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Wartime and aftermath : English literature and its background, 1939-60

Author: Bernard Bergonzi
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This new survey of the writers of the wartime and postwar period reveals how literature in Britain was affected by the most devastating war in history, how it engaged with public events and private feelings during the fighting and throughout the long aftermath of recovery. Drawing on a rich variety of sources, Bernard Bergonzi discusses the work of such writers as Graham Greene, Elizabeth Bowen, Evelyn Waugh, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Bergonzi
ISBN: 0192192426 9780192192424 0192892223 9780192892225
OCLC Number: 1019971006
Notes: Includes index.
Description: vii, 230 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Blackout to blitz; writers on an island; poets at home and abroad; the wake of war; sequences; anger and the empirical temper; the myth kitty; contrary voices; into the sixties.
Responsibility: Bernard Bergonzi.

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A survey of the writers of the period from 1939 to 1960 which reveals how literature in Britain was affected by World War II. The author discusses the work of such writers as Graham Greene, Elizabeth  Read more...

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