Allegories of Violence: Tracing the Writings of War in Late Twentieth-Century Fiction, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Allegories of Violence

Tracing the Writings of War in Late Twentieth-Century Fiction, 1st Edition

By Lidia Yuknavitch

Routledge

148 pages

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Description

Allegories of Violence demilitarizes the concept of war and asks what would happen if we understood war as discursive via late 20th Century novels of war.

About the Author

Lidia Yuknavitch's work has appeared in the anthologies Representing Bisexualities (NYU Press, 1996) and Third Wave Agenda (University of Minnesota Press, 1997). She also writes short fiction and is the author of two short story collections. Her work has appeared in dozens of journals and magazines, including Ms., The Iowa Review and Gargoyle. She currently teaches literature and fiction writing at San Diego State University.

About the Series

Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LIT000000
LITERARY CRITICISM / General
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General