Literary Techniques

As he does in The Winds of War, Wouk presents his story from a variety of narrative perspectives, attempting to explain the rationale...

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Ideas for Group Discussions

Since War and Remembrance continues the story begun in The Winds of War, readers may be interested in exploring ways Wouk...

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Social Concerns

Unquestionably, Wouk's overriding aim in War and Remembrance is to examine the causes and consequences of World War II. A participant...

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Bibliography

(Masterpieces of American Fiction)

Gerard, Philip. “The Great American War Novels.” World and I 10 (June, 1995): 54-63. Gerard notes that World War II was “the last public event that defined a generation of novelists.” In this essay, he looks at the works of many of them, including Wouk’s The Caine Mutiny. Although Gerard does not address War and Remembrance directly, his comments can be extended to Wouk’s other war novels.

Mazzeno, Laurence W. Herman Wouk. New York: Twayne, 1994. A collection of critical essays that explores various aspects of the works of Herman Wouk. Includes an index and bibliographical references for further...

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Literary Precedents

The title of this novel alludes to Wouk's primary source for his study: Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace (1869). Wouk wishes to do for his...

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Related Titles

The two volumes of War and Remembrance are a continuation of the story Wouk begins in The Winds of War. Indeed, much of the...

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Adaptations

Like its predecessor The Winds of War, this novel became the subject of a major television mini-series; the first half aired during...

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