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The Resource War, editor, Alex Vernon

War, editor, Alex Vernon

Label
War
Title
War
Statement of responsibility
editor, Alex Vernon
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book presents a variety of new essays on the perennial theme of war. For readers who are studying it for the first time, a four essays survey the critical conversation regarding the theme, explore its cultural and historical contexts, and offer close and comparative readings of key texts in the genre
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
809/.93358
Index
index present
LC call number
PN56.W3
LC item number
W325 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Vernon, Alex
Series statement
Critical insights
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • War in literature
  • War and literature
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • War and literature
  • War in literature
Label
War, editor, Alex Vernon
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
On war / Alex Vernon -- Critical contexts. Reading the Iliad: a history / Will Hacker ; Shakespeare's Henry V and just war theory / Mark A. Heberle ; American literature of the nuclear age / Doug Davis ; Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, and the Civil War: inventing the poetry of mass death / Ed Folsom -- Critical readings. Testaments of youth: writing the US war in Vietnam / Philip Beidler ; Other worlds, other wars: science fiction reinvents war / Tim Blackmore ; Women writing war: female voices from the combat zone / Catherine Calloway ; Focus Afghanistan: deep documentary immersion and genre debt in Restrepo, Camp Victory, Afghanistan, and Armadillo / Douglas A. Cunningham ; The veterans' tale: causes and consequences / Pat C. Hoy II ; From Brooke's "The soldier" to Owen's "Dulce et decorum est": the demise of "beautiful death" in the new poetics of World War I / Tom McGuire ; Strangers in strange lands: distorted landscape in the modern American military memoir / John Nelson ; The captivity narrative: an American genre / Robert C. Doyle ; War and witnessing / Elisabeth Piedmont-Marton ; Native American military involvement in (de)colonial contexts / Lindsey Claire Smith ; "Stubborn experiments": bearing witness in Holocaust literature / Dorian Stuber -- Resources. Additional works on war ; Bibliography
Control code
820011238
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 313 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781429837880
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)820011238
Label
War, editor, Alex Vernon
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
On war / Alex Vernon -- Critical contexts. Reading the Iliad: a history / Will Hacker ; Shakespeare's Henry V and just war theory / Mark A. Heberle ; American literature of the nuclear age / Doug Davis ; Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, and the Civil War: inventing the poetry of mass death / Ed Folsom -- Critical readings. Testaments of youth: writing the US war in Vietnam / Philip Beidler ; Other worlds, other wars: science fiction reinvents war / Tim Blackmore ; Women writing war: female voices from the combat zone / Catherine Calloway ; Focus Afghanistan: deep documentary immersion and genre debt in Restrepo, Camp Victory, Afghanistan, and Armadillo / Douglas A. Cunningham ; The veterans' tale: causes and consequences / Pat C. Hoy II ; From Brooke's "The soldier" to Owen's "Dulce et decorum est": the demise of "beautiful death" in the new poetics of World War I / Tom McGuire ; Strangers in strange lands: distorted landscape in the modern American military memoir / John Nelson ; The captivity narrative: an American genre / Robert C. Doyle ; War and witnessing / Elisabeth Piedmont-Marton ; Native American military involvement in (de)colonial contexts / Lindsey Claire Smith ; "Stubborn experiments": bearing witness in Holocaust literature / Dorian Stuber -- Resources. Additional works on war ; Bibliography
Control code
820011238
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 313 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781429837880
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)820011238

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