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Title Arms and the self : war, the military, and autobiographical writing / edited by Alex Vernon.

Imprint Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, c2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  820.992355 Ar56 2006    ---  Available
Edition 1st pbk. ed.
Description x, 305 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-288) and index.
Contents No genre's land : the problem of genre in war memoirs and military autobiographies / Alex Vernon -- Xenophon's Anabasis and the origins of military autobiography / John W.I. Lee -- Style wars : the problems of writing military autobiography in the eighteenth century / Robert Lawson-Peebles -- T.E. Lawrence : writing the military life from Homer to high Modernism / Terry Reilly -- The female subject and the first World War : the case of Vera M. Brittain, VAD / Andrea Peterson -- Women's confinement as women's liberation / World War II civilian internees in South Pacific camps / Lynn Z. Bloom -- Myths of unity : remembering the Second World War through letters and their editing / Margaretta Jolly -- War elegy / Pat C. Hoy II -- The "atrocious privilege" : bearing witness to war and atrocity in O'Brien, Levi, and Remarque / Chris Daley -- On the battlefield and home front : American women writing their lives on the Vietnam War / Bettina Hofmann -- The African American autobiography of the Vietnam War / Jeffrey Loeb -- The life writing of a military child / Jennifer Sinor -- Writing against the Vietnam War in two Gulf War memoirs : Anthony Swofford's Jarhead and Joel Turnipseed's Baghdad express / Elisabeth Piedmont-Marton.
Subject Soldiers' writings, English -- History and criticism.
Soldiers -- English-speaking countries -- Biography -- History and criticism.
Soldiers' writings, American -- History and criticism.
American prose literature -- History and criticism.
English prose literature -- History and criticism.
Military art and science -- Historiography.
War -- Historiography.
Added Author Vernon, Alex, 1967-
ISBN 9780873389105 (pbk.)
0873389107 (pbk.)

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