English 122NW: Narratives of War

UC Santa Barbara, Winter 2012

Related narratives

Fiction | Films | Graphic novels


Herman Wouk
Pat Barker, The Eye in the Door (1993) and The Ghost Road (1995)
Erich Maria Remarque, All Quiet on the Western Front (1929)
Jennifer Johnston, Shadows on our Skin (1977)
Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five (1969)
Le Ly Hayslip, When Heaven and Earth Changed Places (1989)
Céline, Journey to the End of the Night (1932)
Graham Greene, The Quiet American (1956)
Stuart Moulthrop, Victory Garden (1991)
Tim O’Brien, If I Die in a Combat Zone (1973)
Stephen Crane, The Red Badge of Courage (1895)
Ha Jin, War Trash (2004)
Timothy Findley, The Wars (1977)
Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms (1929)
Ken Saro-Wiwa, Sozaboy: A Novel in Rotten English (1985)
Michael Herr, Dispatches (1968; memoir)
—, Going After Cacciato (1979)
Dalton Trumbo, Johnny Got His Gun (1939)
Sebastian Barry, A Long Long Way (2005)
Rawi Hage, DeNiro’s Game (2006)


All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
The Bridge on the River Kwai
Paths of Glory
The Mills of the Gods
Hearts and Minds
The Deer Hunter
Apocalypse Now
The Killing Fields (1984)
Full Metal Jacket
Land and Freedom
Pretty Village, Pretty Flame / Lepa sela lepo gore
Behind the Lines / Regeneration
Saving Private Ryan
The Thin Red Line
West Beirut / West Beyrouth
Three Kings
Black Hawk Down (2001)
No Man’s Land / Nikogarsnja zemlja
War Photographer (2001)
The Fog of War
BattleGround: 21 Days on the Empire’s Edge (2004)
Control Room
War Feels Like War (2004)
Joyeux Noël / Merry Christmas
Gunner Palace (2005)
Jarhead (2005)
Occupation: Dreamland
Grbavica: The Land of My Dreams
The Ground Truth (2006)
Indigènes / Days of Glory (2006)
The Road to Guantanamo
Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)
No End in Sight (2007)
Ghosts of Abu Ghraib (2007)
Redacted (2007)
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Graphic novels

Mark Stamaty, Alia’s Mission: Saving the Books of Iraq (2004)
Marjane Satrapi, Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood (2003)
Joe Sacco, Palestine (2002)
Ted Rall, To Afghanistan and Back (2002)


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