Dismantling Glory

Author: Lorrie Goldensohn
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231513038
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Dismantling Glory from the Author: Lorrie Goldensohn. Dismantling Glory presents the most personal and powerful words ever written about the horrors of battle, by the very soldiers who put their lives on the line. Focusing on American and English poetry from World War I, World War II, and the Vietnam War, Lorrie Goldensohn, a poet and pacifist, affirms that by and large, twentieth-century war poetry is fundamentally antiwar. She examines the changing nature of the war lyric and takes on the literary thinking of two countries separated by their common language. World War I poets such as Wilfred Owen emphasized the role of soldier as victim. By World War II, however, English and American poets, influenced by the leftist politics of W. H. Auden, tended to indict the whole of society, not just its leaders, for militarism. During the Vietnam War, soldier poets accepted themselves as both victims and perpetrators of war’s misdeeds, writing a nontraditional, more personally candid war poetry. The book not only discusses the poetry of trench warfare but also shows how the lives of civilians—women and children in particular—entered a global war poetry dominated by air power, invasion, and occupation. Goldensohn argues that World War II blurred the boundaries between battleground and home front, thus bringing women and civilians into war discourse as never before. She discusses the interplay of fascination and disapproval in the texts of twentieth-century war and notes the way in which homage to war hero and victim contends with revulsion at war’s horror and waste. In addition to placing the war lyric in literary and historical context, the book discusses in detail individual poets such as Wilfred Owen, W. H. Auden, Keith Douglas, Randall Jarrell, and a group of poets from the Vietnam War, including W. D. Ehrhart, Bruce Weigl, Yusef Komunyakaa, David Huddle, and Doug Anderson. Dismantling Glory is an original and compelling look at the way twentieth-century war poetry posited new relations between masculinity and war, changed and complicated the representation of war, and expanded the scope of antiwar thinking.

Tao Te Ching

Author: Laozi
Publisher: Chinese University Press
ISBN: 9789622014671
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Tao Te Ching from the Author: Laozi. Presents the sacred teachings of Taoism, including lessons on simple living, contentment, and prizing culture.

From Glory To Disgrace

Author: Prosper Avril
Publisher: Universal-Publishers
ISBN: 9781581128369
Size: 62.73 MB
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From Glory To Disgrace from the Author: Prosper Avril. Former President of the Republic of Haiti, former Commander-in-Chief of the Haitian Army, former scholar at at the US Marine Corps Schools (Quantico, VA), and the United States Naval Intelligence School (Anacostia, VA), qualified in law, career officer during 30 years which coincided with a deeply tormented period of national history, Prosper Avril brings the opinions of a privileged witness, a meticulous observer, an inquisitive researchist, and a leading actor to the debate about a subject that concerns all Haitians and creates much interest with foreign researchers, historians and observers -- the recent dismantling of the Haitian Army. From Glory to Disgrace: The Haitian Army - 1804, 1994 is an in depth study of the Haitian military institution, the oldest of Haiti, not viewed as a disjointed member of the Haitian social body, but rather as an integral part of a society which is in constant change. By undertaking this work, the author proposes answers to two fundamental questions: does the Haitian Army deserve the fate of its radical and final dissolution? is the future of Haiti secure without an army dedicated to the defense of the integrity of its national territory? By the wealth of its documentation and its close analysis of the events in which the Haitian Army has been involved, this book will certainly help the Haitian or foreign reader make a reasoned and impartial judgment about this important matter. In this work, the author maintains a commitment to one noble ambition -- to begin a patriotic and objective debate on one of the most controversial issues for Haiti today.

Gay Men Choosing Parenthood

Author: Gerald P. Mallon
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231117968
Size: 70.77 MB
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Gay Men Choosing Parenthood from the Author: Gerald P. Mallon. An in-depth study of gay parenthood draws on case studies and interviews to explore the various factors that contribute to the changes in gay men's lives who have become parents, explains how these changes will affect the child welfare system, and addresses such issues as community responses to gay fathers and gender politics. Simultaneous.

