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The Resource The Edinburgh companion to twentieth-century British and American war literature, edited by Adam Piette and Mark Rawlinson

The Edinburgh companion to twentieth-century British and American war literature, edited by Adam Piette and Mark Rawlinson

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The Edinburgh companion to twentieth-century British and American war literature
Title
The Edinburgh companion to twentieth-century British and American war literature
Statement of responsibility
edited by Adam Piette and Mark Rawlinson
Title variation
Twentieth-century British and American war literature
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Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The first reference to literary and cultural representations of war in 20th-century English & US literature and film. Coving the two World Wars, the Spanish Civil War, the Cold War, the Vietnam War, the Troubles in Northern Ireland and the War on Terror, this Companion reveals the influence of modern wars on the imagination. These newly researched and innovative essays connect 'high' literary studies to the engagement of film and theatre with warfare, extensively cover the literary and cultural evaluation of the technologies of war and open the literary field to genre fiction. Divided into 5 sections:. <ol> 20th-Century Wars and Their Literatures Bodies, Behaviours, Cultures The Cultural Impact of the Technologies of Modern War The Spaces of Modern War Genres of War Culture </ol> Key Features. All-new original essays commissioned from major critics and cultural historians Reflects the way war studies are currently being taught and researched: in the volume's approach, structure and breadth of coverage For scholars: core arguments and detailed research topics For students: Historically grounded topic- and genre-based essays, useful forstudying the modern period and war modules
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
820.93581
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR408.W37
LC item number
E35 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Piette, Adam
  • Rawlinson, Mark
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  • War in literature
  • English literature
  • American literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • American literature
  • English literature
  • War in literature
Label
The Edinburgh companion to twentieth-century British and American war literature, edited by Adam Piette and Mark Rawlinson
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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Contents
Occasioning peace: three poems of the Anglo-Boer War / Helen Goethals -- 'The essentially modern attitude toward war': English poetry of the great war / Jane Potter -- Debatable ground: freedom and constraint in British First World War prose fiction / Sharon Ouditt -- One of ours in context: the American World War I novel / Jennifer Haytock -- The 'moaning of the world' and the 'words that bring me peace' modernism and the First World War / Sara Haslam -- The great war and the moving image: cinema and memory / Michael Paris -- Irish writing of insurrection and civil war, 1916-39 / Matthew Campbell -- The poetry of the Spanish Civil War / James Fountain -- 'Lucid song': the poetry of the Second World War / Jonathan Bolton -- American poets of World War II / Margot Norris -- Writing after Nuremberg: the judicial imagination in the age of the trauma trial / Lyndsey Stonebridge -- The Second World War in American fiction / John Limon -- The Second World War in British drama since 1968 / Victoria Stewart -- Holocaust testimony: understanding and criticism / Bob Eaglestone -- Holocaust film / Barry Langford -- O, do not dream of peace: American poetry of the Korean War / William D. Ehrhart -- The fictions of nuclear war, from Hiroshima to Vietnam / Adam Piette -- Cold war films / Jonathan Auerbach -- Britain's small wars: domesticating 'emergency' / Lee Erwin -- The disappeared and the damned: duplicity, complicity and reality in the literature of the Pax Americana / Kris Anderson -- Vietnam fictions / Mark A. Heberle -- 'Will there be peace again?': American and Vietnamese poetry on the Vietnam/American war / Subarno Chattarji -- Poetry and the Northern Ireland 'troubles' / Fran Brearton -- The literature of the Falklands/Malvinas War / Jon Begley -- 'An uneven killing field': British literature and the former Yugoslavia / Andrew Hammond -- Sacrifice and the sublime since 11 September 2001 / Alex Houen -- War memorials / David Goldie -- Unsettled memory: a meditation on contested ground / Jane Creighton -- War, policing and surveillance: Pat Barker and the secret state / Jessica Meacham -- American psychiatry, World War II and the Korean War / Martin Halliwell -- Pacifists and conscientious objectors / Ian Patterson -- The representation of refugees in Arthur Koestler's Arrival and departure and Caryl Phillips's A distant shore / Sissy Helff -- 'These rooms / run into each other like tunnels / leading to the underworld': race in war literature / Mark W. Van Wienen -- A spy under every bed: espionage and popular literature from the First World War / Celia M. Kingsbury -- Reflections on the enemy: from evil Nazis to good Germans / Petra Rau -- Camouflage and the re-enchantment of warfare / Mark Rawlinson -- Warplane / David Pascoe -- Monsarrat's Corvettes and the Battle of the Atlantic / Jonathan Rayner -- Submarine novels 'after history' / Hamish Mathison -- 'An ecstasy of fumbling': gas warfare, 1914-18 and the uses of affect / Santanu Das -- Paul Virilio as twentieth-century military strategist: war, cinema and the logistics of perception / John Armitage -- World electric, so finite: radio, poetry and the séance in World War I / Jane Lewty -- The trenches / Allyson Booth -- Literature of the camps in the Second World War / Sue Vice -- 'That fighting was a long way off': desert and jungle war poems / Peter Robinson -- Cityscape: the bombed city in the Second World War/ Leo Mellor -- The eight-week college of the age of extremes: the barracks and the training ground / Glyn Salton-Cox -- Contemporary war drama: Caryl Churchill / Julia Boll -- Nuclear war in science fiction / David Seed -- The children's war / Katie Trumpener -- The troubles with the thriller: Northern Ireland, political violence and the peace process / Aaron Kelly -- Fantasies of complicity in the Second World War / R.W. Maslen -- Visualising the transformations of war: war and art in the twentieth century / Roger Tolson -- Twentieth-century spy fiction / James Purdon -- 'Play up and play the game!': the narrative of war games / Esther MacCallum-Stewart -- War correspondence / Kate McLoughlin -- Thinking war / Nick Mansfield
