War and its Narratives: An Introduction to Interdisciplinary Graduate Study
A guide to resources for MLA 102: War and its Narratives: An Introduction to Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies. Limited to and required of second-year MLA students. Historical, literary, artistic, medical, and theological issues are covered. Focus is on skills and information needed to pursue MLA graduate work at Stanford: writing a critical, argumentative graduate paper; conducting library research; expectations of seminar participation. Readings include Homer, Thucydides, Camus, Mann, Kushner, and sacred, scientific, and historical writings.
Background/Reference Sources for War
Use these sources to help you pick a topic and to provide context to your research based argument.
Searchworks Search: "Literature and the War"
Searchworks Search: "War (Philosophy)"
A selected list of databases is available here. The databases listed below are particularly geared toward research in War Literature and philosophy as well as history.