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9781937512255 | Two Dollar Radio Movement, January 13, 2015, cover price $16.00
9780340604779, titled "Post-War British Fiction: Realism and After" | Hodder Arnold, September 1, 1995, cover price $18.95 | also contains Post-War British Fiction: Realism and After

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Product Description: Loving Arms examines the war-related writings of five British women whose works explore the connections among gender, war, and story-telling. While not the first study to relate the subjects of gender and war, it is the first within a growing body of criticism to focus specifically on British culture during and after World War II...read more

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9780813119809 | Univ Pr of Kentucky, November 1, 1996, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Loving Arms examines the war-related writings of five British women whose works explore the connections among gender, war, and story-telling.

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9780813160108 | Univ Pr of Kentucky, July 7, 2014, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Loving Arms examines the war-related writings of five British women whose works explore the connections among gender, war, and story-telling.

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By Yevgeniya Yeretskaya (illustrator)

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9781605809557 | Pop edition (Ingram Pub Services, February 28, 2014), cover price $29.95
9780312104160, titled "British Poetry of the Second World War" | Palgrave Macmillan, March 1, 1985, cover price $25.00 | also contains British Poetry of the Second World War

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Product Description: Gender and warfare in the twentieth century is a collection of exciting, accessible and very readable essays that span the twentieth century, exploring the ways in which men and women have both represented warfare, and represented themselves as participants in warfare...read more
By Angela K. Smith (editor)

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9780719065743 | Manchester Univ Pr, September 4, 2004, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Gender and warfare in the twentieth century is a collection of exciting, accessible and very readable essays that span the twentieth century, exploring the ways in which men and women have both represented warfare, and represented themselves as participants in warfare.

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9780719065750 | Reprint edition (Manchester Univ Pr, August 6, 2013), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Gender and warfare in the twentieth century is a collection of exciting, accessible and very readable essays that span the twentieth century, exploring the ways in which men and women have both represented warfare, and represented themselves as participants in warfare.

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Product Description: From fires to ghosts, and from flowers to surrealist apparitions, the bombsites of London were both unsettling and inspiring terrains. Yet throughout the years prior to the Second World War, British culture was already filled with ruins and fragments...read more

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9781107009295 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 30, 2011, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: From fires to ghosts, and from flowers to surrealist apparitions, the bombsites of London were both unsettling and inspiring terrains.

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Product Description: In early June 1943, James Eric Swift, a pilot with the 83rd Squadron of the Royal Air Force, boarded his Lancaster bomber for a night raid on Münster and disappeared. Widespread aerial bombardment was to the Second World War what the trenches were to the First: a shocking and new form of warfare, wretched and unexpected, and carried out at a terrible scale of loss...read more

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9780374273316 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, August 17, 2010, cover price $26.00

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9780374533038 | Reprint edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, August 30, 2011), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: In early June 1943, James Eric Swift, a pilot with the 83rd Squadron of the Royal Air Force, boarded his Lancaster bomber for a night raid on Münster and disappeared.

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Product Description: World War II marked the beginning of the end of literary modernism in Britain. However, this late period of modernism and its response to the war have not yet received the scholarly attention they deserve. In this full-length study of modernism and World War II, Marina MacKay offers historical readings of Virginia Woolf, Rebecca West, T...read more

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9780521872225 | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 29, 2007, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: World War II marked the beginning of the end of literary modernism in Britain.

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9780521130141 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, February 11, 2010), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: World War II marked the beginning of the end of literary modernism in Britain.

Product Description: In recent decades, there has been a marked tendency to look at war literature from a perspective that reaches beyond the experiences of particular nations. Characteristically, though poetry and prose from Poland, Hungary and former Czechoslovakia are included in multi-national anthologies, the war literatures of Eastern Europe seem to have been ignored in critical studies...read more

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9780820446790 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, March 1, 2002, cover price $40.95 | About this edition: In recent decades, there has been a marked tendency to look at war literature from a perspective that reaches beyond the experiences of particular nations.
9789052019628 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, March 1, 2002, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: In recent decades, there has been a marked tendency to look at war literature from a perspective that reaches beyond the experiences of particular nations.

