Poetry, the Iraq War, and the Ethics of Trauma

TitlePoetry, the Iraq War, and the Ethics of Trauma
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsSychterz, Jeff
JournalWar, Literature & the Arts: An International Journal of the Humanities
Volume30
Pagination424 - 440
Date Published2018/01//
Abstract

The article discusses the influence of literature for those people suffering from posttraumatic stress. It cites on several books and novels based on the Iraq War including "The Yellow Birds", "Fire and Forget", "Redeployment" and "These Heroic, Happy Dead". The article also presents a poem entitled "Letter Composed during a Lull in the Fighting" written by Kevin Powers.

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Short TitleWar, Literature & the Arts: An International Journal of the Humanities