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America rediscovered : critical essays on literature and film of the Vietnam War

Author: Owen W Gilman; Lorrie Smith
Publisher: New York : Garland, 1990.
Series: Garland reference library of the humanities, vol. 986.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
America rediscovered.
New York : Garland, 1990
(OCoLC)555840717
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Owen W Gilman; Lorrie Smith
ISBN: 0824019423 9780824019426
OCLC Number: 21969629
Description: xix, 386 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Re-writing America : literature as cultural revision in the new Vietnam fiction / Philip D. Beidler --
Carnival and carnage : falling like rock stars and second lieutenants / Michael Bellamy --
Men, women, and Vietnam / Milton J. Bates --
Unlearning to remember Vietnam / Donald Ringnalda --
Vision and tradition in Vietnam War fiction / Philip K. Jason --
Disarming the war story / Lorrie Smith --
Narrative strategies in recent Vietnam War fiction / Marilyn Durham --
A dual perspective : first-person narrative in Vietnam film and drama / David J. DeRose --
"Vietnam and sexual violence" : the movie / Cynthia J. Fuchs --
Vocabularies of experience / J.T. Hansen --
The helicopter and the punji stick : central symbols of the Vietnam War / H. Palmer Hall. Rereading The deer hunter : Michael Cimino's deliberate American epic / Robert E. Bourdette, Jr. --
Style in Dispatches : heteroglossia and Michael Herr's break with conventional journalism / Matthew C. Stewart --
Going after Cacciato : Tim O'Brien's "separate peace" / Robert M. Slabey --
Pluralities of vision : Going after Cacciato and Tim O'Brien's short fiction / Catherine Calloway --
Narrative structure in Apocalypse now / David Everett Whillock --
Bottles of violence : fragments of Vietnam in Emily Mann's Still life / Kate Beaird Meyers --
Symbolic nihilism in Platoon / William J. Palmer --
After the apocalypse : narrative movement in Larry Heinemann's Paco's story / Nancy Anisfield. "Depending on the light" : Yusef Komunyakaa's Dein Cai Dau / Vicente F. Gotera --
The fictive American Vietnam War film : a filmography / David Everett Whillock --
Soldier-poets of the Vietnam War / W.D. Ehrhart --
Gone to flowers : theatre and drama of the Vietnam War / Weldon B. Durham --
Telling it like it was : the nonfiction literature of the Vietnam War / Jacqueline E. Lawson.
Series Title: Garland reference library of the humanities, vol. 986.
Responsibility: edited by Owen W. Gilman, Jr., Lorrie Smith.

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