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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.


Education and Catastrophe Education and Catastrophe The War and the World

Simon J. James

in Maps of Utopia: H. G. Wells, Modernity and the End of Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199606597
eISBN:
9780191738517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606597.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In spite of its meliorist tendencies, Wells’s work also contains a strongly pessimistic strain, and frequently stages scenes of warfare and violent destruction. The War in the Air predicts an aerial ... More


PROLOGUE

Vincent Sherry

in The Great War and the Language of Modernism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195178180
eISBN:
9780199788002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178180.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The Prologue presents the need for a historically informed reading of the modernist literature prompted by the Great War of 1914-1918. The prominence of Paul Fussell's The Great War and Modern Memory ... More


No Accident, Comrade: Chance and Design in Cold War American Narratives

Steven Belletto

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199826889
eISBN:
9780199932382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199826889.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book argues that chance became a complex yet conflicted cultural signifier during the Cold War, when a range of thinkers—politicians, novelists, historians, biologists, sociologists, and ... More


Their Country, Our Culture: The Persistence of the Cold War

Steven Belletto

in No Accident, Comrade: Chance and Design in Cold War American Narratives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199826889
eISBN:
9780199932382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199826889.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Chapter six argues that many of the themes and concerns that preoccupied thinkers during the Cold War persist after 1989, a persistence that it visible both in the ways the conflict is explicitly ... More


Anti-War?: Notes on a Ghostly Concept

Giorgio Mariani

in Waging War on War: Peacefighting in American Literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039751
eISBN:
9780252097850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039751.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter discusses the ghostly nature of anti-war literature. Even though anti-war literature remains until now largely untheorized, the label continues to be employed and to complicate most ... More


Accidents Going Somewhere to Happen: African-American Self-Definition at Mid-Century

Steven Belletto

in No Accident, Comrade: Chance and Design in Cold War American Narratives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199826889
eISBN:
9780199932382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199826889.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Beginning with a discussion of Colson Whitehead’s more recent novel The Intuitionist (1999), chapter four covers a range of works, from the most influential African-American novels of mid-century, ... More


Introduction

Alice Fahs

in The Imagined Civil War: Popular Literature of the North and South, 1861-1865

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807825815
eISBN:
9781469604268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899298_fahs.4
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to explore the imaginative dimensions of shared Northern and Southern literary sensibilities by examining several themes and genres of ... More


Conclusion

Debbie Pinfold

in The Child’s View of the Third Reich in German Literature: The Eye Among the Blind

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199245659
eISBN:
9780191697487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245659.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter considers the extent in which the German preoccupation with the child is embedded in the deeper artistic and moral concerns of post-war German literature. The interest in the childlike ... More


Popular Literary Culture in Wartime

Alice Fahs

in The Imagined Civil War: Popular Literature of the North and South, 1861-1865

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807825815
eISBN:
9781469604268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899298_fahs.5
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses the impact of war on popular literary culture. War changed what people read, what was available to read, and how, where, and with what expectations they read it. It altered the ... More


Afterword

Syrine Hout

in Post-War Anglophone Lebanese Fiction: Home Matters in the Diaspora

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748643424
eISBN:
9780748676569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643424.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The Afterword sums up the permutations of homeness found in these examples of post-war Anglophone Lebanese literature. The connotative range of ‘home’ is wide, extending from the most private and ... More


The Forgotten Front: The Eastern Theater of World War I, 1914 - 1915

Gerhard P. Gross (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813175416
eISBN:
9780813175447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175416.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book presents research on the eastern front of World War I, a subject comparatively eclipsed by scholarly study of the western front. Focusing on the first two years of the war, the volume ... More


Introduction

Andrew Frayn

in Writing disenchantment: British First World War prose, 1914-30

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089220
eISBN:
9781781707333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089220.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The introduction sets forth a genealogy of disenchantment, from mid and late nineteenth-century fears of degeneration as a consequence of anthropological work, anxieties about increasing ... More


Introduction Post-War Anglophone Lebanese Fiction: Roots and Routes

Syrine Hout

in Post-War Anglophone Lebanese Fiction: Home Matters in the Diaspora

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748643424
eISBN:
9780748676569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643424.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The introductory chapter is divided into two sections: the first one, focusing on roots, is a review of Arabic-language Lebanese war literature of the 1970s and 1980s, its main authors, and trends, ... More


The Reality of War and the War Experience of Russian Soldiers on the Russian Western Front, 1914–1915

Igor Narskij

in The Forgotten Front: The Eastern Theater of World War I, 1914 - 1915

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813175416
eISBN:
9780813175447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175416.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History

Arguing that the war in the east has been overshadowed in public remembrance by literary depictions of the war on the western front, Eva Horn delves into novelistic portrayals of the eastern front. ... More


Welcome to the Suck: Narrating the American Soldier's Experience in Iraq

Stacey Peebles

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449468
eISBN:
9780801460944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449468.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Our collective memories of World War II and Vietnam have been shaped as much by memoirs, novels, and films as they have been by history books. This book examines the growing body of contemporary war ... More


The Feminized War

Alice Fahs

in The Imagined Civil War: Popular Literature of the North and South, 1861-1865

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807825815
eISBN:
9781469604268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899298_fahs.8
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter focuses on stories and vignettes on the role of women in the war effort. Articles, illustrations, and stories emphasized the importance of women's domestic labor for the war effort, ... More


The Sensational War

Alice Fahs

in The Imagined Civil War: Popular Literature of the North and South, 1861-1865

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807825815
eISBN:
9781469604268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899298_fahs.11
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter focuses on sensational wartime literature. Sensational literature stressed the romance, excitement, and adventure of war. Sensational novels occupied a particular niche in commercial ... More


A Boys' and Girls' War

Alice Fahs

in The Imagined Civil War: Popular Literature of the North and South, 1861-1865

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807825815
eISBN:
9781469604268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899298_fahs.12
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter focuses on war literature for children in the North. Titles such as Charles Carleton Coffin's My Days and Nights on the Battlefield and Oliver Optic's The Sailor Boy and The Soldier Boy ... More


Writing disenchantment: British First World War prose, 1914-30

Andrew Frayn

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089220
eISBN:
9781781707333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089220.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book argues that disenchantment is not only a response to wartime experience, but a condition of modernity with a language that finds extreme expression in First World War literature. The ... More


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