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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
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"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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Title: The Cambridge companion to the literature of the First World War /
Database Name: WorldCat
All Authors / Contributors: Vincent B Sherry
ISBN: 0521821452; 9780521821452; 0521528976; 9780521528979
Notes: Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 302-309) and index.
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.
Responsibility: edited by Vincent Sherry.
Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Year: 2005.
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press,
Standard Numbers: LCCN: 2004054230; National Library: 013039323
Class Descriptors: LC Class No.: PN771; Dewey No.: 809/.93358
Series: Cambridge companions to literature; Variation: Cambridge companions to literature.
OCLC No.: 56032902

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"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 poetry of Britain. The volume features a chronology and guide to further reading, and concludes by addressing the legacy of the war for subsequent literary and popular culture."--Jacket.
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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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