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The Vietnam War : topics in contemporary North American literature

Brenda M. Boyle (Editor)
Print Book, English, 2015
Bloomsbury, London, 2015
Criticism, interpretation, etc
1 volume ; 22 cm.
9781472512048, 9781472506269, 1472512049, 147250626X
Chronology Introduction: The War Stories We Tell Brenda M. Boyle Chapter One: Michael Herr’s Traumatic New Journalism: Dispatches Mark Heberle Chapter Two: Duong Thu Huong’s Paradise of the Blind and Novel without a Name, and Bao Ninh’s The Sorrow of War: Corrective, Politically Incorrect, and ChallengingMichele Janette Chapter Three: “Ten years burning down the road”: Trauma, Mourning and Postmemory in Bobbie Ann Mason’s In CountryJoanna Price Chapter Four: Vietnamese American literature and le thi diem thuy’s The Gangster We Are All Looking ForIsabelle Thuy Pelaud Chapter Five: The Homefront and the Frontlines in the War Novels of Tim O’BrienSusan Farrell Chapter Six: The Ghost that Won’t be Exorcised: Larry Heinemann’s Paco’s StoryStacey Peebles Chapter Seven: American Totem Society in the Twenty-First Century: Denis Johnson’s Tree of Smoke, Karl Marlantes’ Matterhorn, and Tatjana Solis’ The Lotus EatersBrenda M. Boyle Further Reading Works Cited Index