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A trauma artist : Tim O'Brien and the fiction of Vietnam

Author: Mark A Heberle
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study examines how Tim O'Brien's works variously rewrite his own traumatization during the war in Vietnam by offering a never-ending fiction that "recovers" personal experience by both  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Heberle, Mark A.
Trauma artist.
Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)606539601
Named Person: Tim O'Brien; Tim O'Brien; Tim O'Brien; Tim O'Brien; Tim (Schriftsteller) O'Brien
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark A Heberle
ISBN: 0877457603 9780877457602 0877457611 9780877457619
OCLC Number: 45505923
Description: xxvii, 344 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction. Vietnam as Figure and Symptom: "We've All Been There" --
A Trauma Artist --
The Fiction of Vietnam --
Fabricating Trauma --
"The Vietnam in Me" --
O'Brien's Endless War --
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Vietnam --
PTSD and Writing --
O'Brien's Art of Trauma --
Writing Beyond Vietnam --
A Bad War --
Origins of If I Die in a Combat Zone --
Fictionalized Testimony --
O'Brien's Self-Representation: Soldier Versus Writer --
Moral Combat --
Combat Zone as Source for a Career --
The Old Man and the Pond --
Self-Displacement in Northern Lights --
Literary Mimicry: Realism, Symbolism, Allegory --
Harvey's Story: Vietnam as Tragicomedy --
Paul's Story: The Feminization of Virtue --
Novel Revisions --
A Soldier's Dream --
The Re-covering of Trauma: Paul Berlin as Tim O'Brien --
Cacciato: From Short Stories to Trauma Narrative --
"Going After Cacciato": From Catalog to Breakdown --
Paul Berlin: From Breakdown to Trauma Writing --
The Quest for Cacciato: Fantasy and the Burial of the Dead --
The Observation Post: Retraumatization and Endless Fantasy --
The Bombs Are Real --
An Ambitious Failure? --
The Traumatization of William Cowling --
Parabolic Fiction: Mutual Assured Destruction and Civil Defense --
The Nuclear Age and Vietnam --
The Failure of William Cowling --
True War Stories --
Recirculated Trauma, Endless Fiction --
The Things They Carried as Self-Revision --
"How to Tell a True War Story": Misreading Tim O'Brien --
Other Refabrications of Trauma --
"The Lives of the Dead": Bringing Them Back Alive.
Responsibility: Mark A. Heberle.

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