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The Edinburgh companion to twentieth-century British and American war literature

by Adam Piette | 31 March 2016
Synopsis
The first reference book to twentieth-century war, literature and culture In fifty-seven chapters leading academics in the field of twentieth-century war studies examine the major wars of the century as well as other conflicts imagined by English and US writers. These include the Boer War, Spanish Civil War, the troubles in Northern Ireland, the Korean War and the decolonising conflicts in Africa through to the war on terror. Topics covered include: pacifism; refugees; camouflage; the war plane; war and children's literature; war and art; spy thrillers, and many more. Taken together the essays make a deliberate and thought-provoking intervention in the field. Key Features:  Original essays commissioned from major critics and cultural historians Reflects the way war studies are currently being taught and researched: in the volume's approach, structure and breadth of coverage For scholars: core arguments and detailed research topics For students: Historically grounded topic- and genre-based essays, useful forstudying the modern period and war modules.
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The first reference book to twentieth-century war, literature and culture In fifty-seven chapters leading academics in the field of twentieth-century war studies examine the major wars of the century as well as other conflicts imagined by English and US writers. These include the Boer War, Spanish Civil War, the troubles in Northern Ireland, the Korean War and the decolonising conflicts in Africa through to the war on terror. Topics covered include: pacifism; refugees; camouflage; the war plane; war and children's literature; war and art; spy thrillers, and many more. Taken together the essays make a deliberate and thought-provoking intervention in the field. Key Features:  Original essays commissioned from major critics and cultural historians Reflects the way war studies are currently being taught and researched: in the volume's approach, structure and breadth of coverage For scholars: core arguments and detailed research topics For students: Historically grounded topic- and genre-based essays, useful forstudying the modern period and war modules.
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€41.99
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Product Details

ISBN - 9781474413947
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Published - 31/03/2016
Categories - All, Books, Fiction, Literature, Literary Reference & Essays
No. of Pages - 600
Weight - 1067
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Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 24
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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