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Title Representing wars from 1860 to the present : fields of action, fields of vision / edited by Claire Bowen, Catherine Hoffmann
Published Leiden ; Boston : Koninklijke Brill NV, [2018]
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Series Textxet : studies in comparative literature, 0927-5754 ; volume 85
Contents Deconstructing the spectacle of war? : Brian de Palma's redacted, Nick Broomfield's Battle for Haditha, Paul Haggis's In the Valley of Elah and the Iraq War / Monica Michlin -- The war in images : the poetics of plasticity in Juan Benet's Herrumbrosas lanzas / Sandrine Lascaux and Trans. Claire Bowen -- The Second World War seen from the balcony : representations of the spectacle of war in the French post-war novel / Clement Sigalas -- The "comic opera" of the allied intervention in Russia : off-staging war in William Gerhardie's early novels / Catherine Hoffmann -- Margaret Atwood's representation of modern and imaginary warfare / Teresa Gibert -- Memory keeping and visual narratives of commemoration : representing interned Japanese Americans during World War II / Catherine Collins -- Martha Rosler, an American artist at war with war / Eliane Elmaleh -- Conflicting documentary strategies and Italian counter-propaganda in the Spanish Civil War / Marie-France Courriol -- Revisiting the Congo's forgotten wars : Jean Larteguy's Les chimeres noires and the secession of Katanga / Christopher Lloyd -- "A boy and his dog ..." : the war in Afghanistan and storytelling / Claire Bowen -- Aphonic images : aurality and silence in Civil War photography / William Gleeson -- Profiles of war by Hayashi Fusao : a writer's approach to war / Guillaume Muller -- Ooka Shohei's Democratization of the self / Misako Nemoto
Summary "Representing Wars from 1860 to the Present examines representations of war in literature, film, photography, memorials, and the popular press. The volume breaks new ground in cutting across disciplinary boundaries and offering case studies on a wide variety of fields of vision and action, and types of conflict: from civil wars in the USA, Spain, Russia and the Congo to recent western interventions in Afghanistan and Iraq. In the case of World War Two, Representing Wars emphasises idiosyncratic and non-western perspectives - specifically those of Japanese writers Hayashi and Ooka. A central concern of the thirteen contributors has been to investigate the ethical and ideological implications of specific representational choices"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject War in art.
War in literature.
War in mass media.
Form Electronic book
Author Bowen, Claire, editor
Hoffmann, Catherine, editor
LC no. 2018036519
ISBN 9004353240 (electronic bk.)
9789004353244 (electronic bk.)