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The Things They Carried - Tim O''Brien.

By: Bloom, Harold.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Bloom''s Modern Critical Interpretations: Publisher: New York : Infobase Publishing, 2011Description: 1 online resource (171 p.).ISBN: 9781438137148.Subject(s): O''Brien, Tim, --1946- --Things they carried | Vietnam War, 1961-1975 --Literature and the warGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Things They Carried - Tim O''BrienDDC classification: 813/.54 LOC classification: PS3565.B75T4885 2011Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Editor's Note; Introduction; The Things They Carried as Composite Novel; The Perspectives of Other Characters; "Excremental Assault" in Tim O'Brien: Trauma and Recovery in Vietnam War Literature; Undying Uncertainty; Challenging the Law of Courage and Heroic Identification in Tim O'Brien's If I Die in a Combat Zone and The Things They Carried; "Afraid To Admit We Are Not Achilles": Facing Hector's Dilemma in Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried; The Role of the Ideal (Female) Reader in Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried: Why Should Real Women Play?
Tim O'Brien and Gender: A Defense of The Things They CarriedSalvation, Storytelling, and Pilgrimage in Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried; Chronology; Contributors; Bibliography; Acknowledgments; Index
Summary: This collection of stories from Tim O''Brien paints an often-brutal portrait of soldiers'' lives during the Vietnam War. More than two decades after its initial publication, this new classic of American fiction is being featured for the first time in the long-running Bloom''s Modern Critical Interpretations series. Complete with an introduction from the venerable Harold Bloom, and featuring a chronology of O''Brien''s life, a bibliography of his works, and an index for reference, this volume of critical essays is a valuable source for students of literature studying The Things They Carried.
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Cover; Contents; Editor's Note; Introduction; The Things They Carried as Composite Novel; The Perspectives of Other Characters; "Excremental Assault" in Tim O'Brien: Trauma and Recovery in Vietnam War Literature; Undying Uncertainty; Challenging the Law of Courage and Heroic Identification in Tim O'Brien's If I Die in a Combat Zone and The Things They Carried; "Afraid To Admit We Are Not Achilles": Facing Hector's Dilemma in Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried; The Role of the Ideal (Female) Reader in Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried: Why Should Real Women Play?

Tim O'Brien and Gender: A Defense of The Things They CarriedSalvation, Storytelling, and Pilgrimage in Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried; Chronology; Contributors; Bibliography; Acknowledgments; Index

This collection of stories from Tim O''Brien paints an often-brutal portrait of soldiers'' lives during the Vietnam War. More than two decades after its initial publication, this new classic of American fiction is being featured for the first time in the long-running Bloom''s Modern Critical Interpretations series. Complete with an introduction from the venerable Harold Bloom, and featuring a chronology of O''Brien''s life, a bibliography of his works, and an index for reference, this volume of critical essays is a valuable source for students of literature studying The Things They Carried.

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Harold Bloom was born on July 11, 1930 in New York City. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Cornell in 1951 and his Doctorate from Yale in 1955. <p> After graduating from Yale, Bloom remained there as a teacher, and was made Sterling Professor of Humanities in 1983. Bloom's theories have changed the way that critics think of literary tradition and has also focused his attentions on history and the Bible. He has written over twenty books and edited countless others. He is one of the most famous critics in the world and considered an expert in many fields. In 2010 he became a founding patron of Ralston College, a new institution in Savannah, Georgia, that focuses on primary texts. <p> His works include Fallen Angels, Till I End My Song: A Gathering of Last Poems, Anatomy of Influence: Literature as a Way of Life and The Shadow of a Great Rock: A Literary Appreciation of The King James Bible. <p> Harold Bloom passed away on October 14, 2019 in New Haven, at the age of 89. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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