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Title:Prisoners of the Japanese : Literary imagination and the prisoner-of-war experience
Item ID:BB06-19209
Publisher:UQP, Queensland
UQP, Softcover, Book Condition: Good, Unstated

"...In this groundbreaking book Roger Bourke analyyses the major novels & films of the prisoner-of-war experience under the Japanese & uncovers the extent to which these fictions have influenced our beliefs. The author also reveals reveals fundamental differences between the prisoner-fictions of the the Second World War & those written by & about non-prisoners. Moreover, Bourke's accounts of the prisoner as Christ-figure or Robinson Crusoe are original & thought provoking... Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 208 pages. Item Type: Book. There is a remainder mark on the bottom of the text block. Covers have some shelf-wear, a few marks as well as some bumping to corners and extremities. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; Military & Warfare. Picture 3: "Modern Poetry": a sketch of Ian Watt (second from right) as a prisoner of war in Thailand. Picture 4: The Australian cartoonist George Sprod's drawing of a female impersonator in Changi. (Reproduced courtesy of the Sprod estate). Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 19209.
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