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Representations of War in Films and Novels

Richard Mason and Jarosław Suchoples

This book discusses different aspects of the cinematic and literary representation of war. The papers in this volume consider the roles of war films and war novels in remaking historical memories, the influence of films and novels as social media and debate their roles as instruments of propaganda and mystification. The book is organized along chronological and geographical lines, looking first at the First and Second World Wars in Europe; then the Pacific War; the Vietnam War; and espionage and propaganda in the Cold War and Post-Cold War.

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Representations of War in Films and Novels Richard Mason / Jarosław Suchoples (eds.) Representations of War in Films and Novels Richard Mason / Jarosław Suchoples (eds.) R ic h ar d M as o n / Ja ro sł aw S u ch o p le s (e d s. ) R ep re se n ta ti on s of W a r in F il m s a n d N o ve ls This book discusses different aspects of the cinematic and literary representa- tion of war. The papers in this volume consider the roles of war films and war novels in remaking historical memories, the influence of films and novels as social media and debate their roles as instru- ments of propaganda and mystification. The book is organized along chronological and geographical lines, looking first at the First and Second World Wars in Europe; then the Pacific War; the Vietnam War; and espionage and propaganda in the Cold War and Post-Cold War. The Editors Richard Mason is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Malaysian and International Studies, Universiiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. His research interests are the area of the Cold War, with particular reference to the United States’ policy toward Asia. Jarosław Suchoples is Associate Professor at the Institute of Malaysian and Interna- tional Studies, Universiti Kebangsaan Ma- laysia, where he specialized in European studies, transnational late modern history and international relations. ISBN 978-3-631-66966-2 Representations of War in Films and Novels Richard Mason /...

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