TITLE

Joseph Heller's Combat Experiences in Catch-22

AUTHOR(S)
Scoggins, Michael C.
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
War, Literature & the Arts: An International Journal of the Huma;2003, Vol. 15 Issue 1/2, p213
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Argues that Joseph Heller's military career played a rile in the concept and structure of his novel "Catch-22." Characters and incidents in the novel that were drawn directly from Heller's tour of duty; Heller's enlistment in the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1942; Combat missions flown; Catalysts responsible for changing the attitude of the novel's protagonist towards flying combat; Heller's revival of a penchant for writing that he had pursued before the war.
ACCESSION #
12965028

 

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