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A terrible irony

American response to the Vietnam war in fiction

by Ross McGregor

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Published by Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier in Trier [Germany] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Literature and the conflict.,
  • War stories, American -- History and criticism.,
  • Irony in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementRoss McGregor.
    SeriesCrossroads : studies in American culture ;, Bd. 2, Crossroads (Trier, Germany) ;, Bd. 2.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS374.V55 M37 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination140 p. ;
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1983799M
    ISBN 103922031781
    LC Control Number90231243

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