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795695205
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1 online resource (x, 590 pages)
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Isbn
9780748653911
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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illustrations
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(OCoLC)795695205
Label
The Edinburgh companion to twentieth-century British and American war literature, edited by Adam Piette and Mark Rawlinson
Publication
Copyright
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
Occasioning peace: three poems of the Anglo-Boer War / Helen Goethals -- 'The essentially modern attitude toward war': English poetry of the great war / Jane Potter -- Debatable ground: freedom and constraint in British First World War prose fiction / Sharon Ouditt -- One of ours in context: the American World War I novel / Jennifer Haytock -- The 'moaning of the world' and the 'words that bring me peace' modernism and the First World War / Sara Haslam -- The great war and the moving image: cinema and memory / Michael Paris -- Irish writing of insurrection and civil war, 1916-39 / Matthew Campbell -- The poetry of the Spanish Civil War / James Fountain -- 'Lucid song': the poetry of the Second World War / Jonathan Bolton -- American poets of World War II / Margot Norris -- Writing after Nuremberg: the judicial imagination in the age of the trauma trial / Lyndsey Stonebridge -- The Second World War in American fiction / John Limon -- The Second World War in British drama since 1968 / Victoria Stewart -- Holocaust testimony: understanding and criticism / Bob Eaglestone -- Holocaust film / Barry Langford -- O, do not dream of peace: American poetry of the Korean War / William D. Ehrhart -- The fictions of nuclear war, from Hiroshima to Vietnam / Adam Piette -- Cold war films / Jonathan Auerbach -- Britain's small wars: domesticating 'emergency' / Lee Erwin -- The disappeared and the damned: duplicity, complicity and reality in the literature of the Pax Americana / Kris Anderson -- Vietnam fictions / Mark A. Heberle -- 'Will there be peace again?': American and Vietnamese poetry on the Vietnam/American war / Subarno Chattarji -- Poetry and the Northern Ireland 'troubles' / Fran Brearton -- The literature of the Falklands/Malvinas War / Jon Begley -- 'An uneven killing field': British literature and the former Yugoslavia / Andrew Hammond -- Sacrifice and the sublime since 11 September 2001 / Alex Houen -- War memorials / David Goldie -- Unsettled memory: a meditation on contested ground / Jane Creighton -- War, policing and surveillance: Pat Barker and the secret state / Jessica Meacham -- American psychiatry, World War II and the Korean War / Martin Halliwell -- Pacifists and conscientious objectors / Ian Patterson -- The representation of refugees in Arthur Koestler's Arrival and departure and Caryl Phillips's A distant shore / Sissy Helff -- 'These rooms / run into each other like tunnels / leading to the underworld': race in war literature / Mark W. Van Wienen -- A spy under every bed: espionage and popular literature from the First World War / Celia M. Kingsbury -- Reflections on the enemy: from evil Nazis to good Germans / Petra Rau -- Camouflage and the re-enchantment of warfare / Mark Rawlinson -- Warplane / David Pascoe -- Monsarrat's Corvettes and the Battle of the Atlantic / Jonathan Rayner -- Submarine novels 'after history' / Hamish Mathison -- 'An ecstasy of fumbling': gas warfare, 1914-18 and the uses of affect / Santanu Das -- Paul Virilio as twentieth-century military strategist: war, cinema and the logistics of perception / John Armitage -- World electric, so finite: radio, poetry and the séance in World War I / Jane Lewty -- The trenches / Allyson Booth -- Literature of the camps in the Second World War / Sue Vice -- 'That fighting was a long way off': desert and jungle war poems / Peter Robinson -- Cityscape: the bombed city in the Second World War/ Leo Mellor -- The eight-week college of the age of extremes: the barracks and the training ground / Glyn Salton-Cox -- Contemporary war drama: Caryl Churchill / Julia Boll -- Nuclear war in science fiction / David Seed -- The children's war / Katie Trumpener -- The troubles with the thriller: Northern Ireland, political violence and the peace process / Aaron Kelly -- Fantasies of complicity in the Second World War / R.W. Maslen -- Visualising the transformations of war: war and art in the twentieth century / Roger Tolson -- Twentieth-century spy fiction / James Purdon -- 'Play up and play the game!': the narrative of war games / Esther MacCallum-Stewart -- War correspondence / Kate McLoughlin -- Thinking war / Nick Mansfield
Control code
795695205
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 590 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780748653911
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1g020dp
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)795695205

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