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War and words : horror and heroism in the literature of warfare

War and words : horror and heroism in the literature of warfare

Author: Sara Munson Deats
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Munson Deats
ISBN: 0739105795 9780739105795
OCLC Number: 260117960
Description: x, 353 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: 1 I. Introduction 2 Introduction: War and Words 3 Part I: Arms and the Man: Voices from the Center 4 Chapter 1: Stories of War and Peace: Sacred, Secular, and Holy 5 Chapter 2: The Chalice and the Blade: Engendering War in Classical Literature 6 Chapter 3: Violence, Terrorism, and War in Marlowe's Tamburlaine Plays 7 Chapter 4: Henry V at War: Christian King or Model Machiavel 8 Chapter 5: 'Born for Opposition': Lord Bryon's Irresistible Tug-of-War 9 Chapter 6: 'Civilized Barbarity': Melville and the Dark Paradoxes of Waging Modern War 10 Chapter 7: Editha's War: 'How Glorious!' 11 Chapter 8: Make War on War: A Shavian Conundrum 12 Chapter 9: Words, War, and Peace: The Nature of Orwell's Pacifism 13 Chapter 10: Understanding Hemingway's Multiple Voices of War: A Rhetorical Study 14 Part II: Arms and the Other: Voices from the Margins 15 Chapter 11: Seule la culture desinteressee': Virginia Woolf, Gender, and Culture in Time of War 16 Chapter 12: Propaganda, Militarism, and the Home Front in Helen Zenna Smith's Not So Quiet . . . Stepdaughters of War 17 Chapter 13: Who's Speaking? What Are They Saying? Women, Words, and War 18 Chapter 14: War of Words: War 'with' and 'against' in African-American Literature 19 Epilogue: Marlowe in tempore belli
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This scrupulously gathered collection of essays pursues a striking concept. . . . How does literary genius, from Homer to Shakespeare to Tolstoi and Yeats, manage to lift the horror of war, savagery, Read more...

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