Susanne Carter (essay date summer 1991)
SOURCE: Carter, Susanne. “Variations on Vietnam: Women's Innovative Interpretations of the Vietnam War Experience.” Extrapolation 32, no. 2 (summer 1991): 170-83.
[In the following essay, Carter focuses on the writings of female authors who have experimented with various literary modes in their interpretations of the Vietnam War experience.]
As the Vietnam War literary genre continued to evolve, writers of both genders have experimented with literary expression in search of the most representative interpretation possible for a war that still begs for definition, where absolutes appear to be missing and reality remains obscure. Of all literary expression, innovation...
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