University of Georgia Press
Rousing Compassion through the Sword
Kevin Pelletier’s Apocalyptic Sentimentalism: Love and Fear in U.S. Antebellum Literature argues that nineteenth century sentimentalists did not come to bring peace, but a sword. Pelletier posits that antebellum Americans used rhetorical threats ....
"Apocalyptic Sentimentalism: Love and Fear in U.S. Antebellum Literature,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 17
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol17/iss2/22