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Solemn Venues: War Trauma and the Expanding Nontheatrical Realm

Noah Tsika

in Traumatic Imprints: Cinema, Military Psychiatry, and the Aftermath of War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297630
eISBN:
9780520969926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297630.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In 1943, the army psychiatrist George S. Goldman began to develop a series of documentaries that could “contribute to mental health” by “removing some of the mystery connected with psychiatry and by ... More


Selling “Psycho Films”: Trauma Cinema and the Military-Industrial Complex

Noah Tsika

in Traumatic Imprints: Cinema, Military Psychiatry, and the Aftermath of War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297630
eISBN:
9780520969926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297630.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Trauma-themed military documentaries served a variety of promotional purposes—many of them strictly corporate—during and after World War II. These experiments in institutional advertising, with their ... More


“Imaging the Mind”: Military Psychiatry Meets Documentary Film

Noah Tsika

in Traumatic Imprints: Cinema, Military Psychiatry, and the Aftermath of War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297630
eISBN:
9780520969926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297630.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Focusing on World War II and its immediate aftermath, this chapter offers a genealogy of a particular documentary tendency, one tied to the concurrent rise of military psychiatry and of the ... More


A Burden Too Heavy to Bear: War Trauma, Suicide, and Confederate Soldiers

Diane Miller Sommerville

in Aberration of Mind: Suicide and Suffering in the Civil War-Era South

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643304
eISBN:
9781469643588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643304.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Examines the psychological impact of the Civil War on Confederate soldiers who suffered debilitating psychological and emotional wounds that sometimes resulted in institutionalization in insane ... More


Psychodocudramatics: Role-Playing War Trauma from the Hospital to Hollywood

Noah Tsika

in Traumatic Imprints: Cinema, Military Psychiatry, and the Aftermath of War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297630
eISBN:
9780520969926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297630.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the rise of “psychodrama,” with its insistence on the importance of performing one’s own traumatic past, in the growing field of military psychiatry. Developed by the ... More


Introduction

Diane Miller Sommerville

in Aberration of Mind: Suicide and Suffering in the Civil War-Era South

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643304
eISBN:
9781469643588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643304.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Lays out blueprint for the book by outlining methodological approaches, evidence base, and historiographical interventions (including ‘dark turn’ in Civil War scholarship) of a study on suicide and ... More


Introduction: Documenting the “Residue of Battle”

Noah Tsika

in Traumatic Imprints: Cinema, Military Psychiatry, and the Aftermath of War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297630
eISBN:
9780520969926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297630.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction considers some of the consequential intersections between Freudian psychoanalysis, military psychiatry, and documentary film in a period that predated the codification of war trauma ... More


Traumatic Imprints: Cinema, Military Psychiatry, and the Aftermath of War

Noah Tsika

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297630
eISBN:
9780520969926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297630.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Forced to contend with unprecedented levels of psychological trauma during World War II, the United States military began sponsoring a series of nontheatrical films designed to educate and even ... More


Fear and Resilience

Nancy Sherman

in Stoic Warriors: The Ancient Philosophy behind the Military Mind

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195315912
eISBN:
9780199851201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315912.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter explores Stoic conceptions of fear and resilience. It assesses the notion of replacing fear with a sage's rational caution, and the cost in terms of acknowledging human vulnerability. ... 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


Chandler and the American War Writers

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/9781496808646.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Chapter three considers the relationship between detective fiction and war fiction and the impact of one style upon the other to create a ‘war noir’. Taking examples from renowned World War One ... More


The “Cult of Personality” in the Early Brezhnev Era

Polly Jones

in Myth, Memory, Trauma: Rethinking the Stalinist Past in the Soviet Union, 1953-70

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300185126
eISBN:
9780300187212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300185126.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This concluding chapter traces the emergence of a different solution from literature to tensions in public memory, in light of the enormous, enduring significance of war victory as a usable past for ... More


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

Sarah Trott

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496808646
eISBN:
9781496808684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808646.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Hard-boiled writer Raymond Chandler created his detective Philip Marlowe not as the idealisation of heroic individualism as is commonly perceived, but as an authentic individual subjected to real ... More


Documenting the Real

Elizabeth Cowie

in Recording Reality, Desiring the Real

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816645480
eISBN:
9781452945866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816645480.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

This chapter examines two documentaries about war trauma—War Neuroses: Netley, 1917, Seale Hayne Military Hospital 1918 and Let There Be Light—to explore the ways in which nonfiction film, with its ... More


Wuhan’S Refugee Crisis

STEPHEN R. MacKINNON

in Wuhan, 1938: War, Refugees, and the Making of Modern China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254459
eISBN:
9780520934603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254459.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter addresses the central theme, the human story behind the military history: how the refugee population of Wuhan, in coping with the traumas of war, forced positive social changes and ... More


Berlin Psychoanalytic: Psychoanalysis and Culture in Weimar Republic Germany and Beyond

Veronika Fuechtner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520258372
eISBN:
9780520950382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520258372.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

One hundred years after the Berlin Psychoanalytic Institute was established, this book recovers the cultural and intellectual history connected to this vibrant organization and places it alongside ... More


The Long Goodbye

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/9781496808646.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In addition to Marlowe, Chandler’s other veteran characters also unwittingly suffer post-traumatic symptoms, and chapter six is an exploration of the most significant of Chandler’s novels and the ... More


Contemporary Warfare and the End of Heroic Nationalism?

John Hutchinson

in Nationalism and War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198798453
eISBN:
9780191839528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198798453.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

This chapter investigates if we have moved into a postnational period in which the institution of interstate war, one of the primary mechanisms of nation-state formation and reproduction, has become ... More


Characterization: The Detective as Veteran

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/9781496808646.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Chapter four explores how the symptoms of war trauma have been transferred onto Chandler’s protagonist Philip Marlowe. Marlowe’s character traits will be closely examined by considering certain ... More


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