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Author Meredith, James H., 1955-

Title Understanding the literature of World War II : a student casebook to issues, sources, and historical documents / James H. Meredith.

Published Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999.

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 UniM Bail  810.9358 MERE    AVAILABLE
Physical description xix, 250 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Greenwood Press "Literature in context" series, 1074-598X.
Greenwood Press "Literature in context" series. 1074-598X.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents World War II Chronology -- 1. The Combatants: An Analysis of Martha Gellhorn's A Stricken Field, Joseph Heller's Catch-22, Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five, Norman Mailer's The Naked and the Dead, James Jones' From Here to Eternity, Irwin Shaw's The Young Lions, and the Poems of Richard Wilbur, James Dickey, and Randall Jarrell -- 2. The Home Front: An Analysis of Bette Green's Summer of My German Soldier and David Guterson's Snow Falling on Cedars -- 3. Occupation, Resistance, and Espionage: An Analysis of John Steinbeck's The Moon Is Down, Jack Higgins' The Eagle Has Landed, and Paul West's The Very Rich Hours of Count von Stauffenberg and Rat Man of Paris -- 4. The Holocaust: An Analysis of William Styron's Sophie's Choice and Elie Wiesel's Night -- 5. The Atomic Bomb: An Analysis of John Hersey's Hiroshima.
Summary A unique source of literary analysis of the literature of World War II with accompanying commentary and primary documents about the history of the period.
Subject American literature -- 20th century -- Examinations -- Study guides.
War stories, American -- Examinations -- Study guides.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Literature and the war -- Sources.
War poetry, American -- Examinations -- Study guides.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Interviews.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Sources.
ISBN 0313304173 (alk. paper)
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