Johnny Got His Gun

Author: Dalton Trumbo
Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp.
ISBN: 0806537604
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Johnny Got His Gun from the Author: Dalton Trumbo. The Searing Portrayal Of War That Has Stunned And Galvanized Generations Of Readers An immediate bestseller upon its original publication in 1939, Dalton Trumbo’s stark, profoundly troubling masterpiece about the horrors of World War I brilliantly crystallized the uncompromising brutality of war and became the most influential protest novel of the Vietnam era. Johnny Got His Gun is an undisputed classic of antiwar literature that’s as timely as ever. “A terrifying book, of an extraordinary emotional intensity.”--The Washington Post "Powerful. . . an eye-opener." --Michael Moore "Mr. Trumbo sets this story down almost without pause or punctuation and with a fury amounting to eloquence."--The New York Times "A book that can never be forgotten by anyone who reads it."--Saturday Review

Johnny Got His Gun

Author: Dalton Trumbo
Publisher: Citadel Press
ISBN: 9780806528472
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Johnny Got His Gun from the Author: Dalton Trumbo. When Joe, a young American soldier in the Great War, lies helpless in hospital, he wanders back and forth through memories, struggling to retain his sanity and find a foothold in the world all but lost to him.

Johnny Got His Gun

Author: Dalton Trumbo
Publisher: Citadel Press
ISBN: 9780806512815
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Johnny Got His Gun from the Author: Dalton Trumbo. The story of a young boy and his tragic fate in World War I makes a statement on the horrors of war and a plea for peace

Im Westen Nichts Neues And Johnny Got His Gun

Author: Stephanie Lynn Morrissey
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Im Westen Nichts Neues And Johnny Got His Gun from the Author: Stephanie Lynn Morrissey. Literature, films, and even the daily news often address war, an event that unfortunately has been a constant in modern society. Large scale, modern warfare with global involvement began with the First World War, and following the war, a global war literature boom occurred. Two bestselling novels whose anti-war themes still resound today, Im Westen nichts Neues (All Quiet on the Western Front) by Erich Maria Remarque and Johnny Got His Gun by Dalton Trumbo, emerged from this sea of literature. Both of these novels focus on the pain that is inherent in warfare and its detrimental effects on society as well as on individual soldiers. The graphic imagery and anti-war sentiment that is present in these novels has generated controversy throughout their histories; however, the popularity of both works has prevailed, and Remarque and Trumbo's novels remain two of the most referenced in academic disciplines as well as in popular culture. This thesis explores the long-lasting success of these two works as anti-war novels, as measured by initial sales and popularity as well as by a plethora of mass cultural adaptations.

World War I Novels

Author: LLC Books
Publisher: Books LLC, Wiki Series
ISBN: 9781155608358
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World War I Novels from the Author: LLC Books. Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (novels not included). Pages: 89. Chapters: Johnny Got His Gun, All Quiet on the Western Front, A Farewell to Arms, Death of a Hero, Regeneration, The Ghost Road, Biggles, The Good Soldier vejk, The Wars, Birdsong, Leviathan, The Secret Battle, Greenmantle, Mr Standfast, Le Chercheur d'or, His Last Bow, No More Parades, Night Thoughts of a Classical Physicist, The Bloody Red Baron, Some Do Not . . ., Tell England, Strange Meeting, Not So Quiet: Stepdaughters of War, A Very Long Engagement, The World Set Free, Random Acts of Heroic Love, Winged Victory, The African Queen, Company K, Journey to the End of the Night, In Parenthesis, Parade's End, Fly Away Peter, Once An Eagle, Storm of Steel, Ashenden: Or the British Agent, Generals Die in Bed, Baltimore, or The Steadfast Tin Soldier and the Vampire, The Stone Carvers, Great War, Brown on Resolution, Under Fire, An Ice-Cream War, A Man Could Stand Up --, Bartholomew Bandy, The First Casualty, The Great War: Breakthroughs, The Eye in the Door, The General, The Case of Sergeant Grischa, Behemoth, Gossip from the Forest, Curious Notions, August 1914, A Soldier of the Great War, Bretherton: Khaki or Field Grey?, Goshawk Squadron, The Soldier's Song, Return of the Brute, The Last Town on Earth, The Edge of the Cloud, The Great War: American Front, The Red Wheel, The Great War: Walk in Hell, How Many Miles to Babylon?, The Return of the Soldier, The Road Back, The Enormous Room, War Game, Through the Wheat, Buchmendel, Fall of Giants, Fireshadow, To the Last Man, November 1916, Delilah, The Officers' Ward, Memoirs of an Infantry Officer, The Ravi Lancers, A Long Long Way, Pierre et Luce, Three Soldiers, Hornet's Sting, The Cinder Path, When William Came, Soldiers' Pay, Redemption, Mirror Image, Cl rambault. Excerpt: "Biggles" (nickname for James Bigglesworth), a pilot and adventurer, ...


Author: Antonia Hirsch
Publisher: Projectile Pub Society
ISBN: 9780973813395
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Komma from the Author: Antonia Hirsch. Komma, an artist's book by Antonia Hirsch, is a modified facsimile of Dalton Trumbo's 1938 anti-war novel Johnny Got His Gun. The original book describes a soldier who has lost all of his limbs, his face and consequently the ability to communicate. Addressing issues of censorship and instrumentalization, Hirsch's version of Trumbo's novel has been reedited to include commas--punctuation entirely missing from the original.

Johnny Get Your Gun

Author: John Ball
Publisher: RosettaBooks
ISBN: 0795317603
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Johnny Get Your Gun from the Author: John Ball. Johnny Get Your Gun (also known as Death for a Playmate) is the third in the Virgil Tibbs mystery series that began with In the Heat of the Night. In this story, a nine-year-old boy, lonely after a family move, shoots an older child who stole something from him, thus igniting the militant blacks and racist whites of 1960s Pasadena into a black-white conflict involving riots, brutalities, a chase through Disneyland, and a heart-warming as well as heart-breaking scene toward the end of the book that takes place in a baseball park of the California Angles. Here you will find childhood gone awry, racism that ought shock but in context does not (we know it too well), and political conflicts that add fuel to the fire. This is a first rate suspense novel.

The Good Soldiers

Author: David Finkel
Publisher: Atlantic Books Ltd
ISBN: 1848877595
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The Good Soldiers from the Author: David Finkel. In January 2007, the young and optimistic soldiers of the 2-16, the American infantry battalion known as the Rangers, were sent to Iraq as part of the surge. Their job would be to patrol one of the most dangerous areas of Baghdad. For fifteen months, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter David Finkel was with them, following them almost every grueling step of the way. The resulting account of that time, The Good Soldiers, is a searing, shattering portrait of the face of modern war. In telling the story of these soldiers, both the heroes and the ruined, David Finkel has also written a classic work of war reporting.

The Trouble With Principle

Author: Stanley Eugene Fish
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674910126
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The Trouble With Principle from the Author: Stanley Eugene Fish. The author explains that history and context determine a principle's content and power and that "intellectual and religious liberty ... are artifacts of the very partisan politics they supposedly transcend."--Jacket.