Memories of A Lost War

Memories of A Lost War

American Poetic Responses to the Vietnam War

eBook - 2001
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Oxford University Press
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.

Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001
ISBN: 9781423785804
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxi, 248 pages) : illustrations


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