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Tales of the great American victory : World War II in politics and poetics

Tales of the great American victory : World War II in politics and poetics

Author: Diederik Oostdijk; Markha G Valenta
Publisher: Amsterdam : VU University Press, 2006.
Series: European contributions to American studies, 62.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Kongress
Conference papers and proceedings
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tales of the great American victory.
Amsterdam : VU University Press, 2006
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Diederik Oostdijk; Markha G Valenta
ISBN: 9053839763 9789053839768
OCLC Number: 71252730
Notes: Based on papers presented at the conference "The Stories of World War II," held June 21-23, 2004 at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Description: 211 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Tales of the great American victory : an introduction / Diederik Oostdijk --
Counter-memory in American poetry / Steven Gould Axelrod --
"His eyes remained wide open on his world" : John Berryman and World War II / Philip Coleman --
World War II and the gender of history : the poetry of Sylvia Plath / Lisa Katz --
Silence and speech : phased memory in Elie Wiesel and Ruth Kluger / Lorrie Goldensohn --
The race war at home : youth culture, and the the transformation of the color line on the homefront / Andrew J. Diamond --
The noir war : American narratives of World War II and its aftermath / Jeremiah B.C. Axelrod --
The veteran, his wife, and their mothers : prescriptions for psychological rehabilitation after World War II / Rebecca Jo Plant --
Poetry on the home front : Lowell, Jarrell, and Berryman / Christopher Moylan --
America versus Europe : emerging divergence in thinking about the Holocaust / G. Jan Colijn --
The reception of Victor Klemperer's Diaries 1933-1945 in contemporary American and German Holocaust scholarship / Arvi Sepp --
"Gallant efforts" : Hollywood's strategic celluloid campaign / Wilfried Wilms --
Memorializing "the good war" and "the greatest generation" on the National Mall / James Deutsch --
World War II and postmodern temporality in Thomas Pynchon's Gravity's rainbow / Paul Crosthwaite --
The Dutch race norm and the American example / Dienke Hondius --
Imperial Japan, imperial America / John W. Dower --
Epilogue : preliminary thoughts on how to believe (in) America / Markha G. Valenta.
Series Title: European contributions to American studies, 62.
Responsibility: edited by Diederik Oostdijk and Markha G. Valenta.


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