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Tim O'Brien's The things they carried

Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: New York : Bloom's Literary Criticism, ©2011.
Series: Bloom's modern critical interpretations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a collection of critical essays that discuss the characters, themes, and plots of the composite novel.
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Named Person: Tim O'Brien; Tim O'Brien
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Bloom
ISBN: 9781604138733 1604138734
OCLC Number: 460053618
Description: vii, 162 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Things they carried as composite novel / Farrell O'Gorman --
Perspectives of other characters / Mats Tegmark --
"Excremental assault" in Tim O'Brien: trauma and recovery in Vietnam War literature / David R. Jarraway --
Undying uncertainty / Jim Neilson --
Challenging the law of courage and heroic identification in Tim O'Brien's If I die in a combat zone and the things they carried / Carl S. Horner --
"Afraid to admit we are not Achilles": facing Hector's dilemma in Tim O'Brien's The things they carried / Christopher Michael McDonough --
Role of the ideal (female) reader in Tim O'Brien's The things they carried: why should real women play? / Pamela Smiley --
Tim O'Brien and gender: a defense of The things they carried / Susan Farrell --
Salvation, storytelling, and pilgrimage in Tim O'Brien's The things they carried / Alex Vernon.
Series Title: Bloom's modern critical interpretations.
Other Titles: Things they carried
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.

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Presents a collection of critical essays that discuss the characters, themes, and plots of the composite novel.

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