Theaters of War: America's Perceptions of World War II - Casaregola, V.
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Historian Vincent Casaregola examines the portrayal of WWII in popular culture and how that protrayal has changed over time. By examining WWII films, literature, theatre and art from the Cold War era, the Vietnam War, the Reagan years, and present day, he seeks to understnad the part played by current politics, events and conflicts.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Historian Vincent Casaregola examines the portrayal of WWII in popular culture and how that protrayal has changed over time. By examining WWII films, literature, theatre and art from the Cold War era, the Vietnam War, the Reagan years, and present day, he seeks to understnad the part played by current politics, events and conflicts.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Springer Palgrave Macmillan; Palgrave Macmillan Us
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: .978-1-4039-6486-1
  • 2009
  • Seitenzahl: 281
  • Erscheinungstermin: Dezember 2009
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 218mm x 140mm x 23mm
  • Gewicht: 528g
  • ISBN-13: 9781403964861
  • ISBN-10: 1403964866
  • Artikelnr.: 22012215
Autorenporträt
VINCENT CASAREGOLA is Professor of English and Director of the English Department Writing Program at Saint Louis University, USA.
Inhaltsangabe
Introduction: Faces of War BOOK I: THE JOURNEY BACK TO WAR - 1918-1941 The Ghost War Rumors of War A War Warning BOOK II: THE THING ITSELF: REPRESENTING THE WAR IN PROCESS AND ITS IMMEDIATE AFTERMATH (1941-1949) Why We Fight The Great Crusade The Best Years of Their Lives BOOK III: CONSTRUCTING AND RECONSTRUCTING THE 'GOOD WAR' (1949-1970) Let's Saddle Up and Get Back to the War Longest Days in the Good War Conscientious Objection BOOK IV: HELLO, DARKNESS (19702 - present) Now It Can Be Told: Re-opening the Old Wounds Discovering and Constructing the Greatest Generation Helkl or Glory, fussell or Ambrose Conclusion: Memoir and Memorial: Before the Last Man Passes
Rezensionen
"The study offers interesting perceptions of how attitudes toward the Cold War and the Vietnam War played through a lens of "the good war" . . . Casaregola's extensive filmography and list of broadcast sources of highly useful. Summing Up: Recommended. All readers." - Choice