Vernacular Metaphysics: On Terrence Malick's The Thin Red Line

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TitleVernacular Metaphysics: On Terrence Malick's The Thin Red Line Author(S)Robert Pippin (Author)
Abstract  As noted, the variations in the formula are just as familiar. The most frequent violation of the straight “ordinary” or “democratic heroism” theme concerns ambitious and thereby corrupt career officers who see the war as a means of advancement and so are far more indifferent to the risks and suffering of their men than any humane perspective should tolerate ...Paginationp 247-275
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Journal TitleCritical Inquiry  
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