War in John Knowles's a Separate Peace (Social Issues in Literature) (Hardcover)

War in John Knowles's a Separate Peace (Social Issues in Literature) By Dedria Bryfonski (Editor) Cover Image
By Dedria Bryfonski (Editor)
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This compelling volume explores the complexities of adolescent friendship in John Knowles's A Separate Place. Essays discuss the life of John Knowles, the role of personal experience in fiction, how the novel explores the roots of war, as well as contemporary perspectives on how war in Afghanistan is increasing bullying among children, and how sports bring joy despite the realities of war.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780737752687
ISBN-10: 0737752688
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication Date: January 19th, 2011
Pages: 176
Language: English
Series: Social Issues in Literature