Table of Contents:
  • No genre's land : the problem of genre in war memoirs and military autobiographies / Alex Vernon
  • Xenophon's Anabasis and the origins of military autobiography / John W.I. Lee
  • Style wars : the problems of writing military autobiography in the eighteenth century / Robert Lawson-Peebles
  • T.E. Lawrence : writing the military life from Homer to high Modernism / Terry Reilly
  • The female subject and the first World War : the case of Vera M. Brittain, VAD / Andrea Peterson
  • Women's confinement as women's liberation / World War II civilian internees in South Pacific camps / Lynn Z. Bloom
  • Myths of unity : remembering the Second World War through letters and their editing / Margaretta Jolly
  • War elegy / Pat C. Hoy II
  • The "atrocious privilege" : bearing witness to war and atrocity in O'Brien, Levi, and Remarque / Chris Daley
  • On the battlefield and home front : American women writing their lives on the Vietnam War / Bettina Hofmann
  • The African American autobiography of the Vietnam War / Jeffrey Loeb
  • The life writing of a military child / Jennifer Sinor
  • Writing against the Vietnam War in two Gulf War memoirs : Anthony Swofford's Jarhead and Joel Turnipseed's Baghdad express / Elisabeth Piedmont-Marton.