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From Angus Wilson to Pat Barker and Salman Rushdie, British Culture of the Post-War is an ideal starting point for those studying cultural developments in Britain of recent years. Chapters on individual people and art forms give a clear and concise overview of the progression of different genres. They also discuss the wider issues of Britain's relationship with America and Europe, and the idea of Britishness.Each section is introduced with a short discussion of the major historical events of the period. Read as a whole, British Culture of the Postwar will give students a comprehensive introduction to this turbulent and exciting period, and a greater understanding of the cultural production arising from it. (view table of contents)
By Alistair Davies (editor) and Alan Sinfield (editor)

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9780415128100 | Routledge, February 1, 2001, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: From Angus Wilson to Pat Barker and Salman Rushdie, British Culture of the Post-War is an ideal starting point for those studying cultural developments in Britain of recent years.

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9780415128117 | Routledge, June 1, 2001, cover price $38.95

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By Rod Mengham (editor) and N. H. Reeve

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9780333918852 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 25, 2001, cover price $185.00

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Product Description: In the opening section of these related studies of modern literature, Bernard Bergonzi considers the poetry and fiction of two World Wars, including discussions of Wilfred Owen, Richard Aldington’s Death of a Hero, Pat Barker’s Regeneration, and the poetry of the Desert War of the 1940s...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780754600367 | Ashgate Pub Ltd, January 1, 2000, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: In the opening section of these related studies of modern literature, Bernard Bergonzi considers the poetry and fiction of two World Wars, including discussions of Wilfred Owen, Richard Aldington’s Death of a Hero, Pat Barker’s Regeneration, and the poetry of the Desert War of the 1940s.

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Product Description: This book offers a challenging analysis of British women's literature of the 1930s and 1940s in which they debated the "justness" of a complex range of pacifist and activist roles and writing, Lassner questions prevailing approaches to the subject of women and war...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780312212414 | Palgrave Macmillan, March 1, 1998, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: This book offers a challenging analysis of British women's literature of the 1930s and 1940s in which they debated the "justness" of a complex range of pacifist and activist roles and writing, Lassner questions prevailing approaches to the subject of women and war.

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World War II saw women fully involved and experiencing work outside the home; but the temporary nature of this new role was echoed in the fiction of the era. This study offers criticism of the fiction produced during the period - a time when women wrote about everything from the Blitz to film.

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9781860490804 | Gardners Books, November 6, 1997, cover price $26.90 | About this edition: World War II saw women fully involved and experiencing work outside the home; but the temporary nature of this new role was echoed in the fiction of the era.

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This book examines the relationship between war and gender through the analysis of literary texts. Focusing on the fiction of Dorothy L. Sayers, Stevie Smith, Virginia Woolf, Naomi Mitchison and Elizabeth Bowen during the 1930s and 1940s, the book considers the different and sometimes contradictory ways in which British women writers responded both to the threat of war and to actual conflict in this period.

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9780312164133 | Palgrave Macmillan, September 1, 1996, cover price $59.95

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9780312164140 | Palgrave Macmillan, September 1, 1996, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This book examines the relationship between war and gender through the analysis of literary texts.

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By Tony Howard (editor) and John Stokes (editor)

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9781859282472 | Scolar Pr, May 1, 1996, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: Book by

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Product Description: In IMAGINATION AT WAR Adam Piette looks at the two faces of British wartime culture from 1939-1945. Behind the theatrical facade of public nostalgia and glorification he finds the private experience of the war to be disjointed, complex and a dark one where the British imagination reveals a broken and disaffected world where the war is seen as unreal and remote...read more

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9780333644683 | Trans-Atlantic Pubns, December 1, 1995, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: In IMAGINATION AT WAR Adam Piette looks at the two faces of British wartime culture from 1939-1945.

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9780340604779 | Hodder Arnold, September 1, 1995, cover price $18.95 | also contains Binary Star
9780340572153 | Oxford Univ Pr, March 1, 1995, cover price $19.95

Product Description: This accessible new survey of British writers since 1939 reveals how literature in Britain was affected by the most devastating war in history, and how it engaged with public events and private feelings during the fighting and throughout the long aftermath of recovery...read more

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9780192192424 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 1, 1993, cover price $55.00

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9780192892225 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 1, 1993, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: This accessible new survey of British writers since 1939 reveals how literature in Britain was affected by the most devastating war in history, and how it engaged with public events and private feelings during the fighting and throughout the long aftermath of recovery.

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Describes how World War II and its aftermath affected literature and the arts in Britain

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9780241125311 | Viking Pr, June 1, 1990, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Describes how World War II and its aftermath affected literature and the arts in Britain

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