TITLE

Conflict and Culture

AUTHOR(S)
Hammer, Langdon
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
American Scholar;Winter2007, Vol. 76 Issue 1, p69
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article analyzes several poems about conflict and culture. Peter Filkin's poem, "Water Lilies," allows readers to think about the presence of cultural economy in the Great War. The issue of art and violence is depicted in the poem "Netsuke," by Caitriona O'Reilly. While Robert Pinsky tackled the preservation of civilization through art in his poem, "Forgetting."
ACCESSION #
23419284

 

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