The Other Side of Grief: The Home Front and the Aftermath in American Narratives of the Vietnam War

The Other Side of Grief: The Home Front and the Aftermath in American Narratives of the Vietnam War

by Maureen Ryan
     
 

A wide-ranging critical assessment of the cultural impact of America's longest war See more details below

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A wide-ranging critical assessment of the cultural impact of America's longest war

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558496866
Publisher:
University of Massachusetts Press
Publication date:
12/03/2008
Series:
Culture, Politics, and the Cold War Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction: The Vietnam War and Modern Memory 1

Chapter 1 MIA in America: Vietnam Aftermath Narratives 13

Chapter 2 The Other Side of Grief: American Women Writers and the Vietnam War 60

Chapter 3 Years of Darkness: Narratives by and about American Prisoners of the Vietnam War 98

Chapter 4 The Fugitive's Hour: The Counterculture and the Vietnam Antiwar Movement in American Fiction 152

Chapter 5 Something Strange and Extravagant: Personal Histories by Vietnam Antiwar Movement Activists 206

Chapter 6 People Singing a Sad Song: Vietnamese Exiles in American Literature 252

Conclusion: We Were All There 294

Notes 301

Works Cited 313

Index 331

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