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17. Generational Memory and Affect in Letters from Iwo Jima

  1. Robert A. Rosenstone2 and
  2. Constantin Parvulescu3
  1. Robert Burgoyne

Published Online: 19 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118322673.ch17

A Companion to the Historical Film

A Companion to the Historical Film

How to Cite

Burgoyne, R. (2013) Generational Memory and Affect in Letters from Iwo Jima, in A Companion to the Historical Film (eds R. A. Rosenstone and C. Parvulescu), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118322673.ch17

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Caltech, USA

  2. 3

    West University of Timisoara, Romania

Author Information

  1. University of St. Andrews, United Kingdom

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 FEB 2013
  2. Published Print: 25 JAN 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444337242

Online ISBN: 9781118322673

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Keywords:

  • wars and revolutions;
  • affect;
  • cinematic genres;
  • generational memory;
  • Iwo Jima, and honor suicide;
  • cinema of self-sacrifice;
  • youth iconography

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Cinema of Self-Sacrifice

  • Suicide as Symbolic Expression

  • Iconographies of East and West

  • References