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The Literature of War: Studies in Heroic Virtue by Andrew Rutherford

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The Literature of War: Studies in Heroic Virtue by Andrew Rutherford

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Pages crisp and clean with tight binding. Book plate on inside cover. Line annotations to margins. Some wear to dust jacket. See images.

Product Details

  • Format - Hardback
  • Author - Andrew Rutherford
  • Pages - 176

 

Synopsis

It is widely assumed today that heroism is obsolete as an ideal, that heroic virtue is a contradiction in terms, and that war literature must be anti-war by definition. The author argues that the theoretical foundations of these assumptions are inadequate and do not fit the literary facts.

 

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