Titolo: Soldier Talk: The Vietnam War in Oral ...
Casa editrice: Indiana University Press
Data di pubblicazione: 2004
Condizione libro: very good
Gently used. Expect delivery in 2-3 weeks. Codice inventario libreria 9780253216977-3
Soldier Talk is a collection of essays about the Vietnam combat veteran and his representation of his experience. The Vietnam War created a vast archive of recorded accounts of the war, permitting an unprecedented opportunity to confront its brutal secrets. This book is about how to read and how to hear the historical, psychological, and narrative truths of soldiers' talk. The ten chapters explore the phenomenon of soldier talk; the oral narrative form of so much of the Vietnam War literature; the collection of veteran interviews published under the title Nam; Vietnam War poetry; the strange tale of Bobby Garwood, the private who disappeared 10 days before he was to return home and surfaced 13 years later in Hanoi; Vietnam oral history and revolutionary socialism; the historiography of the Vietnam War; "queering Vietnam"; the African American experience of Vietnam; and women and the war. Along the way the authors touch on most of the best-known and most important writing to come out of the war.
Michael Zeitlin is Associate Professor of English at the University of British Columbia and has written extensively about Faulkner and about postmodern literature.
Paul Budra is Associate Professor of English at Simon Fraser University and author of A Mirror for Magistrates and the de casibus Tradition: The Mental and Cultural World of Tudor and Stuart England and Part Two: Reflections on the Sequel.
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