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Writing war in the twentieth century

Author: Margot Norris
Publisher: Charlottesville : University Press of Virginia, 2000.
Series: Cultural frames, framing culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An examination of why the immense violence and suffering in the 20th century failed to arouse artistic and cultural expressions powerful enough to prevent their recurrence. By looking at the whole  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Erich Maria Remarque
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margot Norris
ISBN: 0813919916 9780813919911 0813919924 9780813919928
OCLC Number: 44045556
Description: xi, 300 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Writing war in the twentieth century: an introduction --
The trace of the trenches: revisiting modernism and World War I --
The novel as war: lies and truth in Hemingway's A farewell to arms --
The novel of depopulation: Remarque's All quiet on the western front --
Unmaking and remaking a world: Thomas Keneally's book and Steven Spielberg's film of Schindler's list --
Dividing the indivisible: the fissured story of the Manhattan Project --
Writing the apocalypse of Hiroshima --
Modernism and Vietnam: Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse now --
Only the guns have eyes: military censorship and the body count in the Persian Gulf War.
Series Title: Cultural frames, framing culture.
Other Titles: Writing war in the 20th century
Responsibility: Margot Norris.

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