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Bearing Witness : Perspectives on War and Peace from the Arts and Humanities.

Author/Creator:
Grace, Sherrill.
Publication:
Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (299 pages)
Series:
Lit004080 Ser.
Lit004080 Ser.
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Subjects:
Peace in art.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Artists and humanists reflect upon the paradox of war.
Contents:
Cover
Contents
List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Preface: Bearing Witness
For What? An Introduction
PART I: Exploring the Roots of War: Performance, History, Poetry, and Language
1 Warplay: Spectacle, Performance, and (Dis) Simulation of Combat
2 Understanding the Motivation to Enlist
3 Canadian Poets on War
4 Metaphor, Metalepsis, and the Colonial Library: Deconstructing Inyenzi and Ubuhake Metaphors in Gil Courtemanche's A Sunday at the Pool in Kigali and Julien Pierce's Speak, Rwanda
PART II: Bearing Witness to War and Peace: The Vocabularies of Literature, Art, and Photography
5 The Georgics of War and Peace: Following Claude Simon, Nobel Laureate
6 "Expressionist-Artillerist": "Poet" and "Soldier" as Conflicting Role Models in German Avant-Garde Poetry from the First World War
7 Above or Below Ground? Depicting Corpses in First and Second World War Official Canadian War Art
8 Bearing Witness and Cultural Memory: The Wreckage, Burning Vision, and War in the Pacific
9 Emmy Andriesse, Dutch Wartime Photographer: The Hunger Winter of 1945
PART III: Taking Some Lessons from History: Rhetoric, Ethics, and the Search for Peace
10 Underlining the Lies Surrounding the "Holy War" and "Infinite Justice"
11 Comparing South Africa's Negotiated Settlement with Elusive Peacemaking in Israel/Palestine
12 Northern War Stories: The Dene, the Archive, and Canada's Atomic Modernity
PART IV: For What? Artists' Reflections on Film, Poetry, and Music
13 Perspectives on War
14 On Active Service, and Let Us Wake from This Dream: A Poem and a String Quartet
Notes
Bibliography
Contributors
Index
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Imbert, Patrick.
Johnstone, Tiffany.
Other format:
Print version: Grace, Sherrill Bearing Witness
ISBN:
9780773587632
9780773540583
OCLC:
923238166