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World War One and the American novel

Stanley Cooperman

World War One and the American novel

by Stanley Cooperman

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Published by Johns Hopkins Press in Baltimore .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Stanley Cooperman.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,271p. ;
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21900106M
ISBN 100801801389

Mar 13,  · From the letters of an early 19th-century rifleman to a housewife's account of the second world war, Max Hastings, military historian and ex-war reporter, chooses his favourite observations on. Oct 16,  · I know what your thinking, zombies, seriously zombies??? Max Brooks did an outstanding job on this book! I picked this book up at the bookstore because of the title "World War Z", once I realized that meant World War Zombie, I threw it down. Next trip to the bookstore, this time I read the back of the book, read all the rave reviews there and /5(K).

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This satirical novel follows U.S. Captain John Yossarian and his squadron of World War II fighters as they navigate the horrors and paradoxes of war. Based on American author Joseph Heller’s own wartime experiences, the novel explores the many facets of war and employs a unique narrative structure. Jan 09,  · On this date in , novelist John William DeForest coined the now inescapable term “the great American novel” in the title of an essay in The johnsonout.com, don’t forget that in , just a few years after the end of the Civil War, “America” was still an uncertain concept for many—though actually, in we might assert the same thing, which should give you a hint as to why the.


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