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Soldier's heart : reading literature through peace and war at West Point

Author: Elizabeth D Samet
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A West Point English professor discusses teaching literature to young men and women preparing for war, describing the changes that have occurred since September 11, what it means to be a civilian teaching at a military academy, and what books and movies mean to her students.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Samet, Elizabeth D.
Soldier's heart.
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007
(OCoLC)608487217
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth D Samet
ISBN: 9780374180638 0374180636 9780739493762 0739493760
OCLC Number: 85830737
Description: x, 259 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Prologue: year of the plague --
Not your father's army --
"Books are weapons" --
Becoming Penelope, the only woman in the room --
To obey or not to obey --
Bibles, lots of Bibles --
The courage of soldiers --
Anatomy of sacrifice --
Epilogue: Ave atque Vale.
Responsibility: Elizabeth D. Samet.
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A West Point English professor discusses teaching literature to young men and women preparing for war, describing the changes that have occurred since September 11, what it means to be a civilian teaching at a military academy, and what books and movies mean to her students.

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