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Title Tim O'Brien / editor, Robert C. Evans, Auburn University at Montgomery
Edition [First edition]
Published Ipswich, Massachusetts : Salem Press, a division of EBSCO Information Services, Inc. ; Amenia, NY : Grey House Publishing, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 313 pages)
Series Critical insights
Critical insights
Contents On Tim O'Brien / Patrick A. Smith -- Biography of Tim O'Brien / Deric G. Sallas -- My heroes can't always be cowboys : the influence of popular culture in The nuclear age / Reita K. Gorman -- Tim O'Brien : a critical overview / Susan Farrell -- Critical pluralism and interpretation(s) of Tim O'Brien's The things they carried / Robert C. Evans -- Tim O'Brien, Ernest Hemingway, and the short story cycle tradition / Stefania Ciocia -- "Medals! Medals! Eveyone's got medals" : chasing the elusive Silver Star in the works of Tim O'Brien / Catherine Calloway -- Taking the moral plunge : surface and depth in Tim O'Brien's novels / Kathleen M. Puhr -- "The man" and the moon : black power, 1968, and Going after Cacciato / Brad E. Lucas -- The ultimate war story : losing it in Going after Cacciato / Michael Zeitlin -- Insanity and the problem of meaning in The nuclear age / Derek C. Maus -- "Just listen" : witnessing trauma in Tim O'Brien's The things they carried / Susan Farrell -- Tim O'Brien's The things they carried : initial reception and detailed analysis / Robert E. Evans -- Tim O'Brien's In the lake of the woods : Walden gone west, wild, and wrong / Owen W. Gilman, Jr. -- Post cards and mirrors : fragmenting the retrospective Vietnam narrative : Bobbie Ann Mason's In country and Tim O'Brien's In the lake of the woods / D. Quentin Miller -- "Proof of the loop" : patterns of habitual denial in Tim O'Brien's In the lake of the woods and Don DeLillo's Libra / Tim Engles
Summary This collection of critical essays on American writer Tim O'Brien includes a brief biography and a chronology of the author's life
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject O'Brien, Tim, 1946- -- Criticism and interpretation
O'Brien, Tim, 1946-
Vietnam War (1961-1975)
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Literature and the war
American fiction.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General.
War and literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Evans, Robert C., 1955- editor
ISBN 1619254220 (electronic bk.)
9781619254220 (electronic bk.)