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Plots of war : modern narratives of conflict

Author: Isabel Capeloa Gil; Adriana Alves de Paula Martins
Publisher: Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, 2012.
Series: Culture & conflict, Bd. 2.
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"Plots of War: Modern Narratives of Conflict discusses the dynamics of change and transformation that underlie the troubled project of modernity and shows how deeply it has been shaped by war and violence. The narrative of war, the emplotment of violence in historic and mainly in symbolic terms, is deeply embedded in the construction of individual and collective memories, but it also helps to shape the mediation of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Isabel Capeloa Gil; Adriana Alves de Paula Martins
ISBN: 9783110282870 3110282879 9783110283037 3110283034
OCLC Number: 798612775
Description: vi, 219 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Plots of War / Martins, Adriana --
Works Cited --
I. Post-memory Narratives. The Children of the Colonial War: Post-Memory and Representations / Ribeiro, Margarida Calafate/ Vecchi, Roberto / Ribeiro, António Sousa ; The (In)Visibility of Colonial Wars in Mia Couto and J.M. Coetzee / Vieira, Patrícia ; Public Memories in Italy: Contemporary Narratives about the Italian Colonial Past / Jedlowski, Paolo ; Remembering the Spanish Republican Exile: An Audiovisual Return / Rothauge, Caroline. --
II. Othering the Battleground. The (In)Visibility of War in British Novels of the Twentieth Century / Nünning, Vera ; Unmasking Violence and Domination: Mechtilde Lichnowsky and the 20th Century (Word) Wars / Emonts, Anne Martina ; Porn, Rape and the Fall of the Third Reich: On Thor Kunkel's Novel Endstufe / Garraio, Júlia ; Palestinian Women's Bodies as a Battlefield / Wadi, Shahd. --
III. Emplotting the Nation Addressing Wounds: Whitman Engaged / Duarte, Lara ; How to Forge a Victory out of a Defeat: Uses of War in Finnish Nation Building / Lyytikäinen, Pirjo ; The Crusaders: Representations of the American Soldier in the Second World War American Novel / Martins, Isabel Oliveira ; Making Violence Visible in Vietnam War Narratives: The Case of A Rumor of War / Rosso, Stefano ; The Subversive and the Sublime: Aspects of the British, German and Portuguese Critical Reception of 'Anti-War' Films in the Aftermath of May '68 / Bär, Gerald.
Series Title: Culture & conflict, Bd. 2.
Responsibility: edited by Isabel Capeloa Gil, Adriana Martins.
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