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Author : Jehanne Dubrow
ISBN : 9780810152144
Genre : Poetry
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Winner, 2012 Alice Fay Di Castagnola Award from the Poetry Society of America Winner, Individual Artist's Award from the Maryland State Arts Council First Prize, Anna Davidson Rosenberg Poetry Award for Poems on the Jewish Experience (for three poems from her manuscript-in-progress, "The Arranged Marriage") Although the poems in Stateside are concerned with a husband's deployment to the war in Iraq, Jehanne Dubrow's riveting collection is driven more by intellectual curiosity and emotional exploration than by any overt political agenda. The speaker in these poems attempts to understand her situation within the long history of military wives left to wait and wonder – Penelope is a model, but also a source of mystery. These poems are dazzling in their use of form, their sensual imagery, and their learnedness, and possess a level of subtlety and control rarely found in the work of a young poet. Dubrow is fearless in her contemplation of the far-reaching effects of war, but even more so in her excavation of a marriage under duress.
Category: Poetry

The New Oxford Book Of War Poetry

Author : Jon Stallworthy
ISBN : 9780191053290
Genre : Poetry
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There can be no area of human experience that has generated a wider range of powerful feelings than war. Jon Stallworthy's classic and celebrated anthology spans centuries of human experience of war, from Homer's Iliad, through the First and Second World Wars, the Vietnam War, and the wars fought since. This new edition, published to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, includes a new introduction additonal poems from David Harsent and Peter Wyton amongst others. The new selection provides improved coverage of the two World Wars and the Vietnam War, and new coverage of the wars of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.
Category: Poetry

Memories Of A Lost War

Author : Subarno Chattarji
ISBN : 0199247110
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In this unique and significant addition to Vietnam studies, Memories of a Lost War analyzes the poems written by American veterans, protest poets, and Vietnamese, within political, aesthetic, and cultural contexts. Drawing on a wealth of material often published in small presses and journals, the book highlights the horrors of war and the continuing traumas of veterans in post-Vietnam America. In its inclusion of Vietnamese perspectives, the book marks a departure from earlier works that have largely concentrated on Vietnam as a war rather than a country.
Category: Literary Criticism

Red Army Red

Author : Jehanne Dubrow
ISBN : 9780810128606
Genre : Poetry
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Displaying a sure sense of craft and a sharp facility for linking personal experience to the public realms of history and politics, Jehanne Dubrow’s Red Army Red chronicles the coming of age of a child of American diplomats in Eastern Europe in the 1980s. In the last moments of the Cold War, Poland—the setting for many of the poems—lurches fitfully from a society characterized by hardship and deprivation toward a free-market economy. The contradictions and turmoil generated by this transition are the context in which an adolescent girl awakens to her sexuality. With wit and subtlety, Dubrow makes apparent the parallels between the body and the body politic, between the fulfillment of individual and collective desires.
Category: Poetry

Poets Of World War Ii

Author : Harvey Shapiro
ISBN : UOM:39015056477402
Genre : Poetry
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A respected poet and World War II veteran gathers the work of more than sixty poets on the war years, in a volume that includes contributions by such writers as Randall Jarrell, Anthony Hecht, George Oppen, Richard Eberhart, William Bronk, and Woody Guthrie.
Category: Poetry

Dots Dashes

Author : Jehanne Dubrow
ISBN : 9780809336098
Genre : Poetry
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"In Dots & Dashes, Jehanne Dubrow explores what it's like to be a military spouse and an academic--to be a member of two communities that speak very different, and often conflicting, languages--and what it means, as a military wife, to live in a sealed environment, one defined by strict rules and regulations"--
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ISBN : STANFORD:36105133731278
Genre : United States
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Author : Jeff Hunt
ISBN : 9781419608346
Genre : Fiction
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ISBN : STANFORD:36105112943753
Genre : Vietnam War, 1961-1975
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Category: Vietnam War, 1961-1975