English 122NW: Narratives of War

UC Santa Barbara, Winter 2012

Related narratives

Fiction | Films | Graphic novels

Fiction

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)

Films

All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
Attack
(1956)
The Bridge on the River Kwai
(1957)
Paths of Glory
(1957)
The Mills of the Gods
(1965)
MASH
(1970)
Hearts and Minds
(1974)
The Deer Hunter
(1978)
Apocalypse Now
(1979)
Gallipoli
(1981)
The Killing Fields (1984)
Platoon
(1986)
Full Metal Jacket
(1987)
Land and Freedom
(1995)
Pretty Village, Pretty Flame / Lepa sela lepo gore
(1996)
Behind the Lines / Regeneration
(1997)
Saving Private Ryan
(1998)
The Thin Red Line
(1998)
West Beirut / West Beyrouth
(1998)
Three Kings
(2000)
Black Hawk Down (2001)
No Man’s Land / Nikogarsnja zemlja
(2001)
War Photographer (2001)
The Fog of War
(2003)
BattleGround: 21 Days on the Empire’s Edge (2004)
Control Room
(2004)
War Feels Like War (2004)
Joyeux Noël / Merry Christmas
(2005)
Gunner Palace (2005)
Jarhead (2005)
Occupation: Dreamland
(2005)
Grbavica: The Land of My Dreams
(2006)
The Ground Truth (2006)
Indigènes / Days of Glory (2006)
The Road to Guantanamo
(2006)
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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