Dismantling Glory deals 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 ...

Dismantling Glory 2006, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231119399

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Dismantling Glory 2004, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231119382