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The Resource A trauma artist : Tim O'Brien and the fiction of Vietnam, Mark A. Heberle

A trauma artist : Tim O'Brien and the fiction of Vietnam, Mark A. Heberle

Label
A trauma artist : Tim O'Brien and the fiction of Vietnam
Title
A trauma artist
Title remainder
Tim O'Brien and the fiction of Vietnam
Statement of responsibility
Mark A. Heberle
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Heberle, Mark A
Dewey number
813/.54
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3565.B75
LC item number
Z65 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • O'Brien, Tim
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • War stories, American
  • Postmodernism (Literature)
  • Psychic trauma in literature
  • Soldiers in literature
Label
A trauma artist : Tim O'Brien and the fiction of Vietnam, Mark A. Heberle
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-335) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Vietnam as figure and symptom: "we've all been there" -- A trauma artist -- The fiction of Vietnam -- Fabricating trauma -- "The Vietnam in me" -- O'Brien's endless war -- Posttraumatic stress disorder and Vietnam -- PTSD and writing -- O'Brien's art of trauma -- Writing beyond Vietnam -- A bad war -- Origins of if I die in a combat zone -- Fictionalized testimony -- O'Brien's self-representation: soldier versus writer -- Moral combat -- Combat zone as source for a career -- The old man and the pond -- Self-displacement in Northern lights -- Literary mimicry: realism, symbolism, allegory -- Harvey's story: Vietnam as tragicomedy -- Paul's story: the feminization of virtue -- Novel revisions -- A soldier's dream -- The re-covering of trauma: Paul Berlin as Tim O'Brien -- Cacciato: from short stories to trauma narrative -- "Going after Cacciato": from catalog to breakdown -- Paul Berlin: from breakdown to trauma writing -- The quest for Cacciato: fantasy and the burial of the dead -- The observation post: retraumatization and endless fantasy -- The bombs are real -- An ambitious failure? -- The traumatization of William Cowling -- Parabolic fiction: mutual assured destruction and civil defense -- The nuclear age and Vietnam -- The failure of William Cowling -- True war stories -- Recirculated trauma, endless fiction -- The things they carried as self-revision -- "How to tell a true war story": misreading Tim O'Brien -- Other refabrications of trauma -- "The lives of the dead": bringing them back alive
Control code
ocm45505923
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxvii, 344 pages
Isbn
9780877457602
Lccn
00067478
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o45505923
  • (OCoLC)45505923
Label
A trauma artist : Tim O'Brien and the fiction of Vietnam, Mark A. Heberle
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-335) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Vietnam as figure and symptom: "we've all been there" -- A trauma artist -- The fiction of Vietnam -- Fabricating trauma -- "The Vietnam in me" -- O'Brien's endless war -- Posttraumatic stress disorder and Vietnam -- PTSD and writing -- O'Brien's art of trauma -- Writing beyond Vietnam -- A bad war -- Origins of if I die in a combat zone -- Fictionalized testimony -- O'Brien's self-representation: soldier versus writer -- Moral combat -- Combat zone as source for a career -- The old man and the pond -- Self-displacement in Northern lights -- Literary mimicry: realism, symbolism, allegory -- Harvey's story: Vietnam as tragicomedy -- Paul's story: the feminization of virtue -- Novel revisions -- A soldier's dream -- The re-covering of trauma: Paul Berlin as Tim O'Brien -- Cacciato: from short stories to trauma narrative -- "Going after Cacciato": from catalog to breakdown -- Paul Berlin: from breakdown to trauma writing -- The quest for Cacciato: fantasy and the burial of the dead -- The observation post: retraumatization and endless fantasy -- The bombs are real -- An ambitious failure? -- The traumatization of William Cowling -- Parabolic fiction: mutual assured destruction and civil defense -- The nuclear age and Vietnam -- The failure of William Cowling -- True war stories -- Recirculated trauma, endless fiction -- The things they carried as self-revision -- "How to tell a true war story": misreading Tim O'Brien -- Other refabrications of trauma -- "The lives of the dead": bringing them back alive
Control code
ocm45505923
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxvii, 344 pages
Isbn
9780877457602
Lccn
00067478
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o45505923
  • (OCoLC)45505923

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