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The mourner's song : war and remembrance from the Iliad to Vietnam

Author: James Tatum
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press ; Bristol : University Presses Marketing, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback edView all editions and formats
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Tatum offers incisive discussions of physical and literary memorials constructed in the wake of war. The touchstone throughout is the Iliad, not just as one of the earliest war poems, but also as a powerful example of the way poetry acts as both tribute and consolation for loss.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Homer; Homer.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Tatum
ISBN: 0226789942 9780226789941
OCLC Number: 56442810
Notes: Originally published: 2003.
Description: xx, 215 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: James Tatum.

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