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Title War and words : horror and heroism in the literature of warfare / edited by Sara Munson Deats, Lagretta Tallent Lenker, and Merry G. Perry.

Imprint Lanham : Lexington Books, c2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  809.93358 W195 2004    ---  Available
Description x, 353 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents Stories of war and peace: sacred, secular, and holy / Darrell J. Fasching -- The chalice and the blade: engendering war in classical literature / Georgia E. Brown -- Violence, terrorism, and war in Marlowe's Tamburlaine plays / Robert A. Logan -- Henry V at war: Christian king of model Machiavel / Sara Munson Deats -- "Born for opposition": Lord Byron's irresistible tug-of-war / Maryhelen C. Harmon -- "Civilized barbarity": Melville and the dark paradoxes of waging modern war / R. Bruce Bickley -- Editha's war: "how glorious!" / Rosalie Murphy Baum -- Make war on war: a Shavian conundrum / Lagretta Tallent Lenker -- Words, war, and peace: the nature of Orwell's pacifism / William T. Ross -- Understanding Hemingway's multiple voices of war: a rhetorical study / James H. Meredith -- "Seule la culture desintereressee": Virginia Woolf, gender, and culture in time of war / Merry M. Pawlowski -- Propaganda, militarism, and the home front in Helen Zenna Smith's Not so quiet ... step daughters of war / Celia M. Kingsbury -- Who's speaking? what are they saying? women, words, and war / Ellen B. Kimmel -- War of words: war "with" and "against" in African American literature / Charles J. Heglar.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-333) and index.
Subject War in literature.
Heroes in literature.
Literature -- History and criticism.
Added Author Deats, Sara Munson.
Lenker, Lagretta Tallent.
Perry, Merry G.
ISBN 0739105795 (alk. paper)
9780739105795 (alk. paper)

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