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A New View: Chandler and War

Sarah Trott

in War Noir: Raymond Chandler and the Hard-Boiled Detective as Veteran in American Fiction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496808646
eISBN:
9781496808684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808646.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Chapter two discusses the version of Chandler’s experiences presented by his biographers, before conducting a new and original investigation into the accuracy of their survey. Chandler’s ... More


Queen Cotton: Smuggling and the Exigencies of Citizenship during the Civil War

Sharada Balachandran Orihuela

in Fugitives, Smugglers, and Thieves: Piracy and Personhood in American Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640921
eISBN:
9781469640945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640921.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter studies the language of President Lincoln’s naval blockade of Southern ports on April 19, 1861, which frames the South as a “rebellious state” and severely limits the lawful commercial ... More


War’s Traumatic Impact

Sarah Trott

in War Noir: Raymond Chandler and the Hard-Boiled Detective as Veteran in American Fiction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496808646
eISBN:
9781496808684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808646.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Chapter one examines Chandler’s biography to question the established view of the author’s life and war experience. By employing a psychological sketch of Chandler’s experience during World War One, ... More


Introduction

Walter D. Kamphoefner

in Germans in the Civil War: The Letters They Wrote Home

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830444
eISBN:
9781469605418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876596_kamphoefner.7
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The Introduction looks at the impact the events that followed the March Revolutions of 1848 had on German Americans and on newly arriving German immigrants. The German immigrants of the 1850s arrived ... More


Germans in the Civil War: The Letters They Wrote Home

Walter D. Kamphoefner and Wolfgang Helbich (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830444
eISBN:
9781469605418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876596_kamphoefner
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

German Americans were one of the largest immigrant groups in the Civil War era, and they comprised nearly 10 percent of all Union troops. Yet little attention has been paid to their daily lives-both ... More


Mobilizing Death: Developing the Myth of Yasukuni

Akiko Takenaka

in Yasukuni Shrine: History, Memory, and Japan's Unending Postwar

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824846787
eISBN:
9780824871628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846787.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 1 traces the beginnings of the myth that developed around Yasukuni Shrine during the Asia-Pacific War: that dying for the emperor results in enshrinement at Yasukuni as a god—the most highly ... More


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