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The Language of War

Literature and Culture in the U.S. from the Civil War through World War II

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$36.00 • £31.95 • €32.95

ISBN 9780674015944

Publication Date: 02/01/2005


320 pages


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  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Language and Violence: The Civil War and Literary and Cultural Theory
  • 1. Counting on the Battlefield: Literature and Philosophy after the Civil War
  • 2. Care and Creation: The Anglo-American Modernists
  • 3. Freedom, Luck, and Catastrophe: Ernest Hemingway, John Dewey, and Immanuel Kant
  • 4. Trauma and the Structure of Social Norms: Literature and Theory between the Wars
  • 5. Language, Violence, and Bureaucracy: William Faulkner, Joseph Heller, and Organizational Sociology
  • 6. Total War, Anomie, and Human Rights Law
  • Notes
  • Index

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