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The alienated war veteran in film and literature

Author: Emmett Early
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina ; London : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The veterans' culture in postwar eras, World War I to present, is examined in this book, with specific attention to the historic events of each era as they influence veterans, and the literature and movies produced about veterans and by veterans, detailing what is common and expected with returning veterans, and unique for each postwar era"--
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Emmett Early
ISBN: 9780786474998 0786474998
OCLC Number: 853310480
Description: vii, 230 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Kurosawa's masterless samurai and the modern war veteran --
Films featuring veterans of the wars on terror --
The war veteran in a dark time --
The Vietnam war veteran as America's shadow --
The odyssean man --
The creature and the child: postwar adjustment through relationships --
Psychological trauma and creativity --
Movies and the alienation of war veterans --
Movies reviewed --
Postscript.
Responsibility: Emmett Early.

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