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Asahina, Robert. "The Basic Training of American Playwrights Theater and the Vietnam War" in Theatre, Vol 9, no 2, Spring, 1978, pp. 30-47.

This article places Rabe's "Vietnam Trilogy" m the context of other dramatic works concerning Vietnam Asahina feels that journalism controlled the public perception of the war and that dramatists of the era tended either to ignore it or to write strictly polemical plays against it He examines how Rabe's "Vietnam Trilogy" broke with this pattern and dealt with the war in more complex, artistic terms

Beidler, Philip D. American Literature and the Experience of Vietnam, University of Georgia Press (Athens), 1982

Beidler states his study is "about the literary ways in which people have tried to talk about an experience called Vietnam " Like other historians and critics, Beidler's interest m the Vietnam War includes its deep effects upon American culture at home, speaking of the soldiers who served there...

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