BJ Omanson

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2018
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Consisting of over fifty poems, from short lyrics in a variety of forms to lengthy blank verse and free verse narratives, "Stark County Poems" portrays the history of a small rural county in central Illinois, along the upper Spoon River valley. ~~ Chronologically arranged, and incorporating letters, newspaper articles, obituaries, family stories, early county histories and diaries, the poems cover… Read more about this item
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BEFORE THE CLANGOR OF THE GUN: The First World War Poetry of John Allan Wyeth

BEFORE THE CLANGOR OF THE GUN: The First World War Poetry of John Allan Wyeth

by BJ Omanson

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2018
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This, the first full-length study of the recently rediscovered poet of the First World War, John Allan Wyeth, contains several in-depth studies of the poetry as well as a wealth of new biographical material. Essays include: ~~ John Allan Wyeth: Lost Poet of the Lost Generation. ~~ Artistry & Authenticity in the War Sonnets of John Allan Wyeth. ~~ A Yank at the… Read more about this item
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