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The Cambridge companion to the literature of World War II

Author: Marina MacKay
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Series: Cambridge companions to topics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An overview of writing about the war from a global perspective, aimed at students of modern literature. This volume surveys the writing produced in the major combatant nations, and explores common themes. It includes a chronology and guide to further reading.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marina MacKay
ISBN: 9780521715416 0521715415 9780521887557 0521887550
OCLC Number: 244767412
Description: xix, 234 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: War poetry in Britain / Adam Piette --
British fiction of the war / Rod Mengham --
War poetry in the USA / Margot Norris --
The American war novel / James Dawes --
War journalism in English / Leo Mellor --
The French war / Debarati Sanyal --
The German war / Dagmar Barnouw --
The Soviet war / Katharine Hodgson --
The Italian war / Robert S.C. Gordon --
The Japanese war / Reiko Tachibana --
War writing in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand / Donna Coates --
Women writers and the war / Gill Plain --
Life writing and the Holocaust / Phyllis Lassner --
Theories of trauma / Lyndsey Stonebridge --
The war in contemporary fiction / Petra Rau.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to topics.
Other Titles: Literature of World War II
Responsibility: edited by Marina MacKay.

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