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Published: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9780199382972

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Men At War

What Fiction Tells us About Conflict, From The Iliad to Catch-22

Christopher Coker

  • This is the story of the fictional warriors, heroes, villains, survivors and victims whose exploits thrill and appall us, capturing the existential appeal to men of war
  • Ranges through 3,000 years of history, through epic poems, the modern novel and film scripts
  • Case studies include Apocalypse Now, All Quiet on the Western Front, Thin Red Line, Master and Commander, and Dr. Strangelove

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