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The Vietnam War in American stories, songs, and poems

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Published by Bedford Books of St. Martin"s Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Literary collections.,
  • American literature -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 324-327).

    Statementedited by H. Bruce Franklin.
    ContributionsFranklin, H. Bruce 1934-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS509.V53 V55 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 343 p. :
    Number of Pages343
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL822228M
    ISBN 100312115520
    LC Control Number95076723

      The Great Vietnam War Novel Was Not Written by an American. Immersed in the stories, feelings and memories of the Vietnamese refugee community in which I grew up, I was determined to tell some. Gathering essays, letters, speeches, memoirs, songs, poems, cartoons, leaflets, stories, and other works by nearly writers from the colonial era to the present, War No More brings this extraordinary writing together for the first time in a single volume, “a conversation,” in the words of editor Lawrence Rosenwald, “not yet fully.

      On Novem , Private First Class Sammy Davis, wounded and under intense enemy fire, crossed a river to rescue three wounded soldiers .   A poetry reading against the Vietnam War by, , American Writers Against Vietnam War, distributed by the Sixties Press edition, in English Poems and prose pieces chosen and read by various poets at the poetry readings against the Vietnam War held at various campuses and public halls during Spring, Pages:

      Author of Future perfect; American science fiction of the nineteenth century, The Most Important Fish in the Sea, Prison literature in America, The wake of the gods, War stars, Future perfect, The Vietnam War in American Stories, Songs, and Poems, M.I.A., or, Mythmaking in America. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, also known as The Wall, is a memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C dedicated to those servicemen who lost their lives during the Vietnam War. It consists of three distinct sections: Memorial Wall The Wall, dedicated on 13 November , is a V shape – feet 9 inches Continue reading Vietnam Veterans Memorials →.


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Bruce Franklin The first college anthology of American literature about the Vietnam War brings together 16 stories, 5 songs, and 63 poems in an affordable text for literature and history courses. There was a time when all I knew of Vietnam war books was Tim O’Brien’s, The Things They Carried, a book that prompted the laconic entry in my book journal, “This book destroyed me.” One of the things I loved so much—and that broke my heart so cleanly—about The Things They Carried was that it songs me of another beloved war book, Slaughterhouse-Five, in that both books are Author: Tracy Shapley.

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Visions of War, Dreams of Peace by Joan Furey, Lynda Van Devanter. Once a tugboat mate and then an Air Force navigator and intelligence officer, H. Bruce Franklin for more than a half century has been a progressive activist and renowned historian and author.

His nineteen groundbreaking books and hundreds of articles have won him top awards for lifetime achievement in fields as diverse as American studies. “Songs make history,” writes Meacham, quoting Irving Berlin, “and history makes songs.” While some periods in American history, like the civil rights era, are brimming with inspiration.

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