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Author Vernon, Alex, 1967-

Title Soldiers once and still : Ernest Hemingway, James Salter & Tim O'Brien / Alex Vernon
Published Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 314 pages)
Contents Reading American war literature, reading Ernest Hemingway -- Reading James Salter -- Reading Tim O'Brien
Summary As the world enters a new century, as it embarks on new wars and sees new developments in the waging of war, reconsiderations of the last century's legacy of warfare are necessary to our understanding of the current world order. In Soldiers Once and Still, Alex Vernon looks back through the twentieth century in order to confront issues of self and community in veterans' literature, exploring how war and the military have shaped the identities of Ernest Hemingway, James Salter, and Tim O'Brien, three of the twentieth century's most respected authors. Vernon specifically explores the various way
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-308) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 -- Criticism and interpretation.
O'Brien, Tim, 1946- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Salter, James -- Criticism and interpretation.
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Soldiers -- United States -- Intellectual life.
Soldiers' writings, American -- History and criticism.
Veterans -- United States -- Intellectual life.
Veterans' writings, American -- History and criticism.
War and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
War in literature.
War stories, American -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1587294877 (electronic bk.)
9781587294877 (electronic bk.)
(acid-free paper)
(acid-free paper)