Reflections of the Civil War in Southern Humor PDF

Reflections of the Civil War in Southern Humor ❰Download❯ ➻ Reflections of the Civil War in Southern Humor Author Wade H. Hall – Buyprobolan50.co.uk As one of the organic forms of literature humor has always responded to and reflected the needs of the people at a given time and the Civil War and its aftermath were days of the South's greatest need the Civil eBook ☆ As one of the organic forms of literature humor has always responded to and reflected the needs of the people at a given time and the Civil War and its aftermath Reflections of PDF/EPUB or were days of the South's greatest need of the Civil War in Epub / Historians have suggested many reasons for the South's fearless stand against overwhelming numbers and resources to use General Lee's words In this short study author of the Civil PDF/EPUB ½ and historian Wade Hall adds one reason to the list the humor of the Southerner as soldier and civilian during the war and the bleak days that followed it The South arose of the Civil War in Epub / from the ashes of humiliation and defeat smiling though sometimes through tears The Southerner's sense of humor helped him to fight a war he believed honorable and to accept the bitter defeat which ended it Without the escape valve of humor many a rebel would have succumbed to despair The Southerner could smile wistfully as he looked back on a proud past and hopefully as he looked forward to an uncertain future He smiled because he read humorists like Bill Arp who once wrote somewhat serio comically that the South was conuered but not convinced In this study Hall has attempted to represent all the types of humor written in the South between the beginning of the Civil War and the beginning of World War I specifically and including war memoirs novels plays short stories poetry and songs After a survey of humor written during the war Hall discusses the soldier the Negro the poor white and the folks at home in wartime as they are reflected in the postwar humor.

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