Power And Madness

Author: Edward Rhodes
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780231068215
Size: 61.11 MB
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Power And Madness from the Author: Edward Rhodes. Dismantling Glorydeals with the poetry written about the honors and horrors of battle by the very soldiers who put their lives on the line. Focusing on American and English poetry from World Wars I and II and the Vietnam War, Lorrie Goldensohn presents the move from a poetry largely bound to trench warfare to a global war poetry dominated by air power, invasion, and occupation. Civilians, prisoners, and children enter this poetry in new and compelling ways, as do issues of race and gender, changing and complicating the representation of war, and expanding the scope of antiwar thinking.

Shadow Genealogies

Author: Burcu Akan Ellis
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 20.39 MB
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Shadow Genealogies from the Author: Burcu Akan Ellis. Dismantling Glory presents the most personal and powerful words ever written about the horrors of battle, by the very soldiers who put their lives on the line. Focusing on American and English poetry from World War I, World War II, and the Vietnam War, Lorrie Goldensohn, a poet and pacifist, affirms that by and large, twentieth-century war poetry is fundamentally antiwar. She examines the changing nature of the war lyric and takes on the literary thinking of two countries separated by their common language. World War I poets such as Wilfred Owen emphasized the role of soldier as victim. By World War II, however, English and American poets, influenced by the leftist politics of W. H. Auden, tended to indict the whole of society, not just its leaders, for militarism. During the Vietnam War, soldier poets accepted themselves as both victims and perpetrators of war's misdeeds, writing a nontraditional, more personally candid war poetry. The book not only discusses the poetry of trench warfare but also shows how the lives of civilians -- women and children in particular -- entered a global war poetry dominated by air power, invasion, and occupation. Goldensohn argues that World War II blurred the boundaries between battleground and home front, thus bringing women and civilians into war discourse as never before. She discusses the interplay of fascination and disapproval in the texts of twentieth-century war and notes the way in which homage to war hero and victim contends with revulsion at war's horror and waste. In addition to placing the war lyric in literary and historical context, the book discusses in detail individual poets such as Wilfred Owen, W. H. Auden, Keith Douglas, Randall Jarrell, and a group of poets from the Vietnam War, including W. D. Ehrhart, Bruce Weigl, Yusef Komunyakaa, David Huddle, and Doug Anderson. Dismantling Glory is an original and compelling look at the way twentieth-century war poetry posited new relations between masculinity and war, changed and complicated the representation of war, and expanded the scope of antiwar thinking.

Dismantling Satan S Kingdom Brick By Brick

Author: Chris Clark
Publisher: WestBow Press
ISBN: 1449781853
Size: 32.83 MB
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Dismantling Satan S Kingdom Brick By Brick from the Author: Chris Clark. This book tackles issues most people within the Christian community don't like to talk about— the ungodly desires, habits, false security, or pleasures that have them in bondage. For the sake of “keeping it real” with the readers, I share my personal testimonies of past struggles … making it easier to face up to anything that has you in bondage and press forward toward Christ. I pray that as many people as possible can be exposed to the gospel and walk in the freedom, victory and authority Christ bought for us. I am a living witness that doing so will help you stop living below your potential and trust Christ in every aspect of your life. If you are a big fan of the truth, you will find hope and encouragement in the messages found between the pages of this book.

Going Home To Glory

Author: David Eisenhower
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439190917
Size: 52.62 MB
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Going Home To Glory from the Author: David Eisenhower. Presents a portrait of the thirty-fourth president by his grandson which draws on personal stories and writings to chronicle Eisenhower's final years during the author's own coming-of-age, describing various aspects of the president's character.

Tales Of The Great American Victory

Author: Diederik Oostdijk
Publisher: Vu University Press
ISBN: 9789053839768
Size: 48.34 MB
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Tales Of The Great American Victory from the Author: Diederik Oostdijk. The essays featured here are all based on papers presented at the conference The Stories of World War II, which was held in the Summer of 2004 at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. This volume contains essays by young, up-and-coming European and American scholars as well as by top researchers in the field of war and culture, including Steven Gould Axelrod on war poetry, Lorrie Goldensohn on Holocaust memoirs, and Pulitzer-prize winning historian John W Dower on the analogy between World War II and the Iraqi war.