Theaters of War: America's Perceptions of World War II

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Unique - the author ties in films, literature, theatre and art, as well as covering key periods of American modern history Covers many well known films and literature including For Whom the Bell Tolls , All Quiet on the Western Front , and Stanley Kubrick's Paths of Glory
Introduction: Faces of War BOOK I: THE JOURNEY BACK TO WAR - 1918-1941 The Ghost War Rumors of War A War Warning BOOK II: THE THING ITSELF: REPRESENTING THE WAR IN PROCESS AND ITS IMMEDIATE AFTERMATH (1941-1949) Why We Fight The Great Crusade The Best Years of Their Lives BOOK III: CONSTRUCTING AND RECONSTRUCTING THE 'GOOD WAR' (1949-1970) Let's Saddle Up and Get Back to the War Longest Days in the Good War Conscientious Objection BOOK IV: HELLO, DARKNESS (19702 - present) Now It Can Be Told: Re-opening the Old Wounds Discovering and Constructing the Greatest Generation Helkl or Glory, fussell or Ambrose Conclusion: Memoir and Memorial: Before the Last Man Passes
Historian Vincent Casaregola examines the portrayal of WWII in popular culture and how that protrayal has changed over time. By examining WWII films, literature, theatre and art from the Cold War era, the Vietnam War, the Reagan years, and present day, he seeks to understnad the part played by current politics, events and conflicts.
Autor: V. Casaregola
VINCENT CASAREGOLA is Professor of English and Director of the English Department Writing Program at Saint Louis University, USA.

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Autor: V. Casaregola
ISBN-13 :: 9781403964861
ISBN: 1403964866
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.12.2009
Gewicht: 454g
Seiten: 281
Sprache: Englisch
Auflage 2009
Sonstiges: Buch, 218x140x23 mm
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