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The Cambridge companion to the literature of the First World War

Author: Vincent B Sherry
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The Great War of 1914-1918 marks a turning point in modern history and culture. This Companion offers critical overviews of the major literary genres and social contexts that define the study of the writings produced by the First World War. It examines the impact of the war on various national literatures, and on modernism, the European avant-garde, film, women's writing, and notably on the memoirs, novels, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vincent B Sherry
ISBN: 0521821452 9780521821452 0521528976 9780521528979
OCLC Number: 56032902
Description: xviii, 322 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: British war memoirs / Paul Edwards --
British novel and the war / David Trotter --
Great War, history, and the English lyric / Edna Longley --
British women's writing of the Great War / Claire Buck --
Great War and literary modernism in England / Vincent Sherry --
Great War and the European avant-garde / Marjorie Perloff --
French writing of the Great War / Catherine Savage Brosman --
Great War and modern German memory / Stanley Corngold --
American writing of the Great War / John T. Matthews --
Myths, memories, and monuments : reimagining the Great War / Sharon Ouditt --
Interpreting the war / James Campbell --
Great War in twentieth-century cinema / Laura Marcus.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to literature.
Responsibility: edited by Vincent Sherry.


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'With its up-to-date scholarship, this book would be a very useful acquisition for serious research into the literature of the period, for undergraduate level-students and beyond.' Reference Reviews Read more...

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