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The Resource Writing after war : American war fiction from realism to postmodernism, John Limon

Writing after war : American war fiction from realism to postmodernism, John Limon

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Writing after war : American war fiction from realism to postmodernism
Title
Writing after war
Title remainder
American war fiction from realism to postmodernism
Statement of responsibility
John Limon
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In Writing After War, John Limon develops a theory of the relationship of war in general to literature in general, in order to make sense of American literary history in particular. Applying the work of war theorists Carl von Clausewitz and Elaine Scarry, John Limon argues that The Iliad inaugurates Western literature on the failure of war to be duel-like, to have a beautiful form. War's failure is literature's justification. American literary history is demarcated by wars, as if literary epochs, like the history of literature itself, required bloodshed to commence. But in chapters on periods
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Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Limon, John
Dewey number
813.009/358
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.W35
LC item number
.L566 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • War stories, American
  • American fiction
  • American fiction
  • Postmodernism (Literature)
  • Realism in literature
Label
Writing after war : American war fiction from realism to postmodernism, John Limon
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
EBC4702199
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (266 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195087581
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4702199
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL4702199
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr11273457
  • (CaONFJC)MIL44289
  • (OCoLC)191935545
Label
Writing after war : American war fiction from realism to postmodernism, John Limon
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
EBC4702199
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (266 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195087581
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4702199
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL4702199
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr11273457
  • (CaONFJC)MIL44289
  • (OCoLC)191935545

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