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War, women, and poetry, 1914-1945 : British and German writers and activists

Author: Joan Montgomery Byles
Publisher: Newark : University of Delaware Press ; London : Associated University Presses, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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War, Women, and Poetry examines the experience of European women, especially British and German women, in World Wars I and II and the literature they wrote in reaction to those wars. Author Joan Montgomery Byles asks what the impact of war was upon women's lives, and she focuses on how women writers of both poetry and prose represented these wars in their writing. The study is both literary and historical and seeks  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
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Byles, Joan Montgomery, 1939-
War, women, and poetry, 1914-1945.
Newark : University of Delaware Press ; London : Associated University Presses, ©1995
(OCoLC)604092730
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Montgomery Byles
ISBN: 087413563X 9780874135633
OCLC Number: 31815109
Description: 198 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Note on Mass-Observation --
1. Women's Experience of World War I: Britain and Germany --
2. British Women Poets and Soldier Poets of World War I --
3. Women between the World Wars, 1918-1939 --
4. Women's Experience of World War II: Britain and Germany --
5. British Women and Men Poets of World War II.
Responsibility: Joan Montgomery Byles.

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The focus of this book is on women's literature and women's experience in World Wars I and II, analyzing the impact of war on women's lives and how women writers (both poets and prose writers)  Read more...

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