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Author Yuknavitch, Lidia, author

Title Allegories of violence : tracing the writings of war in late twentieth-century fiction / Lidia Yuknavitch
Published Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (x, 137 pages)
Contents Introduction : war, history and narrative -- Vietnam and narrative reflexivity -- War as narrative discourse -- Nuclear ideology and narrative displacement -- War, sexuality, and narrative -- Narrative fragmentation : toward an American resistance literature -- Conclusion : the writing of war
Summary Allegories of Violence demilitarizes the concept of war and asks what would happen if we understood war as discursive via late 20th Century novels of war
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 127-132) and index
Notes Originally published by Routledge in 2001
Subject Acker, Kathy, 1948-1997. Empire of the senseless
Silko, Leslie Marmon, 1948- Almanac of the dead
Lessing, Doris, 1919-2013. Shikasta
Heinemann, Larry. Paco's story
DeLillo, Don. White noise
War in literature
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism
English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism
War stories, American -- History and criticism
War stories, English -- History and criticism
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781136707131