Arms and the Woman: War, Gender, and Literary Representation / Edition 1

Arms and the Woman: War, Gender, and Literary Representation / Edition 1

by Helen M. Cooper
     
 

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Arms and the Woman: War, Gender, and Literary Representation

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ISBN-13:
9780807842560
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
12/01/1989
Edition description:
1
Pages:
370
Product dimensions:
0.83(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsxi
Introductionxiii
War and Memory1
Arms and the Woman: The Con[tra]ception of the War Text9
"Still Wars and Lechery": Shakespeare and the Last Trojan Woman25
Rewriting History: Madame de Villedien and the Wars of Religion43
Mute Fury: Southern Women's Diaries of Sherman's March to the Sea, 1864-186559
Civil Wars and Sexual Territories80
The Women and Men of 191497
Corpus/Corps/Corpse: Writing the Body in/at War124
May Sinclair's The Tree of Heaven: The Vortex of Feminism, the Community of War168
Combat Envy and Survivor Guilt: Willa Cather's "Manly Battle Yarn"184
"Seeds for the Sowing": The Diary of Kathe Kollwitz205
A Needle with Mama's Voice: Mitsuye Yamada's Camp Notes and the American Canon of War Poetry225
Feminism, the Great War, and Modern Vegetarianism244
Images of Love and War in Contemporary Israeli Fiction: A Feminist Re-vision268
Nuclear Domesticity: Sequence and Survival283
"Epitaphs and Epigraphs: 'The End(s) of Man'"303
A Bibliography of Secondary Sources323
The Contributors331
Index335

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