Allegories of Violence: Tracing the Writings of War in Late Twentieth-Century Fiction [NOOK Book]

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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.
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Allegories of Violence: Tracing the Writings of War in Late Twentieth-Century Fiction

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Overview

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.
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Meet the Author

Lidia Yuknavitch's work has appeared in the anthologies Representing Bisexualities (NYU Press, 1996) and Third Wave Agenda (University of Minnesota Press, 1997). She also writes short fiction and is the author of two short story collections. Her work has appeared in dozens of journals and magazines, including Ms., The Iowa Review and Gargoyle. She currently teaches literature and fiction writing at San Diego State University.

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Table of Contents

Preface: War, the Serial
Ch. I Introduction: War, History and Narrative 3
Ch. II Vietnam and Narrative Reflexivity 11
Ch. III War as Narrative Discourse 35
Ch. IV Nuclear Ideology and Narrative Displacement 55
Ch. V War, Sexuality, and Narrative 75
Ch. VI Narrative Fragmentation: Toward an American Resistance Literature 97
Ch. VII Conclusion: The Writing of War 121
Bibliography 127
Index 133
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