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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
Database: WorldCat
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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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Title: The Cambridge companion to the literature of World War II /
Database Name: WorldCat
All Authors / Contributors: Marina MacKay
ISBN: 9780521715416; 0521715415; 9780521887557; 0521887550
Notes: Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 220-226) and index.
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.
Other Titles: Literature of World War II
Responsibility: edited by Marina MacKay.
Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung.
Year: 2009
Standard Numbers: LCCN: 2009291393; National Library: 014782893
Class Descriptors: LC Class No.: PR478.W67; Dewey No.: 809.93358
Series: Cambridge companions to topics; Variation: Cambridge companions to topics.
OCLC No.: 244767412

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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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