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Toward an Epistemology of Citation: “Air War and Literature”

Carol Jacobs

in Sebald'S Vision

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171823
eISBN:
9780231540100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171823.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This is a reading of Sebald's “Air War and Literature” that questions our ability to move from observation to realistic representation.


War Gothic

Thomas S. Davis

in The Extinct Scene: Late Modernism and Everyday Life

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231169424
eISBN:
9780231537889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169424.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines ways late modernists modulated the gothic in order to render the insecurity pervading everyday life in wartime Britain.


The Sonic Mindedness of the Great War: Viewing History through Auditory Lenses

Yaron Jean

in Germany in the Loud Twentieth Century: An Introduction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199759392
eISBN:
9780199918911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759392.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter explores the sonic experience of the First World War from the perspective of soldiers on the ground, in the sea, and in the air. World War I, with its extensive employment of modern ... More


Patterns of Violence: Virginia Woolf in the 1930s

Sarah Cole

in At the Violet Hour: Modernism and Violence in England and Ireland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195389616
eISBN:
9780199979226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389616.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter makes the case for reading Woolf's works—from her first novel to her last, with a special emphasis on her three primary works of the 1930s, The Years, Three Guineas, and Between the ... More


High-Altitude Daylight Precision Bombing in World War II

Phil Haun (ed.)

in Lectures of the Air Corps Tactical School and American Strategic Bombing in World War II

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813176789
eISBN:
9780813176819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176789.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This concluding chapter examines US air war planning in World War II and evaluates overall American strategic bombing effectiveness: how HADPB theory held up to the reality of combat. After sketching ... More


Kosovo, 1998–99: Reassuring the Generals with Nato’s Buy-In

Stefano Recchia

in Reassuring the Reluctant Warriors: U.S. Civil-Military Relations and Multilateral Intervention

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452918
eISBN:
9781501701559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452918.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter discusses the implications of the NATO member states' bombing campaign against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. The United States contributed the majority of the military hardware and ... More


Futures Past of Asiatic Racialization

Mark C. Jerng

in Racial Worldmaking: The Power of Popular Fiction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823277759
eISBN:
9780823280544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277759.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter pursues the connections between the modes of storytellling built in future war stories and the new global logics of race described in the previous chapter. It takes the body of ... More


The Catholic Diaspora—Experiences of Evacuation

Thomas Brodie

in German Catholicism at War, 1939-1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198827023
eISBN:
9780191865992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827023.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter analyses the impact exerted on the Catholic Church’s pastoral networks in Germany by the mass evacuation of laypeople from bombed urban areas as of 1941. Drawing on the voluminous ... More


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