Representations of war in films and novels

Richard Mason, Jarosław Suchoples

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Abstract

This book discusses different aspects of the cinematic and literary representation of war. The papers in this volume consider the roles of war films and war novels in remaking historical memories, the influence of films and novels as social media and debate their roles as instruments of propaganda and mystification. The book is organized along chronological and geographical lines, looking first at the First and Second World Wars in Europe; then the Pacific War; the Vietnam War; and espionage and propaganda in the Cold War and Post-Cold War.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherPeter Lang AG
Number of pages257
ISBN (Print)9783653060928, 9783631669662
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 9 Oct 2015

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Propaganda
Cold War
Novel
Pacific War
World War I
Social Media
Espionage
Mystification
Historical Memory
Vietnam War
War Films
Second World War

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Representations of war in films and novels. / Mason, Richard; Suchoples, Jarosław.

Peter Lang AG, 2015. 257 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Mason, Richard ; Suchoples, Jarosław. / Representations of war in films and novels. Peter Lang AG, 2015. 257 p.
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