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From:Mosaic: A journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature (Vol. 26, Issue 1) Peer-ReviewedCivilian writers during World War I never had to confront the grisly details of the war because of the British policy against return of the dead. Combatants buried their dead where they died. Therefore, civilian writers...
From:Texas Studies in Literature and Language (Vol. 61, Issue 2) Peer-ReviewedKEYWORDS: Phil Klay, Redeployment, Roy Scranton, Sam Sacks, "trauma hero," eavesdropping, second person Phil Klay's Redeployment shows how assumptions built into the ritual of thanking veterans for their service may...
From:Essays in Literature (Vol. 19, Issue 2) Peer-ReviewedMarilynne Robinson's 'Housekeeping' may be interpreted as a postscript to the character Ruth's obituary to her assumed death. Ruth manages to reconcile the fact of her reported death with her subsequent life. She is also...
From:Mosaic: A journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature (Vol. 40, Issue 4) Peer-ReviewedThis essay charts Mr. Ramsay's development as a character in To the Lighthouse by placing his journey in the historical context of Robert Falcon Scott's fatal expedition to the South Pole and in the literary contexts of...
From: Essays in Literature[(essay date fall 1992) In the following essay, Booth examines the significance of bones, artifacts, and the story of Noah's wife in Housekeeping, arguing that these elements reflect Ruth's attitude toward physicality...
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