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... historical narrative would seem more outright wrong (in the conservative view of history). Films by Michael Winterbottom such as Welcome to Sarajevo challenge and create discussion on whether Films, as a medium, can be considered of importance in the field of history; and challenge genre definitions of historical movies as whole. It is important that such discussions take place, considering War and Peace as a historical narrative allows for such discussions to continue, Tolstoy 's genius and ideas on historiography show his tact for creative and open thinking that was not constricted by what novels, at the time, were meant to be defined as. Even as contemporary ideas are applied on his famous novel, it still holds up to scrutiny and creates an interesting debate that resounds with poststructuralist and postmodern debates of literary fiction and historical narrative.
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