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A History of American Literature and Culture of the First World War

Tim Dayton (Redaktør) ; Mark W. van Wienen (Redaktør)

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This book explores American literature and culture of the First World War while analyzing the war's historical context and significance.

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Introduction. America's Great War at one hundred (and counting) Tim Dayton and Mark W. Van Wienen; Part I. Genre and Medium: 1. Poetry: hegemonic vistas Tim Dayton; 2. Fiction: a war remembered Scott D. Emmert; 3. Film: mostly classical Hollywood cinema goes to war and sometimes brings it home Leslie DeBauche; 4. Drama: from literary fantasy to gritty realism Brenda Murphy; 5. Popular music: tin pan alley as national barometer John Roger Paas; 6. Journalism: adventure and reckoning Joe Hayden; 7. Memoirs: negotiating the great war's social memory Ian Andrew Isherwood; 8. Art and illustration: modes of visual persuasion David M. Lubin; Part II. Settings and Subjects: 9. The peace movement: rapid development, women's leadership, regional diversity Kathleen Brown; 10. Americans in France: women writers and international responsibility Jennifer Haytock; 11. German Americans: dual loyalties and poetic adaptations of 'The watch on the Rhine' Lorie Vanchena; 12. The English in America: cultural propaganda and its agents Alisa Miller; 13. Preparedness: Theodore Roosevelt, Leonard Wood, and rookie rhymes Adam Szetela; 14. Propaganda: martialing media Pearl James; 15. Conscientious objectors: conscience, courage, and resistance Scott H. Bennett; 16. Volunteers: ambulance and nursing narratives Hazel Hutchison; 17. African Americans: defining freedom, citizenship, and patriotism Francoise N. Hamlin; 18. In the Midwest: 'Borne back ceaselessly into the past' David Rennie; 19. In the south: three Mississippi writers and the Great War mobilization David A. Davis; 20. Revolution: winning the world, losing the (middle) way Mark W. Van Wienen; 21. Monuments and memorials: memory dissipated Mark Levitch; Part III. Transformations: 22. The nation: forging one, finding many Jonathan Vincent; 23. Free speech: 'clear and present danger' Ernest Freeberg; 24. Labour: from replaceable cogs to corporate citizens Thomas Mackaman; 25. The veteran: parades, bitter homecomings, and fictions of the doughboy's return Steven Trout; 26. The military-industrial complex: practices, precedents, and literary engagements Mark Whalan; 27. The world: race, red-baiting, and the Wilsonian century Alexander Anievas.

Om forfatteren

Tim Dayton is Professor of English at Kansas State University. He is the author of Muriel Rukeyser's The Book of the Dead (2003), American Poetry and the First World War (2018), and numerous articles on American poetry and crime fiction, and historical materialist literary theory and criticism. He is leading a project to develop a digital archive of American First World War poetry. Mark W. Van Wienen is Professor of English at Northern Illinois University. He is the author of The Political Work of American Poetry in the Great War (1997) and American Socialist Triptych (2012), the latter supported by an NEH fellowship. He has edited Rendezvous with Death: American Poems of the Great War (2002) and American Literature in Transition, 1910-1920 (2018).