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Published on Apr 19, 2012
Recorded on April 10, 2012 here at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum, Randall Fuller, author of From "Battlefields Rising: How The Civil War Transformed American Literature", examines The Civil War's dramatic effect on American literature and explores the profound impact of the war on writers including Walt Whitman, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Herman Melville, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Emily Dickinson, and Frederick Douglass.