Patriotic Gore

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Patriotic Gore

Studies in the Literature of the American Civil War

By Edmund Wilson

W. W. Norton & Company, Paperback, 9780393312560, 848pp.

Publication Date: September 17, 1994

Regarded by many critics as Edmund Wilson's greatest book, Patriotic Gore brilliantly portrays the vast political, spiritual, and material crisis of the Civil War as reflected in the lives and writings of some thirty representative Americans.